Yuni is a film producer, author and curator specializing in the management of film and media projects. She has spent a large part of her career creating platforms to launch the works of emerging film talents and strongly believes in setting the foundation for film literacy at the young age and creating the bridge for artists and audiences. In 2003, Yuni published and edited the book Behind the Camera and co-produced the film ‘Ilo Ilo’, winner of the Camera d’Or at the 66th Cannes Film Festival and Best Feature Film at the 50th Golden Horse Awards.
Yuni’s ties with the Festival and the Singapore arts scene go back a long way – in 2009, she was Festival Director of the 22nd instalment of SGIFF after serving as Festival Manager in 2008. She is also co-founder of the independent film distribution label Objectifs Films and was a senior programmer at The Substation, where she created milestone film programmes, and was Editor of its arts publication Substance. In 2003, she co-founded the Fly By Night Video Challenge with filmmaker Tan Pin Pin, and in 2009, initiated the Singapore Short Film Awards with filmmaker Chai Yeewei. From 2010 to 2012, she curated the dance film section of the Singapore Arts Festival, and was named one of Female Magazine’s “50 Most Inspiring Women” in 2010. In 2011, she was featured as one of the “Creative SHEroes, InsideOut” in Singapore, curated by Kelley Cheng with TEDxSingapore.