Cultural Medallion recipient and award winning film maker Eric Khoo who helms Zhao Wei Films/ Gorylah Pictures has been credited for reviving the Singapore film industry in 1995 with his maiden feature Mee Pok Man. He was the first Singaporean to have his films invited to major film festivals such as Berlin, Venice, Toronto, Busan, Telluride and Cannes. Be With Me opened Directors Fortnight in Cannes 2005 and My Magic was nominated for the Cannes Palme d’Or in 2008. Khoo was profiled in Phaidon Books, Take 100 the future of Film – 100 New directors and The Pompidou Centre in Paris held an Eric Khoo flim retrospective in 2010. He served as President of the Jury at The Locarno international film Festival 2010, Rotterdam International Film Festival, the Hong Kong Asian Film awards 2012 and Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2013.