Malaysia Film Director Dick Chua Shoots with the LomoKino


Dick believes that nothing is impossible if we have the passion to make it successful. He’s the man behind The Negative Effect and an awesome travelogue video to Taiwan. He’s the man behind a lot of wonderful local music videos, commercials, and some interesting short films. He is Dick Chua, a guy who likes to ride in the middle of the night, a film maker, and a passionate artist in everything he does.

Photo by dickwoei

Name: Dick Chua
LomoHome: dickwoei
Occupation: Film Director
Blog/Website: d1production

Please begin by telling us a little about yourself…
I was born from Kelantan, Malaysia and I am a filmmaker, I always dream to have my movie shot in film.

How did you get into photography/lomography? When?
Getting serious about photography is during secondary school time. It was because everyone “must” have some so call “focus photo” for exchange when all about to graduate. It was also that time I started to learn about aperture and shutter speed and experienced with different film ISO.

How long have you been a Lomographer?
More than 5 years.

Where did your inspiration come from?
Movies, most of the time.

What is the most unforgettable moment / incident that happen throughout your photography journey?
I went to beijing when I was 12-years-old, and I burn 28 rolls of film, all having myself in the photos. And also winning LCA+ and Horizon from lomography competition! Horizon was a huge dream of mine!

What is the definition of analogue lifestyle to you?
Love the mistake, and ready for surprise.

How would you describe the LomoKino in 5 words?
A Super 8 in 35mm.

What’s your favorite feature of the LomoKIno and why?
The tiny viewfinder is actually very accurate, but not for macro.

What LomoKino movie would you most like to shoot?
A story of a girl who has only 36 days of memory.

Please Don’t Go video shot using the LomoKino!

If you could shoot any person, dead or alive, who would it be?
My Grandma and Grandpa.

Tell us something about you’ve been doing lately, like your latest project.
Canon EOS 600D TVC.

If you could give the LomoKino to one other Director, who would it be?
Tony Scott.

Do you have any advice for LomoKino newcomers?
Get a monopod!

Check out some of his awesome work!

樂魔 the Negative Effect

PassionRepublic Taiwan Trip

血魚 The Bloody Fish

“Every man has his own dream; My dream is to create a picture that lives forever.” -Dick Chua.

Bringing analogue back to the movies with a bang in the 21st century, the LomoKino is a Lomography movie camera that shoots spectacular, creative movies on all kinds of 35mm film. Head to the Microsite, watch some Movies and begin your analogue movie-making journey today!

written by eva_eva on 2011-11-11 #people #lomo-amigo #interview #malaysia #lomography #film-director #film-maker #lomoamigo #dick-chua #lomokino #lomokino-lomoamigo


  1. ndroo
    ndroo ·

    Super talented Lomographer!

  2. edwinchau
    edwinchau ·

    Awesome Kino Movie

  3. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    this guy is a genius!

  4. agnes1409
    agnes1409 ·

    yaya..he is genius!! Love the Kino Movie!! great job!

More Interesting Articles