Leon Cheo

Leon Cheo

Director and screenwriter in Los Angeles, California

About Leon

Originally from Singapore, Leon Cheo graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Creative Producing. He is also an alumni of the Berlinale Talents (2014), Asian Film Academy (2013) and Tokyo Talent Campus (2012). Leon’s “The Three Sisters” won ‘Best Short Film’ at the 7th NETPAC-Jogja Asian Film Festival. His short films have travelled to festivals in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Tehran, Bangkok, Germany, Tokyo, and more. He is currently finishing a web series, “People Like Us”, and developing his debut feature film, “For Adults Only”.


Name: Leon Cheo

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Director and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Move Out Notice

    Move Out Notice (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Director Wei, 21, wants to move out and live independently but finds it challenging because her mother refuses to communicate with her verbally anymore.

  • 7 Letters

    7 Letters (2015)
    Film (Drama) Producer An emotive anthology by seven of Singapore's most illustrious filmmakers, celebrating SG50 through the lives and stories of Singaporeans. Directed by Eric Khoo, Jack Neo, K. Rajagopal, Royston Tan, Tan Pin Pin, Boo Junfeng, Kelvin Tong.

  • As You Were

    As You Were (2014)
    Film (Romance) Producer Guohui and Peiling were childhood sweethearts who met again after years of being apart and became a couple. On an idyllic island south of Singapore, they spend their last moments together as their relationship falls apart. The film is about the impossibility to know what has made people change. Through the ever-changing landscape, Guohui and Peiling realise that what is transitory is also eternal. Written by Anonymous

  • Dark Skies

    Dark Skies (2013)
    Film (Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

  • The Three Sisters

    The Three Sisters (2012)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Short) Director Yoke Sim, Poh Sim, and Choy Sim are three sisters who set out on a pleasant evening of Chinese opera only to come face to face with their own demons - each other.

  • Swing

    Swing (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director A few weeks after Wei Long and Daniel have broken up, Daniel asks Wei Long to meet him once more.

  • Four Dishes

    Four Dishes (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director What is it they say about a family which eats together?

  • Bu ye tian

    Bu ye tian (2007)
    Film (Short and Crime) Director Set against the backdrop of Chinatown in the 1960s, hard-boiled detective Lee Kian Hock is hired by Mrs Chan to look into her millionaire husband's extramarital affair. But when he finds Mr Chan murdered in a seedy hotel room and meets his enigmatic daughter, Michelle, a web of lies, intrigue and betrayal begins to unravel as each of the characters pursues their own agendas ruthlessly, in search of love and money. Written by Anonymous

Awards

  • Blencong Award - Best Short Film - Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival
    (2012)

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