Famous Film Directors from Singapore

List of famous film directors from Singapore, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Singapore has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Singaporean directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Singapore and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Singaporean directors?" and "Which directors are from Singapore?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Singapore in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Singaporean directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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  • Anthony Chen

    Anthony Chen

    Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Nationality: Singapore
    • Films Directed: Ah Ma, Hotel 66
    Anthony Chen is a film director and a screenwriter.
  • Boo Junfeng

    Boo Junfeng

    Age: 39
    • Nationality: Singapore
    • Films Directed: Katong Fugue, The Casuarina Cove, Sandcastle
    Boo Junfeng is a Singaporean filmmaker. Boo's debut feature film Sandcastle was the first Singaporean film to be invited to the International Critics' Week at Cannes Film Festival. His films, many of ...more
  • Charles Lim Yi Yong

    Charles Lim Yi Yong

    Charles Lim Yi Yong is a film director.
    • Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia
    • Nationality: Malaysia, Singapore
    • Films Directed: Chicken Rice War
    Chee Kong Cheah, also known as CheeK is a director, writer, TV series creator, producer and creative media executive. He is best known for the film Chicken Rice War and his work on the television ...more
  • Cheng Ding An

    Cheng Ding An

    Cheng Ding An is a Singaporean director. He directed local hit movie Kallang Roar the Movie which was released on 21 August 2008.He also directed, Ghost on Air, starring deejay Dennis Chew in the ...more
  • Claire Wong is a Singapore-Malaysian actor, director, producer, and filmmaker. She is the co-founder and Joint Artistic Director and Producer of Checkpoint Theatre. Claire writes, directs, produces, ...more