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This week on Anecdotes, Jason Teo, scriptwriter for a local video production house Juo Productions joins us!
We talked about a bunch of things, particularly about how tough is local video production projects and what it means to be a creative in Singapore. We touched a little bit on leaders and followers, which Jason gave his unique perspective on: it’s alright not to be leader, as long as you’re contributing and believe in the cause.
2:20 – Tim’s first impression of Jason
8:00 – How Jason got into scriptwriting for Juo Productions
18:20 – How Jason make his passion work at Juo Productions
21:30 – Everyone’s situation doesn’t allow creation but contribute to feel satisfied; entrepreneur fever
29:30 – Feeling lucky because knowing what one enjoys since a young age is extremely rare
30:55 – How do you find out what you like?
32:00 – Chase the small dreams before chasing the big dreams
34:50 – Judgement stops a lot of people in their tracks
38:40 – How hard was deciding to write scripts for Juo Productions?
42:20 – Where does Jason get inspiration for content?
44:55 – Building on an idea is as important as coming up with the idea itself
50:15 – Jason’s perspective of art
55:00 – Where the film industry is heading towards – Netflix!
58:00 – Singapore’s education system is too rigid and discourages free-thinking?
1:02:15 – Creative thinking is great but there must be leaders and followers
1:08:00 – Jason chose Polytechnic because it has a freer environment for his creative thinking
1:14:45 – Some shameless promotions for Juo Productions
Juo Productions youtube page
Audio file size: 84.36 MB