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Recorded and produced in Singapore, This Freelancer LIfe is a Podcast from Reels Asia, a leading Production Resource for Media Industry in Singapore for Creative Freelancers. Each episode we sit down with a well known freelancer and talk about what they're up to, how they started their career, what advice they'd like to give to their younger self, and share an industry story or two.
 
I believe we can change the world. But first, we’ve got to stop living in fear of being judged for who we are. Hi I'm Genecia Alluora, Founder of the #1 Leading Female Entrepreneur Network in South East Asia supporting 1 Million women to Own & LOve The F-Word. Being fabulous, having freedom, financial independence and Family. With a challenge to women everywhere to stop TALKING themselves out of their dreams, Soul Why? Secrets of The Soul Rich Woman Blueprint identifies the excuses to let go ...
 
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Sheryl Lee at Mongabay is one of the newest people to pop into our Telegram chat, and because we're always interested in our community and how they made their way to journalism, we asked her to talk about her career. Sheryl is new to journalism; she graduated a year ago -- not in journalism, but in accounting and business. We talked about how to su…
 
Jerry Hoh, veteran actor, reveals the similarities between himself and the many uncool things that he collects, the origins of his acting career and the challenges of living in the UK in the 80s and 90s. #fceuncool #actorslife #lifeofanactor 1) Uncool Jerry…. 00:02:20:23 2) The Fame Awards...00:11:00:02 3) Programme with Kinky sex? Get Jerry…18:51:…
 
Jerry Hoh tells us about his branding as an actor… Tune in to Youtube, Spotify, Apple Podcast or anywhere you get your podcasts from. 📺 Watch past episodes on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyEgcfzkuV7oVjzCAvBjo91RUA1hKbOOg 🎙️ Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gYc5ECrUgd1TNbVSWGw5w Follow him on Instagram @jerry_hoh…
 
We’re speaking with Priya Thuvassery from Chambal Media in India about their new training academy for women journalists in rural communities. It’s inspiring. They plan to train 270 women over the next three months across three states in India. The objective is to "go beyond the technical aspects of reporting and encourage students to recognize and …
 
Kyle Ong, co-creator of the Ghost Maps podcast, chats about audio content and how Ghost Maps became one of South East Asia’s most listened to podcast this year. You may even hear some Kyle tell some ghost stories along the way… #fceuncool #wearehantu #podcasting #storytelling #audiobranding 1) Kyle tells a Ghost Story… - 01:37 2) Podcasting is not …
 
Kyle Ong, co-founder of the popular Ghost Maps podcast, comes to our podcast to tell us ghost stories… Tune in to Youtube, Spotify, Apple Podcast or anywhere you get your podcasts from. Watch past episodes on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyEgcfzkuV7oVjzCAvBjo91RUA1hKbOOg Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gYc5ECrUg…
 
Entrepreneur. Model. Educator. Carean Oh is all… Carean tells us how was she was a cool discipline mistress and why a heart-based education is cool. #fceuncool #careanoh #WritersStudioSG #CreativeWriting #UncoolPodcast #TeachersPerspectives 1) Becoming #bossbabe 00:01:55:15 2) The boy who wanted to be President… 00:06:08:09 3) Teaching is not archa…
 
Under One Roof was Asia’s first English language sitcom produced and recorded in front of a live studio audience. For Nicholas Lee, being Ronnie Tan was a chance of a lifetime. He chats about what it was like to be Ronnie then… and what is like to be still be recognised as Ronnie now… 26 years later. #fceuncool #groupx #teamX #impossibleisnothing #…
 
As Ronnie Tan on Under One Roof, Nicholas Lee was one part of Singapore’s funniest family…. And when you have one line in the episode, you better make it work. Nicholas Lee talks to us about the art of comedy acting, what it was like to be part of Asia’s first English sitcom, and how he is still recognized for that iconic role, 26 years later. Tune…
 
Being in Public Relations (PR) and Marketing for more than 12 years has given Wesley Gunter the privilege of seeing how the industry has evolved, especially with the birth of social media and rapidly changing consumer trends. In short, he has been in PR through the cool and uncool stages. He finds time to chat with us about the all things PR and ti…
 
