Juan Foo has been in the business of film and media production in Singapore since the early 90s.He started his career as a grip, gaffer, cameraman, editor and then moved onto independent producing He produced pioneer cult films such as ‘Return to Pontianak’ and ‘Perth’; paving the way and encouraging more independent films to be made in Singapore.
Pioneering the local film and television industry, he has been involved up to seven feature film projects as associate producer or producer. Juan was also elemental in the setting up of production house, Oak 3 Films, and post-production house, Editude Post.
His producing capacity has seen him work on up to seven feature films and several television projects like anthology series and international documentaries.
Juan is one of the few producers who have made motion pictures on various formats ranging from digital video, HD and film. His development work has seen him incubate film projects through international film platforms such as the 'Asia-Europe Coproduction Meeting' 'Hubert Bals Award' and 'Produire Au Sud' ; giving him a broad perspective on the cinema and television content market. Juan has also successfully sold a script project to a Hollywood studio.
Juan also represented Singapore as part of a panel for the Asia Europe Foundation Film Development Conference held in Manila, The Philippines; and Goteborg, Sweden. He presented papers touching on the Singaporean film industry concerns of funding, distribution and script development.