Brian Yulo Ng is an aspiring Filipino/Singaporean Artist, Animator
and Chef. His works often balance different aspects of nature, fantasy and suffering.
He is currently pursuing a Double Degree for
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts and Experimental
Animation in the California Institute of the Arts. Many of his digital and
analogue installations have been featured in the Philippines,
the Singapore and the United States. His animated films have also been shown
throughout multiple Film Festivals around the world.
Through an exploration of different techniques
he works between mediums of performance, cooking, film, drawing and animation.
He has worked as a Line Cook in the Philippines, served as a Corporal
First Class in the Singapore Armed Forces, a Print & Digital
Media Technician in California as well as a Free-Lance Caterer, Animator,
Producer and Collaborator for films in the Greater Los Angeles area.
- "24" (Animated/Directed by Brian Yulo Ng) is the animated retrospective of a young man born between different cultures,
it depicts moments of memory through short vignettes of the past;
Alongside an evolving abstracted animation that grows in complexity.
The film tackles issues of culture, memory and trauma through the lens
of a person torn between identities. The film has a strong theoretical
base around the number 24.
-One of sixteen students selected to participate in an
intensive Blue Sky Idea Development process with
Imagineering. Students worked in groups of four to
develop a immersive experience project from an initial idea to final
presentation, and pitched to Walt Disney Executives.
-"Terrarium (2018)" Official Selection
Wild & Scenic Film Festival: 17th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2019 in Nevada, California
-"Terrarium (2018)" Official Selection Natourale: Nature & Tourism Film Festival 2018 in Wiesbaden, Germany
-"Terrarium (2018)" Honorable Mention for Experimental Film at the
TopShorts Film Festival: TopShorts Online Film Festival 2018
- The World/Beyond : Mid-Residency Exhibition California Institute of the Arts Fall 2018:
Stop Motion Timelapse Film, Social Experiment and Week-long Performance on
The Destruction of Knowledge.
- Terrarium (Animated/Directed by Brian Yulo Ng) : Terrarium is an animated short film
that takes an intimate look at the essential movements of nature in relation to water.
A terrarium is typically an object that is used to contain and observe the growth
of diverse plant and animal life. Through close observation into the habitat
surrounding the Telaggio Valley. this piece seeks to question the way in which
all forms of life are bound together through the flow of water and currents of wind.
The piece animates the interactions between moving waters, rocks, plant, clouds
and rain; to create a unique interplay between all these various elements .
- Nature Art and Habitat Residency Program "Acqua" Resident Summer 2018 in Bergamo, Italy
-Print & Digital Media Lab Technician:
Print & Digital Media Lab School of Art/
California Institute of the Arts (September 2017-present)
-Line Cook/Prep Cook Bondi & Bourke Restaurant: Bondi & Bourke
Upper Class Australian Restaurant in
Bonifacio Global City, Makati City Manila (May 2017-August 2017)
-"Internal Reflection (2017)"" Interactive Projection Mapping Installation Digital Arts Expo 2017: California Institute of the Arts Digital Arts Expo Spring 2017 in the Walt Disney Modular Theater.