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Short Film Asian Film Academy 2016 (Team A)


The story about the main character, Young-Jae left home when he was eighteen and didn't have any contact with his family for years. One day, his sister calls him to come back and help her with his uncle's funeral. At the funeral, Young-jae meets his niece and gets to spend the time together.

About this project


Hello Uncle (안녕,삼촌!) was a short film project that I have involved during Asian Film Academy (AFA) 2016 with another 3 directors. With the supported from another fellows and local production team members and instructors. Under guidance of Dean, Mr TSAI Ming Liang, Directing mentor Vimukthi JAYASUNDARA, Cinematography mentor Bogumil GODFREJOW.  It spent around 1 month for pre-production and 3 days principle shoots. Another 5 days of production and finally premiere in 21st Busan International Film Festival (2016).


With the another 3 directors and the rest of the fellows, we have a month of discussion to revised and finalized the script which original given by the school. I directed 2 scenes which were the restaurant scene and the slope walking scene.

AFA 2016 Team A Fellow

Original Script               

Rachel LIEW (Singapore)

Producing Part              

Directing Part              

CHENG Thim Kian (Malaysia)

Lihn DUONG (Vietnam)

LIN Chih-Jen (Taiwan)

Rahat RAHMAN (Bangaladesh)

Cinematography Part   

Anna Francesca CHE ESPIRITU (Philippine)

Khairul Hakim (Singapore)
LEE Doohee (Korea)

Natdanai NAKSUWARN (Thailand)

Editing Part                    

CHU Hoi Ying (Hong Kong)
Sound Part                  

Ankita PURKAYASTHA (India)

Production Design Part

Eldar SHIBANOV (Kazakhstan)


BUSAN International FIlm Festival (BIFF)

Dongseo University (DSU)

Busan Film Commission (BFC)
Busan Asian Film School (AFiS)

Hello Uncle_TK

Hello Uncle_TK

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Please note that this video contain the parts that directed by TK CHENG ONLY. 

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