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May 14, 2021

What is it like to be the first #madeinsingapore #drama of any language, to film in Upstate New York, in old winter? How can we tell a story about a cult and make it relatable for a #suria audience?

For our pilot episode, we speak to TV Director, Muhd Mahfuz, the recent winner for Best Direction at the #PestaPerdana2021, about his series Kultus, the Pesta Perdana 2021 winner for Best Drama and winner of Best Original Screenplay (Singapore) - Asian Academy Awards 2019.

He joins us to reminisce about the exciting production in New York, his first TV job and his first job that had nothing to do with TV.

1. Mahfuz on how Kultus came about - 02:04

2. Mahfuz on what it like, as a Singaporean production filming a drama in the New York winter - 6:32

3. Mahfuz on how he got started in the TV industry - 22:11

4. Mahfuz gives advice for the Uncool - 37:38

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Instagram: Mahfuz Bigfooz (@bigfooz)



👉 Disclaimer: Covid 19 safety measures were strictly adhered to at all time during this production


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If you’re curious about the tools we use. IN THE STUDIO

🎤 Audio parter: Audio-Technica (S.E.A.) | Mics used were AT5040 & AT 4041 🎤

Mixer: Zoom Livetrak L-8 Digital Mixer and Recorder

📷 Camera & Support: Sony FS5 with Stock Lens | Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 4K | Canon EOS 5D Mark III

📷 Wide Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM

📷 Prime Lens: Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 STM

📷 All the rest: SmallRig Full Cage | Manfrotto Tripods