Tan Siok Siok
Tan Siok Siok is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and a honorary geek with a deep passion for great storytelling in the age of real time web.
Siok is an entrepreneur who has built Kinetic ONE, a social video platform in China with channels focused on youth culture, fashion and lifestyle as well as parenting&pregnancy.
Siok’s latest film project is Twittamentary, a documentary about Twitter, the popular microblogging tool. Leveraging the power of social media, Siok crowdsources the stories and videos for the project.
Siok previously worked as an executive producer for Discovery Channel in Asia. The shows she produced have clinched more than a dozen awards and nominations at the Asian TV awards and the Golden Bell Awards.
Siok has also been a visiting lecturer at the Beijing Film Academy, where she directed a documentary about the Beijing Olympics with the assistance of her students.
Siok holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honors) in Comparative Literature from Brown University, USA.