Tan Bee Thiam is a filmmaker and educator. He directed short film Kopi Julia (Sharjah Biennale 2013) and co-directed Fundamentally Happy (Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2015), a film adaptation of the 2006 award-winning play by Haresh Sharma and Alvin Tan and was shot by Christopher Doyle. His debut solo feature Tiong Bahru Social Club was the Opening Film of the Singapore International Film Festival 2020 and won the Roger & Julie Corman award at the 19th Fargo Fantastic Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at Guam International Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize at the 38th Los Angeles Asia-Pacific Film Festival. An alumnus of Berlinale Talents and Rotterdam Lab, he produced Daniel Hui’s Demons (2019), Snakeskin (2015), and Eclipses (2013); Lei Yuan Bin’s 03-FLATS (2014) and White Days (2009); Liao Jiekai’s As You Were (2014) and Red Dragonflies (2010); and Yeo Siew Hua’s In the House of Straw (2009).