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Working outside their comfort zones: (From left) Producer Nicholas Chee and filmmakers Sanif Olek, Wee Li Lin, Don Aravind and Kenny Tan team up for Utter 2014

Directing the write stuff

Four local filmmakers move out of their comfort zones to adapt local literature into short films, reconnecting with their roots in the process on Utter 2014 - the prelude to this year's Singapore Writers Festival. DYLAN TAN reports
Jul 25, 2014 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE might not have a Harry Potter or Twilight in the making yet but the gap between the local literary and film scene is closing with the return of Utter, the annual Singapore Writers Festival initiative where homegrown literature is brought to life through other art mediums like theatre