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
Move Out Notice
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
Film (Short and Drama) Director What is it they say about a family which eats together?
Bu ye tian
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
Blencong Award - Best Short Film - Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival