Yeo Siew Hua is a member of the 13 Little Pictures film collective and winner of the Kodak Singapore Prize for Cinematography and the Cathay Organization Gold Medal, when he was studying film at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore. He wrote and directed the surrealist film In the House of Straw (2009) and also the crowd-funded feature documentary The OBS: A Singapore Story (2014) about one of the longest surviving musical group in Singapore – The Observatory. He produced the horror anthology Hell on Earth, curating 18 horror shorts by 18 filmmakers interpreting the 18 levels of hell according to Chinese mythology, to which he directed one of the segments, The Minotaur. Yeo is a student of philosophy at the National University of Singapore and is a recipient of the New Talent Feature Grant from the Media Development Authority of Singapore. He is also a participant in the 2015 edition of the Next Masters Talents Tokyo held in conjunction with Tokyo Filmex 2015. In 2018, he was awarded Locarno Film Festival’s top prize, the Golden Leopard, for his film A Land Imagined, the film he produced through the Asia Pacific Screen Lab.
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