Born and raised in Singapore, Ray developed his passion for film at 18 while studying for a diploma in Interactive Media Design at the local Temasek Design School. In 2010, he graduated with a Bachelor in Film & Television (FTV) from the Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. He has produced eight films to date, in which five are official selections for international film festivals with two receiving Best Film accolades. His latest film, “Closer To Me” has been shortlisted as the only Singaporean film to make it for the Jury’s awards and People’s Choice award of Louis Vuitton’s second edition Journey Awards contest. With his understanding and storytelling of nuances in the human connection, he has also directed a range of commercial work for clients like Nivea, Nippon, Singapore Health Promotion Board and Ministry of Education.