Jennifer Lim is an actor/filmmaker best known for her appearance as Kana in Eli Roth's 'Hostel'. She has since appeared in award winning artist Shezad Dawood's 'Piercing Brightness' and soon to be released 'A Monster Calls' based on the award winning novel by Patrick Ness. As a filmmaker, she's written, directed and produced commissioned short films and currently developing a TV series. She is a member of US and British Equity and is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
More info on website: http://www.jenniferlim.me
Name: Jennifer Lim
Lives in: London, England
Company: Moongate Productions
Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter
A Monster Calls
Film by J.A. Bayona (Drama and Fantasy) Actress The monster does not come walking often. This time it comes to Connor, and it asks for the one thing Connor cannot bring himself to do. Tell the truth. This is a very touching story about a boy who feels very damaged, guilty and mostly angry. He struggles at school with bullies, and pity looks from everyone, and at home with his mother's sickness. Will Connor overcome his problems? Will everything be okay? Will Connor be able to speak the truth?
Television (Drama, Horror and Mystery) Actress In 2014 Steve Chandon, egomaniac millionaire, and nature activist ventures into the wild in pursuit of an incident from 2003, that will not give him any rest: An encounter with an "unknown" creature. In December 2014, Steve starts his journey, armed with cameras, lighting, and further equipment, planning to prove this creatures existence. But what was planned as a short trip soon turns into a long, and intense journey, as Steve distances himself from society and it's norms, more, and more, and begins to see himself as a part of his surroundings. Even Lynn, Steve's girlfriend, doesn't seem able to change his mind. And so Steve stays in the deep forest, which he sees as his territory. Live-chats are Steve's only contact to the outside world, as other humans to him are not welcome. In solitude, and fuelled by alcohol, Steve descends into his own world, in which there is no higher purpose than proving this creatures existence. Written by Timo Rose
Dream of Emerald Hill
Film (short) by Mingyu Lin (Drama) Actress, Producer Rosie Seow aka Kheng Lim was one of Singapore's first English speaking stage actresses and almost definitely the first actor of South East Asian descent to train at London's prestigious RADA drama school. Her daughter, Stella Kon, author of the seminal Emily Of Emerald Hill, went on to become one of Singapore's most acclaimed writers. Through snapshot vignettes from the 40's and 50's (including a perilous war time journey) Dream Of Emerald Hill celebrates the life of this pioneering and inspirational figure - actress, teacher, wife, mother and nation-builder. Written by Daniel York
Beginner's Guide to Live in the UK
Film (short) by Weiwei Si (Comedy) Actress
The Sonnet Project
Television by Angela Rauscher (Comedy, Drama, History and Romance) Actress All 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets, each performed by a different actor in a New York City location.
My Half Night with Him
Film (short) by Shan Ng (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Actress My Half Night With Him is an urban tale about sex, breaking up, karma, past lives and the search for love in the modern age. Set against the backdrop of a busy but often unwelcoming London, My Half Night With Him follows Chinese immigrant Bee, a 32 year old journalist, as she struggles to come to terms with her failing relationship with her long term boyfriend, El, who no longer finds her sexually attractive. The story follows their troubled attempts to rescue their falling sex life and their individual searches for sex and love in a very big and often lonely city. El and Bee both have ultimately found the strength to refuse the karma from their past life. This film is a journey of self-realisation and of understanding love and destiny as both the main characters ultimately find their new soul-mates in London. Written by Anonymous
Film by Shezad Dawood (Drama and Sci-Fi) Actress Piercing Brightness is a science fiction film directed by internationally acclaimed artist Shezad Dawood. The film utilizes science fiction as a backdrop from which to contest fixed notions of race, migration and identity. The plot interweaves elements of documentary, within a character-driven narrative involving the different and changing communities in Preston, in the North of England and points to Lancashire's position as having the highest UFO sighting rate and the fastest growing Mainland Chinese population in the UK. The film combines digital and analogue processes, high production values and low-fi aesthetics to tell a story through both its narrative and distortions of time brought about by experiments with the various formats used. The story begins with Jiang and Shin, a young Chinese boy and girl, who land in a spacecraft outside of Preston. They have been sent on a mission to retrieve the 'Glorious 100' - agents who were sent to this planet millennia ago to study and ... Written by Kate Parker
Film by Stephen Don (Action, Drama and Thriller) Actress Lin, a Chinese woman, and Karol, a Pole, are two innocents pulled down into the underworld of gang warfare between Poles, Chinese, and Belfast hoods. When two Polish petty thieves doublecross both Chinese and Belfast gangs, even the innocent are not untouched. Written by Stephen Don
