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#Churpremiere – The Bourne Legacy

   Category: Churpremiere, Contests |

Get your spy gear on Churpers! It’s time to go undercover…

We’re pretty sure everyone has wanted to be a secret agent at least once in his or her life. Well who wouldn’t? Secret identities, car chases, top secret missions, traveling the world, its all so exciting!

Feel like watching a spy movie right about now? Well it’s your lucky day because we have one for you! Churp Churp is bringing you the next installment of the Bourne series…. #Churpremiere – The Bourne Legacy!

Synopsis: Faced with the public and political fallout from the events of The Bourne Ultimatum, the CIA decides to shut down “Operation Outcome,” the successor to “Operation Treadstone.”

 Aaron Cross, an agent of Operation Outcome, and Stephanie Snyder, a doctor who helped create the Outcome agents, must find a way to escape before CIA agent Byer can have them assassinated.

Cross is not without his issues, for he is rumoured to be brainwashed to become an assassin, and likely played a role in either Operation Treadstone or Blackbriar from the previous Bourne films.

The synopsis does not adequately describe the intense action sequences that are in this movie. So watch the trailer below!


Can’t wait to watch it? Well then your mission is simple… win passes! Thanks to United International Pictures, 53 Churpers will get a chance to attend the #Churpremiere – The Bourne Legacy. Details are as below:

 

 

#Churpremiere – The Bourne Legacy

Date: August 7th, 2012 (Tuesday)

Venue: GSC Mid Valley

Time: 9PM

 

The Contest:

To win exclusive passes to #Churpremiere – The Bourne Legacy, your mission is to answer the question as follow on our Facebook Event Page:

“If you were a secret spy, what would your codename be?”

 

Do look through our Terms & Conditions before participating and good luck!

 

Terms and conditions:

1)      This movie screening is open to existing Churp Churp users in Malaysia only.

2)      To participate, Churpers are required to comment on our Facebook Event Page with the stated conditions. Only complete contest entries are accepted and eligible for participation.

3)      Protected Facebook profiles with updates that not traceable by Churp Churp will not be accepted as participation to the contest.

4)      Invites will be sent out via emails to winners by August 3rd 2012 (Friday) and will require confirmation of attendance by August 5th 2012 (Sunday). Winners who fail to confirm their attendance by the deadline will have their invites allocated to the next Churper.

5)      Judges’ decisions are final and not disputable.

6)      Churp Churp reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions without prior notice.



#Churpremiere – Step Up Revolution

   Category: Churpremiere, Contests |

First there was Step Up, then Step Up 2: The Streets, next there was Step Up 3D. Now we bring you…. #Churpremiere – Step Up Revolution! Bigger than ever before, this movie will get your heart pumping and your feet moving!

Heard of flash mobs? Well, this time the movie series is taking their jaw-dropping dance moves into the real world and is making an impact. They are sending a message and are using dance to make a change.

Synopsis: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean.

Sean is a young man who leads a dance crew in elaborate, cutting-edge flash mobs, called “The Mob”.

Then, a wealthy businessman comes and threatens to develop The Mob’s historic neighborhood and displace thousands-of people.

Emily must band together with Sean and The Mob to turn their performance art into protest art, and risk losing their dreams to fight for a greater cause.

Their dance moves are amazing. Check out the trailer below and see for yourself!

Can’t wait to get grooving? Thanks to Nusantara Edaran Filem, 50 Churpers will get the chance to be among the first few to watch it at our  #Churpremiere of Step Up Revolution! Details of the screening are as below:

#Churpremiere – Step Up Revolution

Date: 1 August 2012 (Wednesday)

Venue: Cathay Cineplex (e@Curve)

Time: 9.30 PM

 

The Contest

To win passes to #Churpremiere – Step Up Revolution, just answer the question below on our Facebook Event Page:

“If you could create your own dance move, what would you name it?”

But wait, there’s more! The best and most creative answers will also get to win some exclusive Step Up Revolution goodies. How awesome is that?

