In Focus: Interview with Justin Ong, Creative Director at BlueMango Communications Pte Ltd, Singapore

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Justin Ong

Justin Ong and his team love challenges and nothing is more interesting than trying to solve problems or think of new ways to tell their clients’ stories. With 15 years of experience in the industry, Justin, the Creative Director of BlueMango Communications Pte Ltd focuses on creating corporate and marketing videos that are different from the usual types.



Interview with the 2018 Muse Creative Awards Winner - Justin Ong

1First, tell us about yourself, your company, job profile, etc.
We love challenges, nothing is more interesting than trying to solve problems or think of new ways to tell our clients’ stories.
2Tell us a bit about your business and what you do.
We have been in the industry for 15 years, focusing on corporate and marketing videos.
3Congratulations! As the winner of the 2018 Muse Creative Awards, what does winning this award mean to you and your team?
It’s a justification for the efforts that we put in and it's really great to be recognized internationally.
4Where do you see the evolution of creative industry going over the next 5-10 years?
Can’t see me in 5 years… can’t predict the industry.
5What are your top three (3) favorite things about our industry?
Every client is a new experience, the constant learning of new technologies.
6Who has inspired you in your life and why?
My uncle and his try everything hands-on attitude.
7What makes your country specifically, unique in the creative industry?
In Singapore, we are exposed to multi-culture, people from all over the world. As we speak and learn from them, our view of the world expands.
8If you could give one piece of advice to someone considering a career in creative industry, what would it be?
Do not restrict yourself to a single role, whether you are a scriptwriter or editor or cameraman… Nothing is stopping you from learning other roles as well. It gives a better understanding of the challenges and what can be done.
9What resources would you recommend to someone who wants to improve their skills in the advertising industry?
With the plethora of videos online to learn about new software and new techniques, it is a tremendous learning resource.
10Tell us something you have never told anyone else.
There are sleepless nights before each and every project.
11Finally, what is your key to success?
There is nothing that cannot be done... There is always a way to figure it out.


Winning Entries

SAP Asia Soaring | 2018

SAP Asia Soaring | Muse Awards
The client wanted us to produce an opening video during the launch for the sales kickoff for 2018. The video had to showcase... (read more)

SAP Asia Soaring | 2018

SAP Asia Soaring | Muse Awards
The client wanted us to produce an opening video during the launch for the sales kickoff for 2018. The video had to showcase... (read more)

SAP Asia Soaring | 2018

SAP Asia Soaring | Muse Awards
The client wanted us to produce an opening video during the launch for the sales kickoff for 2018. The video had to showcase... (read more)

Racial Riots in Singapore -- The Maria Hertogh Story | 2017

Racial Riots in Singapore -- The Maria Hertogh Story | Muse Awards
The client wanted a video on the past racial riots which happened in Singapore, about the custody rights of a Dutch girl (Maria Hertogh) who... (read more)

Racial Riots in Singapore -- The Maria Hertogh Story | 2017

Racial Riots in Singapore -- The Maria Hertogh Story | Muse Awards
The client wanted a video on the past racial riots which happened in Singapore, about the custody rights of a Dutch girl (Maria Hertogh) who... (read more)

Future of Us | 2017

Future of Us | Muse Awards
A national exhibition that envisions daily living in the year 2030. We were tasked to image and create what living in year 2030 will be like... (read more)

BlueMango Communications Pte Ltd

BlueMango Communications Pte Ltd


BlueMango specializes in creating experiential videos, whether its large formats or projection mapping. What we want to do is to create videos that are different from the usual types, across different mediums and various types of projections - basically to try new stuff all the time.


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