Shane Lim (b. 1993) graduated from the National Film and Television School with an MA in Directing Fiction. His debut short film November premiered at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival and was later nominated for the Golden Reel for best short film at the 31st Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. In 2019, November was added to the Asian Short Film Archive in the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Library.
He has since made numerous shorts, among them a trio of films experimenting with hybrid forms – together, they reflect the impact
of social media in the lives of young people. Vessel premiered on Vimeo's ‘Staff Picks’, #L4L screened at the 31st Filmfest-Dresden and Into the Ripple received a nomination for best student film at the 5th Birmingham Film Festival.

His first music video for Rina Sawayama’s Alterlife, conceptualised and shot in 24 hours, premiered on VICE and was later featured on VOGUE,

As a director, he seeks emotional truth and grounds daring experimentation in heartfelt storytelling. His work aims to provoke questions about culture and society, in the hope of creating dialogue to encourage change.

CV and screeners available on request.

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