Here are the cool Step Up Revolution merchandise up for grabs:

–    Fila Watch 360° worth RM259 X 10

–    Limited Edition Sweater worth RM500 X 1

–    Limited Edition Tank Top worth RM350 X 3

–    Limited Edition Sleeveless Shirt worth RM350 X 3

–    Limited Edition Water Bottle worth RM250 X 5

So get those creative juices flowing and show us what you’re made of! Good luck Churpers!

Do look through our Terms & Conditions before participating and all the best!

 

Terms and conditions:

1)      This movie screening is open to existing Churp Churp users in Malaysia only.

2)      To participate, Churpers are required to comment on our Facebook Event Page with the stated conditions. Only complete contest entries are accepted and eligible for participation.

3)      Protected Facebook profiles with updates that not traceable by Churp Churp will not be accepted as participation to the contest.

4)      Invites will be sent out via emails to winners by July 27th 2012 (Friday) and will require confirmation of attendance by July 29th 2012 (Sunday). Winners who fail to confirm their attendance by the deadline will have their invites allocated to the next Churper.

5)      Judges’ decisions are final and not disputable.

6)      Churp Churp reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions without prior notice.



ChurpChurp Alpha – Dennis Yin

   Category: Alphas, Malaysia |

Accomplished talented Alpha, who is very well known as one of the amazing members of Elecoldxhot crew, graces our weekly interview feature with his story on how he started his journey as a performer.

Energetic, macho and humorous Alpha Dennis Yin melts the heart of many with his natural talent whilst carving a prominent name in both local and international performing arts scenes. Dennis has gone a long way in not only establishing himself in dance competitions, but also as an actor in impactful viral videos circulating Malaysia. Talk about being an all-rounder!

What inspired you start dancing professionally and on a competitive level?
I started dancing when I watched 2 boys in my high school rapping and dancing at the same time. I was blown away. I started taking dance more seriously when I was 18 (2007), when I joined So You Think You Can Dance Malaysia Season 1 at the beginning of 2007. After that, it was dancing all the way for me. I joined competitions after competitions.

How did you learn the dance skills and to be diverse in choreographing dance moves?
I would say from the start, it was inspired by watching DVDs, MTVs, and by learning and watching from peers and seniors who I danced with. I never had the opportunity to take proper dance classes from a studio, so I had to find whatever way I could to learn. I remember asking friends who took dance classes to teach me what they learned in their classes, and share all the experience with me. I was curious and excited at the same time. I would watch Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and Rain’s MTVs, over, and over, and over again.
As for choreography, for the most parts, it was inspired by a lot of things. Anything I see, even just how a tree would move being blown by wind, all these simple things, could inspire, not just by seeing other people dance. I took master classes, workshops and dance classes whenever I could, to improve on my technique and to train myself mentally and physically.

We understand that you’re also active in producing Vlogs. Tell us where do you see yourself 5 years from now in the film-making industry.
In 5 years’ time, I hope I’ve appeared in countless YouTube videos with Youtubers from Malaysia, and perhaps act in movies and some other projects too. I love acting, it’s fun and challenging!

I’m your biggest fan, what can I do to get your attention?
I have no idea. Definitely buying me gifts because I don’t get that a lot. Just kidding!

What is your biggest accomplishment?
I treasure and appreciate every single competition, workshop, dance classes, meeting new people, dancers, and everything in between. It is all part of me growing up as a person, and growing to be a better me in the present and the future would be my biggest accomplishment.

What do you love doing aside from dancing and vlogging?
Aside from Dancing and vlogging, I love to play sports. I do all kinds of sports.
But honestly, I’m dancing so much I hardly have time to do anything else. I love dancing, and I feel lucky to be dance as a career, hobby, and passion. If I’m not dancing for a career, I would probably be an air steward. I heard it’s tough to be one but I love to travel to different countries, for the cultures, architectures and people.

