People Like Us: S1

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Following the lives of four gay men in Singapore, ‘People Like Us’ is a poignant reflection and insightful look as Joel, Ridzwan, Rai, and Isaac navigate lust, love, and life.


Award Nominations
8th Indie Series Awards
Best Web Series – Drama
Best Directing – Drama (Leon Cheo)
Best Supporting Actor – Drama (Steven Lim)
Best Cinematography (Looi Wan Ping)
Best Editing (Christopher Datugan)

3rd Bilbao Web Fest
Best Series – Best Drama – Best Ensemble Cast – Best Cinematography

3rd Rio Web Fest
Best Diversity Series
Best Cinematography

5th Melbourne Web Fest
Best International Drama

2016 – 11th ITVFest – Independent Television Festival
2016 – 4th Roma Web Fest
2016 – 3rd Rio Web Fest
2016 – 2nd NYC Web Fest
2017 – 6th HollyWeb Festival
2017 – 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
2017 – 2nd Out Web Fest
2017 – 5th Melbourne Web Fest
2017 – 3rd Bilbao Seriesland
2017 – 1st Formosa Festival of Int’l Filmmaker Awards
2019 – 5th Webfest Berlin

Main Cast
Josh Crowe as Joel
Irfan Kasban as Ridzwan
Hemant Ashoka as Rai
Steven Lim as Isaac

Director/Writer/Creator: Leon Cheo
Producer: Lim Jen Nee
Cinematographer: Looi Wan Ping
Production Designer: Daniel Lim
Costume Designer: Eve Tan
Makeup & Hair: Jeffrey Linus Lee
Music: Paul Searles & Ben Rosen, The Gunnery
Audio Post/Mix: Eddie Lim, The Gunnery
Editor: Christopher Datugan, Gravitate Post

Country: Singapore
Year: 2016
Duration: 6 x 8 min
Language: English
Subtitles: English
Shooting Format: HD
Screening Formats: ProRes

Production Stills
Stills Photographer: Archer Yang


3 thoughts on “People Like Us: S1

  1. Hi guys, i am a 49 year old Singaporean living abroad. During random youtubing, i came actoss PLUS. I am so glad to have seen it and just wanted to congratulate all of you on your efforts. Thank you for bringing this to life.

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