08 Aug '11, 2pm

The ‘Other’ National Day Video

The ‘Other’ National Day Video

The most important things to the video were the actors, costumes, props and the availability of a swimming pool. The actors (in their costumes) were central to the video. The toughest roles to cast was of course the lead, who had to be able to keep the energy of the video up. We auditioned several people and also approached some professional actors. The tricky part was this was a pro-bono project and anyone coming into it had to be in it for the fun as there was not much a budget. Sponsors just would not support something politically incorrect like this. A casual catching up at Screen Singapore with Chua Enlai, whom I knew from years ago, pointed me in his direction in terms of casting. After some negotiations with him and Fly Entertainment, we got him on board! The other roles that were challenging (initially) to cast were the domestic maids. Several auditionees did not a...

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