Has any of your dreams come true yet?
Meeting, dancing, and taking classes by many amazing dancers from around the world are my dreams. Dancing with a K-Pop artist wasn’t even a dream of mine, but it happened and I’m still shocked until today. Oh, I also wish to dance in the USA hopefully this year.

What is your idea of a perfect getaway?
Anywhere with family or friends is a perfect getaway. I love to go 2 places, either a beach, or a cold country. It because Malaysia is so hot I want something different for a change. Some place colder would make me happy, or beautiful, like going to a beach would be ah-mehhh-zziiinnnggg 😉 (I’m dreaming of beaches as I’m typing this out)

What kind of criteria are you looking in the opposite sex?
Funny, friendly, appreciate and supports me at what I do, laugh at my lame jokes, be weird with me (at times), be a kid with me, but for most parts, love me for being myself.

What is the best compliment that you’ve ever received from a fan?
To start off, I don’t take compliments well. I’m very harsh on myself to be honest. When fans and supporters compliment me, I appreciate and I’m always very honoured and blessed that people actually appreciate what I do.
All their compliments are the best to me. It fuels me to do better and improve and be a better me.

If you could wish for anything from a Genie, what would it be?
If I could wish for anything, I’d wish for Doraemon!! He would then be able to fulfill a lot of my dreams, like flying, and traveling to different places!

If you’re not using @dennisyin, what would your Twitter handle be?
I’d still be using @dennisyin. Maybe @dennisdance or @dancerdennis

If you were a twitter hash-tag, what would it be?
It would probably be #dennisyin #dennisdance #yinners #realry?! Or #dennisyinissocoolthathecanbehastaggedanywayyouplease.

Suggest us a must follow on Twitter account and YouTube, either than yourself of course.
Well, definitely follow ALL my friends who are on twitter and Youtube.
JinnyBoyTV, DanKhooProductions, Germaniproductions, Shawnleebeatbox and many others! Malaysia Boleh!!!

What do you usually look out for, on YouTube?
I search a lot of dance. And watch my favourite youtubers such as Nigahiga, Kevjumba, JustKiddingFilms, Timothydelaghetto, Wongfuproductions, and some rando m clips =)

Why do you think people follow you?
Because I’m COOL! Just kidding! I think people are following me to know my updates. I’m just a normal guy, and people actually follow me, that’s pretty cool. Thank you!

If Churpie could speak, what questions would you ask Churpie?
Can you give me a pair of wings so I could fly?

How does it feel like being a ChurpChurp Alpha?
It’s awesome, and very humbling at the same time. Being the smallest “ciku” of the list, I’m honoured to be a ChurpChurp Alpha. It’s like being on Hall of Fame for something.

Can’t get enough from Dennis? Be sure to follow Dennis on his Twitter and Facebook!

 



ChurpChurp Alpha – Dan Khoo

   Category: Alphas, Malaysia |

We’ve seen how massive the trends of video blogging and short films have grown along the years. In this week’s feature, we’ll take you a step closer to this Malaysian YouTube persona who has been dabbling in the short-filmmaking industry. This man who represents our very talented youth in Malaysia has definitely set his very own distinctive style to the viral videos he created.

Dan Khoo is more than capable to compose, create and direct his own short-films, while working with astonishing young talents who recognize what Dan needs as his characters. Follow Dan Khoo in his film-making journey!

What inspired you to shoot the topic of your very first video and finding the confidence to upload it on YouTube?

I started just like anyone else would – with 0 followers and no brand name. No one knew who I was so I had no problems uploading my first video because I didn’t had to worry about people criticizing. However, that was also bad because that meant that I had no audience! But things turned around pretty quick when the social media machine kicked in!

My first short love video was inspired by the fact that I’ve always loved watching short films on Youtube especially those made by the Asian Americans, but at that time when I started, no one in Malaysia was actively doing such things yet to represent us as Malaysians – so I decided, why not I try something different? The rest, is history!

