Michael Chua

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Michael Chua
Michael in Tokyo, Japan December 2008
Michael Chua

Other namesWieszcz
Years active1997 - present
Spouse(s)Akemi Kumagai

Michael Chua is a film producer, film director and poet from Singapore. Michael graduated from the Film, Sound and Video[1] department of Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1997. His talents were evident from the start when he won numerous accolades during his academic life. Upon embarking on his professional career, he has directed and shot various projects of different genres, including music videos, commercials, TV dramas and feature length movies.

Currently, Michael is developing a few feature films as the Executive Producer. He spearheaded the 2nd phase of the Life Before Death campaign that involves co-curating films for a traveling film festival with the purpose of breaking the silence of death and care for the dying.

In 2013, Michael started Skyshot with his business partner to add aerial and drones capabilities to his work. Skyshot is also the creator of TBOX - an amorised camera system that is capable of long-term time-lapse. TBOX was launched in Broadcast Asia 2015 in Singapore.[2][3]

Michael enjoys long walk on the beach and anything Japanese.

Selected filmography[edit]

Director of Photography)

  • Home (Music video) (starring Kit Chan)
  • Water (Music video)
  • Moments of Magic (Music video) (starring Fann Wong)
  • Kleenex (TV Commercial)
  • Guan Xin Tai (TV Commercial)
  • Indocafe (TV Commercial)
  • The Best Bet (Feature Length Movie)
  • Love Poetry (Telemovie) MediaCorp 5


  • Incredible Tales (Horror) MediaCorp 5
  • Beach 360 (Travelogue) HD Channel Mediacorp
  • Full Circle (Docu-Drama) MediaCorp 5
  • Beyond the Dot (6x30min Infotainment) Channel News Asia
  • Singapore Arrival Video (Inflight Entertainment)
  • Health Sciences Authority (Corporate Video)

Executive Producer

  • ALYA (13 X 1 hour Drama) (HD) Indonesia TV[4]
  • Oh Lucy! (22min Short Film)[5]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ FSV
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-10-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-10-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Alya[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b "Oh Lucy! official selection in Cannes Cinéfondation"
  6. ^ Sons
  7. ^ 2014 Cannes Film Festival
  8. ^ https://variety.com/2014/film/news/cannes-skunk-tops-cannes-film-festivals-cinefondation-1201189481/
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Singapore International Film Festival Award for Best Short Film
for Sons
Succeeded by
No Award