Wesley the privilege of seeing how the industry has evolved especially with the birth of social media and rapidly changing consumer trends. Wesley Gunter discussed with us if the PR industry has evolved to be cooler than it was before. Tune in this Saturday on Youtube, Spotify, Apple Podcast or anywhere you get your podcasts from. Watch past episod…
 
Besides his PHD, Dr. Gwee Li Sui is known for many things. Former Academic. Poet. Graphic Artist. Literary Critic. Singlish. He drops by the podcast to talk about the nuances of Singish, why it should not be perceived to be uncool, and what it was like during the early days as a creative writer. He remembers his undergraduate days, seeing his books…
 
Tune in this Saturday on Youtube, Spotify, Apple Podcast or anywhere you get your podcasts from. Watch past episodes on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyEgcfzkuV7oVjzCAvBjo91RUA1hKbOOg Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gYc5ECrUgd1TNbVSWGw5w #fceuncool #singapore #singlish…
 
Before they were Singapore’s first professional wrestlers, “The Statement”, “Trexxus” and The Lion City Hit Girl, Alexis Lee, from Singapore Pro Wrestling Federation (SPW) were doing anything they could to get taken seriously. They drop by the podcast to take us back to their schools days, hiding their wrestling activities from their parents, growi…
 
Tune in this Saturday on Youtube, Spotify, Apple Podcast or anywhere you get your podcasts from. Follow these guys on Instagram: @sgprowrestling Watch past episodes on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyEgcfzkuV7oVjzCAvBjo91RUA1hKbOOg Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gYc5ECrUgd1TNbVSWGw5w #fceuncool #SgProWrestling #…
 
Before moving to New York City in 2010, where he has performed extensively Off-Broadway, Regionally, and Internationally, Hansel Tan was supposed to be scholar and on the path to be a Humanities Teacher. He drops by to talk with Sean and Yen-Lyng about how his life journey deviated away from the classroom, how to be an actor in New York City and wh…
 
Before moving to New York City in 2010, where he has performed extensively Off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally, Hansel Tan was supposed to be scholar and on the path to be a Humanities Teacher. He talks about the time he was personally directed by Academy Award winning actor, Morgan Freeman for a movie Tune in this Saturday on Youtube, Sp…
 
Before he was your morning radio DJ from 6am to 10am on Kiss 92FM for 7 years, Jason Johnson made a living watching and writing more than 2000 film reviews. He drops by the podcast to talk about how to be a morning radio DJ, how to be a film reviewer, his love for Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks and horrifying cinema experiences. From Alberta to Sembawan…
 
What is it like to be the first #madeinsingapore #drama of any language, to film in Upstate New York, in old winter? How can we tell a story about a cult and make it relatable for a #suria audience? For our pilot episode, we speak to TV Director, Muhd Mahfuz, the recent winner for Best Direction at the #PestaPerdana2021, about his series Kultus, th…
 
Awkward first jobs. Professional faux pas. Badly timed injuries. We all have those uncool, embarrassing stories – even to coolest of us... In this Freelance Creative Exchange edition, we speak to 10 successful creatives about what it was like before they were cool and how it is cool to be uncool. From working with Morgan Freeman, to being part of p…
 
Carynn Tey landed in Bangkok just before the lockdown started last year and since then she has successfully launched her business there, in spite of the covid-19 pandemic. We speak to her about the importance of having an open and positive mindset when arriving in a new country and what it is like to work in one of the world’s friendliest countries…
 
It is always going to be painful leaving all the comfort behind to go somewhere where you don't even know if you can pay the bills doing what you're good at doing. But for Rayve Zen, there’s always a strong need to leave the nest, even though he is a Singapore boy at heart. We speak to Rayve how he deals with uncertainty and what drives him to upro…
 
How do you know what is the right fee to charge when relocating to another country? What are the factors that you should consider when deciding on your new rate? We speak to cinematographer Jaryl Lim about revising his rates when uprooting himself from London and how he is building his career in Vancouver and using it as a stepping stone to breakin…
 