Film (short) by Daniel York (Drama) Actress, Producer, Director, Writer London. 2018. Set against a post 'MP Expenses Scandal' backdrop where the nation is disenfranchised with politicians and university students face rising tuition fees and mounting debts, the film follows a young woman Ella who sets out to meet a mysterious stranger. Through the course of the film it is revealed that Ella is a belle de jour and the mysterious man a disgraced politician. One sells her flesh and the other sells his soul. One night, two lives, things are not what it seems. Written by Anonymous
Mercutio's Dreaming: The Killing of a Chinese Actor
Film (short) by Jennifer Lim (Comedy and Drama) Producer, Director Lawrence Yang, a would-be Shakespearean actor, and his travails with an industry that will only see him as 'oriental'. Follow him from his drama school showcase performing his dream role, Mercutio's 'Queen Mab' speech from Romeo & Juliet, through a series of hilarious and heartbreaking encounters with a variety of colourful yet true to life characters; phlegmatic, larger than life Eric Woo who runs his own cattle call theatrical agency specialising in 'orientals', a hapless group of East Asian 'background artistes' on a 'Mishima Deodorant' commercial, glamorous and powerful agent Regine Carey who takes Lawrence under her wing, self styled 'oriental actress' Vicky Chen and award winning theatre director Tobias Morrison. Written by Anonymous
Film by Benedek Fliegauf (Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actress A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Television by Jo Ho (Fantasy) Actress On a school trip to a museum, Bo, her younger sister Jen, Vicky, Trix and Martin - five ordinary kids from London - are transported to an ancient Chinese Spirit World where they find themselves suddenly transformed into Spirit Warriors, each with their own unique spirit power. With the help of their mentor Shen, a Chinese water dragon, they must use their new-found skills to find 12 legendary spirit pieces before the evil warlord Li and his henchman Hwang can get their hands on them. If our heroes succeed they'll save the universe - and Bo's mum. If our heroes fail, the universe is doomed! Written by Anon
Film (short) by Shuang Zou (Drama, Family and Romance) Actress Two Chinese actresses meet a performance by the younger one in a pub theater foyer in London. Hua and Lily used to be as close as auntie and niece, Lily came to London as a child and lived with Hua's family and grew up as an actress. Hua gave up her career as a theater star in China for her marriage in UK. The film depicts a moment in which their lives after few years of unsettled silence are brought up again. Their emotional journey is challenged by bitter sweet memories from the past. Both women prove unable to reconcile because of the intense affair which happened between Lily and Hua's foreign husband. The moment is frozen in time and reality is left in stillness for both women. Written by Anonymous
Act of Grace
Film by Noreen Kershaw (Crime and Drama) Actress When Dezzie befriends new boy Yasin at his school, little does he know his life will take an unexpected turn that will ultimately shape his future. Having witnessed the perpetual racist taunts and bullying to the quiet Chinese newcomer, Dezzie, no stranger to beatings himself, stands up to Yasin's persecutors and wins the respect, not only of his tormentors, but more importantly of Yasin, and his family. Dezzie takes Yasin under his protective wing and they become firm and loyal friends until Yasin's Godfather Kai arrives to take the teenage Yasin back to Hong Kong. Ten years pass without a word until Yasin, aged twenty-five, comes back to Manchester to find his friend Dezzie and offer him a lucrative position at his side within the family firm. But this is a firm with a difference: Dezzie, the only white man to do so this side of the Atlantic is to be a Triad member and run the family business in Manchester and Liverpool And here our story begins. Just as Yasin was once thrust into ... Written by alan field
When Evil Calls
Television (Comedy and Horror) Actress In the Willburn Hall, a Sixth Form College, the janitor tells the story of the geek Samantha Neil, the outcast Headmaster's daughter, in twenty episodes. Episode 1: The Wish - An evil Djinn dressed like a clown offers a wish to Samantha. In return, Samantha should indicate two schoolmates to receive a phone call offering a wish. She wishes to be popular and her wish comes true and she dates Daniel. Episode 2: Bad Trip - A girl wishes to be prettier than the gorgeous Victoria, and she is accidentally deformed by acid in the laboratory. Episode 3: Passed Away - The unpopular Neville has acne on his face and wishes to have no spot. He is locked in a garbage can by the bully Kirsty and rats eat his face. Episode 4: Die-T - The fat boy Kenny wishes to be thin and he is pressed against a wall by a van. Episode 5: Beauty and the Geek - The alcoholic detective Ringwald comes to the college with his partner Detective Nelson to interview the Headmaster. Meanwhile, a nerd wishes to kiss the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Film (short) by Jo Ho (Drama) Actress A sick teenager, stuck in hospital isolation develops a fragile relationship with the janitor who has his daily cigarette outside her room.
