Teoh Gay Hian was born in 1969 in Muar, Johor, in Malaysia, and is now based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He has worked as a cinematographer on both TV commercials and Feature Films, including several APSA nominated and winning films such as Opera Jawa (2006) and Memories of My Body (2018), both directed by Garin Nugroho. In 2019, he was nominated for his first APSA for The Science of Fictions, which blends black and white flashbacks with colourful contemporary photography.

Accolades

Teoh Gay Hian
Achievement in Cinematography, 2019

Teoh Gay Hian

Achievement in Cinematography, 2019

Teoh Gay Hian

The Science of Fictions (Hiruk-Pikuk Si-Alkisah)

Teoh Gay Hian was born in 1969 in Muar, Johor, in Malaysia, and is now based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He has worked as a cinematographer…

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Films

Memories of My Body
2018

Memories of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku)

Indonesia
2018

Memories of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku)

Winner – Cultural Diversity Award, 2018 Juno is just a child when his father abandons him in their village in Central Java. Alone now, he…

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The Science of Fictions
2019

The Science of Fictions (Hiruk-Pikuk Si-Alkisah)

Indonesia, Malaysia, France
2019

The Science of Fictions (Hiruk-Pikuk Si-Alkisah)

Set in 1960s Indonesia, Siman is a quiet man who accidentally discovers the filming of a fake moon-landing, shot by a foreign crew in a…

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Opera Jawa
2006

Opera Jawa

Indonesia
2006

Opera Jawa

Opera Jawa, rich in symbols and mysticism, is about a man and wife, Setio and Siti, who live in a small village and earn their…

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