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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.

Achievements, Accolades and Work Experience

    - Shiro Oni Studio Artist Summer Studio Residency 2019 One of eight artists to participate in the Onishi Natsu Matsuri (Summer Music Festival) as well as an Exhibition in Onishi Brewery

    - "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 Walt Disney 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 PhotoDiversity Film Festival 2019: PhotoDiversity Film Festival 2019 in NY, United States
    -"Terrarium (2018)" Global Selection Earth Day Film Festival 2019: Earth Day Film Festival 2019 in Chico, California
    -"Terrarium (2018)" Official Selection Downstream Film Festival 2019: Downstream Environmental Film Festival 2019 in MN, United States

    -"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.

    -Corporal First Class, Chief National Serviceman Fulltime of Maintenance & Services Platoon, 1st Army Maintenance Base: Singapore Armed Forces
    -Line Cook, MOSAIC Restaurant in WGS 2016, World Gourmet Summit 2016
    -Head Chef, Mobile Column 50th Singapore National Day Parade Golden Jubilee, SG50