director / writer / producer
Ler Jiyuan is a Singaporean filmmaker experienced in telling stories across multiple formats. His diverse portfolio ranges from brand videos, commercials, TV dramas, Telemovies, to music videos and short films. He is the director of the acclaimed Telemovie Gone Case, based on the award-winning novel by Dave Chua and the writer-director of Telemovie The Love Machine, which was nominated for five awards at the 2016 Asian Television Awards (ATA), including Best Original Screenplay. Other projects for Singaporean TV include Channel 5 drama serials Fiends and Foes, Code of Law, The Pupil, In Cold Blood, Perfect Deception, Confessions of Crime, Anything Goes and Zero Calling, which he was nominated for Best Direction in 2015 ATA. Ler is the writer/director for short films The Drum, which was in competition at the 2017 Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, and Paper House, which premiered at the Singapore Chinese Film Festival. 2017. He is currently working on an HBO Asia Original – Grisse, slated for release end of 2018.
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