What is the biggest culture shock faced by a Singaporean in the Big Apple? Can the working culture here give you an edge in navigating diverse, multicultural workplaces outside Singapore? We speak to New York based content producer Priyanka Menon about what it is like to leave a successful career behind in Singapore, and start all over again in a n…
 
Singapore needs risk-takers to spur growth, be it in filmmaking or business. How can we rewire our society to encourage experimenting and be more forgiving of mistakes? This week, we speak to Sydney-based filmmaker and motion graphics designer Perry Lam about importance of taking creative risks and why had he stayed in Singapore, he would not be ab…
 
What is it like to build a career in documentary filmmaking from Chicago? How can we tell a story about the Singaporean educational systems like Unteachable and make it relatable for an international audience? For our pilot episode, we speak to Shuling Yong, a Chicago-based award-winning documentary filmmaker, DP and Location Sound Recordist with a…
 
Monetisation is a question that's on every podcaster’s mind. In the US, podcast advertising spending will cross the $1 billion mark in 2021. For the season finale of Working Women, we speak to Jaime Ng, founder and CEO of MatchCasts and the industry expert in podcast monetization about why brands are reluctant to get onboard podcast advertising at …
 
Makeup coach Samina Malik aims to take the superficial out of the beauty industry, After the 20 years in the field, she launched her own makeup line Sceptr Cosmetics that is long-lasting, easy to use and halal-friendly for the practical modern women. We speak to Samina about her entrepreneur journey, what it is like to self-fund and launch a makeup…
 
TV in the 2020s may not even look like TV as we know. Our children are already device-agnostic — looking for TV anywhere they can find it. The future of the media is in content itself, no longer the devices we are watching on. We speak to Warner Kids Carlene Tan about how children’s viewing habits (Youtube, TikTok & gaming) and social relevant prog…
 
Jiang Wanni became a food delivery rider during the Circuit Breaker lockdown in April. She documented her journey in two well-received vlogs: How Much I Earn a Day As a Female GrabFood Cyclist? https://youtu.be/xNVQbi8T-Kw & What it's like to be a food delivery rider? https://youtu.be/oL_I3ydv0iM Along the way, she interviewed many food delivery ri…
 
Many people get excited by glamour and proximity to the rich and famous. But to be a celebrity assistant requires a lot of time commitment and hard work. We speak to Tracy Tam about breaking into the Hong Kong film industry and what it was like to be the personal assistant for Stephen Chow. She shares her takeaways from working for the movie icon, …
 
The new normal requires a new mindset. AngelCentral ’s Huang Shao-Ning suggests that companies that recognize the opportunities and modify their business model can actually grow in this global pandemic. However, entrepreneurs should always have an exit strategy for their business plan, despite the economic situation. The angel investor shares her c…
 
140: 21 Lessons On Launching An International Platform And Make It Profitable Part 2. How you can launch your business and make it profitable Today’s episode is part two of 21 Lessons on launching Soul Rich Woman and many other launches. Launch resistance is real 02:07- 02:27 Everyone experiences it so the fact that you have resistance, people have…
 
139: 21 Lessons On Launching An International Platform And Make It Profitable Part 1. How you can launch your business and make it profitable Today I want to talk about the 21 lessons from launching Soul Rich Woman, doing our membership programs and I would love to share them with you. Here are some of the biggest lessons from our biggest launch ev…
 
138: Power Of Self-Love A lot of women are extremely nurturing and loving to everyone except themselves. Some psychologists say it’s because from an early age girls are taught to be helpful, selfless, and not to trouble anyone. I think it causes some women to feel guilty as if they are not worth spending time or money on or even asking for help. Th…
 
137: You're Totally Worth It And Confidently Beautiful - Here's Why Today I'm going to share with you that You're Totally Worth It And Confidently Beautiful like Miss Universe or a clean shirt, or a new notebook, or fabulous hair, whatever that you are totally worthy of or confidently beautiful of. Fabulous, having freedom, financial independence w…
 
Design thinking isn’t just for designers. It is a mindset that focuses on how to approach the challenges around us. A mindset that can help us adapt to the process of being more mindful, and open to the right direction towards innovation. We speak to Design Singapore’s Emily Ong about how non-designers can adopt and use the design mindset as a stra…
 
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