Derrick Loo

Derrick Loo was trained in economics but  it soon became clear that his strongest passion lay  in cinematography. His ability to create meaningful visuals and aesthetics in his films has led to a number of successful collaborations with other award winning Singaporean filmmakers. With a good eye for details, Derrick has, over the years, lensed a huge variety of projects, including feature films, TV spots, documentary, short narrative projects, MTVs, corporate projects etc, tand has hus developed a unique versatility .

In 2009, Derrick was nominated for Best Cinematographer in the 5th Asian Festival of First Films. And in 2015 he  won Best Cinematography (Long Form) at the Apollo Awards.

Derrick has conducted courses for various local institutions since 2011. This includes Lasalle College where he conducted camera operation and Lighting courses  and Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Film and Media Studies where he taught Practical Cinematography .

Notable Works include :

《最佳伙扮》“Young & Fabulous” (2016) | Drama/ Comedy/ Fantasy

Dir: Michael Woo / Prod. co.: Encore Films


《为你转身》“I WANT YOU” (2013) | Romance/ Drama

Dir: Chai Yeewei / Prod. co.: MM2 Entertainment


TITOUDAO” (2019) | Drama, 13 Episode Series (MediaCorp Channel 5)

Dir: Glenn Chan/ Meng Ong / Yo Chen/ Prod. co.: Oak3 Films


FAM” (2018) | Drama/ Comedy, 13 Episode Series (MediaCorp Channel 5)

Dir: Glenn Chan/ Alaric Tay / Prod. co.: Oak3 Films


SeNT” (2017) | Drama/ Comedy, 8 Episode Series (HBO)

Dir: Alaric Tay / Prod. co.: HBO Asia/ VeryTay Productions

His showreel and more of his work can be seen at




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