Belly of a Nation
Season 1 and 2
A tribute to Singapore’s Hawker Centre culture – an observational documentary of great food, sold at low cost for lots and lots of people. From 2018 to 2020, the series follows the trials and tribulations of the valiant folks who feed the masses.
Commissioned by CNA. https://youtu.be/6rUyp5r3ZU4
By the Way
10 x 10 mins. Infotainment series for SingTel Jiale channel in Mandarin.
By the way is a fun and entertaining informative series hosted by Jeremy and Michelle taking audiences to places around SIngapore featuring urban relics that they would usually not take notice of.
路过不错过是一部兼具娱乐性与趣味性的信息类节目，跟随 Jeremy, 田铭耀 和 ‘一大粒’ 郑荔分的脚步，一起发现我们近在咫尺，却从未留意过的城市遗迹，让你下次路过，不错过！
In Search of Umami, a 6x half hour series about the mysterious 5th dimension of taste. Now on air, Channel News Asia – here’s the link
The Backward Race, our AR/VR pilot available. See the official website here
Yet another Mediacorp Toggle Original online drama.
Airdate: Early 2018
A Mediacorp Toggle Original online Chinese drama which premiered on 5 Dec 2017.
Air date: December 2017 – January 2018
Gok’s Chinese Takeaway
A 6×6 hour series presented by UK stylist/cook/TV host Gok Wan who explores the world of food in the Chinese Diaspora. The series takes us into communities in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, Melbourne, and Malaysia. Produced for National Geographic People Channel in collaboration with Media Development Authority, Singapore. This series is one of 5 successful commissions that were awarded in the Fox Formats Lab.
Air date: in Asia from August 2016 and internationally from September – October 2016.
(Award Winning) Route Awakening series
Jonathan Clements takes over the reins as this season takes us through deep deep layers of the past. We explore intriguing stories through the relics in the museums. A journey that twists and turns, leading us into bizarre lives of ancient capitals and lost kingdoms.
Harry Yuan returns to take on the next long journeys on this series. The theme is Bridges. He looks at some of China’s most ancient, longest, and clearest spans. He wants to know the human stories behind the bridge.
Air date: November 2017 (China) and December (Southeast Asia)
The third season sees Historian Jonathan Clements venturing into remote communities to witness how some of China’s ethnic communities mark the cycle of life. We look into the Miao, the Dong, the Gorlos Mongols, the Nakhi (Naxi) and the Lisu people.
Air date: June 2017 on NatGeo Asia and NatGeo People
The second season of our award-winning series profiling history, heritage, and long road trip through China. Presented by Dr. Jonathan Clements in 6 x half hours.
Air date: April 2016 on NatGeo Asia and NatGeo People
Route Awakening Season 2 Teaser from Sitting In Pictures on Vimeo.
Presented by Harry Yuan for National Geographic Asia. This series won GOLD REMI at 2016 WorldFest in Houston for best series in the culture/history category, SILVER in for Best Editing in 2016 NY Festival and Best Infotainment series on 2015 Asian Television Awards. Please request viewing rights (on Vimeo).
A Route Awakening Teaser 90s from Sitting In Pictures on Vimeo.
Children’s drama series based on the art of paper folding. The pilot first went to air in 2014. Now full series of 8 x half-hour episodes in post-production.
Air date: Early 2016 on Mediacorp’s OKTO
(Award Winning) Singapore Archipelago
Singapore is more than one single island. Our historical records indicate ownership of up to 70 islands. We tell the national story through events and stories that took place on the outer islands. 8x half hour. Presented by Paul Foster for a-OK, Mediacorp Singapore. The series won PLATINUM REMI in WorldFest Houston for Best program in the cultural/historical category.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SingaporeArchipelago/?fref=ts
Singapore Archipelago from Sitting In Pictures on Vimeo.
Catch up on http://tv.toggle.sg/en/tv/shows/singapore-archipelago-tif/info
Singapore has had in its modern history a total number of 250 campaigns covering public messages regarding citizenship, the way we live, work and love. This 8 x half-hour series features the key campaigns that have become the collective memory of the children and adults who live through them.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CampaignsSG/?fref=ts
Campaigns Clip from Sitting In Pictures on Vimeo.
There are art and science in human movement. Many are a highly specialised movement for health and entertainment. American-Chinese sports scientist, Harry Yuan travels to the land of his ancestors to learn the concept of kungfu, where a skill is learned over and over again until mastery is achieved. Can he hope to kungfu some fantastic moves in this 6x1hr series for National Geographic Asia, produced in conjunction with Singapore’s MDA and China’s CICC. This series was a finalist in 2014’s Asia Television Award.
Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/94292398
KungFu Motion trailer 2 Sitting in Pictures from Sitting In Pictures on Vimeo.
A series featuring the artisans who practise a vanishing trade in Asia. We challenge a younger generation to learn the craft and give a creative spin to help boost the future of the artisans. This 6xhalf hour series won Best Infotainment Series at the Asian Television Award in 2013. It also made the finalist list at Impact Awards and won Silver at the Houston World Festival 2014. Produced with funding from Singapore’s MDA, first aired on Channel News Asia and consequently around the world through UK distributor Electric Sky. The series is now available for international distribution.
Distributor: Harbour Rights