Film by Hadi Hajaig (Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and Thriller) Actress Victorian inspired modern day supernatural film noir, set against the backdrop of Whitechapel, mediums and the work of supposed pagan architect Nicholas Hawksmoore.
Film by Brian Scott Murphy (Comedy, Drama and Fantasy) Actress Pizza Girl follows Delilah (Amy Wray), a pizza delivery driver, on her last day of work. She juggles the usual assortment of oddball customers while trying to tie up loose ends with the people who depend on her. As a tough and aging hipster, Delilah provides a breath of humanity to people who can no longer see themselves in a media-drenched world. One of those people is Bill (Steve Poizat-Newcomb), an unemployed dot-bomber who is afraid to leave his house and spends all his time playing video games. Another is Ferris (Jose Carranza), a washed up baseball player and junkie that can't function without Delilah in moments requiring responsibility. And finally Winnie (Reyanne Collins), who is an anime freak in denial about her relationship with an abusive and psychotic jerk (Mike Hawkins). Of course, Delilah's last day doesn't seem any worse than usual until she gets dumped by her long-term boyfriend (Boe Badley) after a sexually repressed loser (Chris Flanagan) falls in love with her. ... Written by Robb Norton
Film by Eli Roth (Horror) Actress 3 backpackers are in Amsterdam where they get locked out of their youth hostel. They are invited into a man's house where he tells them of a hostel somewhere in eastern Europe where the women are all incredibly hot and have a taste for American men. When they get there, everything is too good to be true - the hostel is "to die for" Written by CROESKE
Film (short) by Amanda Boyle (Drama and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew There was once a hotel in the mountains that was so popular with guests, the manager decided to extend it. Yet still it remained full. The Manager continued to extend it, until eventually it became infinitely large. One day much to his surprise, no spare rooms could be found in his now infinite hotel. All the mathematical calculations, which he normally relied on to find the rooms, just wouldn't work... Written by Anonymous
Film by Michael Winterbottom (Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actress Code 46 is a love story set in a Brave New World-type near-future where cities are heavily controlled and only accessible through checkpoints. People cannot travel unless they have "papeles" (papers in Spanish; words and sentences in many languages, especially Spanish, French and Chinese are mixed with English in this new world), a special travel permit issued by the totalitarian government, the "Sphinx". Outside these cities, the desert has taken over and shanty towns are jammed with non-citizens - people without IDs forced to live primitive lives. William is a family man who works as a government investigator. When he is sent to Shanghai to solve a case of fake IDs, he meets a woman named Maria. Although he realizes she is behind the forgeries, he cannot help but fall completely in love with her. He hides her crime and they have a wild, passionate affair that can only last as long as his visa: 24 hours. Back home, William is obsessed with the memory of Maria. When the original ... Written by Anonymous
World of Pub
Television (Comedy) Actress Barry and Garry run a pub in the West End of London. Each week their friend, certified cockney geezer Dodgy Phil, comes up with scheme to attract more punters. For example, turning the pub into a Michael Caine-themed restaurant, or making it a pub-cum-bookshop. Usually this ends in disaster and the pub is destroyed. In the meantime numerous film references are dropped Written by Richard Smeltzer
Film by James Dearden (Crime, Drama, History and Thriller) Actress Ambitious, wide-boy Nick Leeson is determined to rise in the world and be more than a simple bank clerk. When his employers, Barings Bank, offer him the opportunity to go to Jakarta to sort out a problem that nobody else wants, he seizes the opportunity with both hands. In Jakarta he meets and marries Lisa and together they go to Singapore when the bank offers him the job of setting up their future options trading operation. To save money the bank allows Nick to operate both the floor trading and the back office facilities and force him to employ cheap, unskilled staff. His first year of trading is a big success and he makes large profits for the bank even though he has illegally broken trading rules and secretly covered up losses. Given more freedom, even more money and continuing unchecked, Nick starts to make losses and again attempts to trade out of them but this time he comes unstuck as his illegal trading generates even bigger losses. After the death of his unborn child Nick ... Written by Mark Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Die Straßen von Berlin
Television (Crime) Actress The cases of an organized crime unit of the Berlin police.