How did you learn those great videography technique and skills, as applied in your videos?

Actually believe it or not, it all sorta came naturally. I didn’t had anyone to teach me solid technical skills neither did I attend any class/course related to filmmaking. I knew exactly what I wanted to shoot and saved enough money to set out and get the gears that I wanted. Perhaps all the years of watching movies have somehow embedded most of the necessary skills in me! But I still have much to learn regarding techniques and skills. I try to pick things up as much as I can along the way through friends and strangers!

Fortunately I have pretty decent people skills so I love working with actors. I do not have a strict method of telling people how to act, but rather, I convey the core message and leave it to their creativity to interpret the role. I’m also very lucky to have friends who are pretty good actors!

Where and what do you see yourself doing in the short-film industry 5 years from now?

Hopefully still very much alive and kicking and expanding my brand name to be not only widely known in Malaysia, but to the rest of the world! I would also like to dabble in the big screen one day too, if opportunity allows as I think that is something really interesting. I hope to have many large networks of friends all around the world where I can just travel around and make movies and have fun!

I’m your biggest fan, what can I do to get your attention?

Well, not that hard apparently as I make myself pretty accessible to whoever wants to talk to me and ask me questions. You can tweet me at @dan_khoo or join my Facebook Page to follow my adventures!

What is your biggest accomplishment?

In terms of my filmmaking adventures? Well, I guess it has to be becoming a Youtube Partner – which I am still counting my blessings! Hopefully more to come! Of course, becoming an ChurpChurp Alpha too!

What do you love doing aside from making awesome and creative videos?

Hanging out with friends, meeting new people and listening to stories! You’ll  never know when the next idea might pop up – its everywhere! I’d love to travel too! (I’m secretly a geek and love playing computer games too…but thats not really hard to see lol)

Has any of your dreams come true yet?

Yes, one by one! Not to be greedy but I do have quite a number of dreams! And sometimes they can get pretty big that they scare me too, leaving me wondering if I’m capable of such things! I have to work my way up one step at a time!

What is your idea of a perfect getaway?

To be with my loved ones in a quiet, secret destination by the beach or something. Alternatively, I’d like to have a bunch of awesome friends fly with me to some faraway place to shoot films

Care to tell us a bit about a current crush if you have one now?

Oh, would you believe me if I said I never had a girlfriend before? Hahah! And yes, I’m straight as a ruler. Don’t really have a crush now though! So I’m still waiting for HER, whoever she might be LOL.

What kind of criteria are you looking in the opposite sex?

Now this is a really though one! I would reply, “I’ll know it when I see it” but I guess people won’t be satisfied with that!

I guess she would be someone who can make me laugh alot, share all my happiest and saddest moments and be my strongest pillar. I would also want to be able to fall deeply in love with her and we would be the very best of friends and be very comfortable to share our lives together. If she fits all of these and also completes me in other aspects of my passion, hobby and work, she’ll definitely be the one heck of a girl.

What is the best compliment that you’ve ever received from a fan?

Well I guess the look on their face and their smile when they are happy is the  best compliment I could ask for!

If you could wish for anything from a Genie, what would it be?

More wishes!!! Oh, thats not possible? Well then, MORE GENIES!!!

If you’re not using @dan_khoo, what would your Twitter handle be?

Haha! @dankhoo? What’d were you expecting? @sexyfilmdirector? LOL!

If you were a twitter hash-tag, what would it be?

#dankhoosays. No really, I have no idea.

Suggest us a must follow on Twitter account and YouTube, either than yourself of course.

Twitter – @bolehland_net

Youtube – @freddiew

What do you usually look out for, on YouTube?

Videos by my regular favourite Youtubers, new faces and talents and above all, just pure good entertainment!

Why do you think people follow you?

I don’t know. But I know why I follow people – because those people that I follow are usually interesting people with unique personalities or skills. They keep me coming back for more!

If Churpie could speak, what questions would you ask Churpie?

Churpie!! How is it that you can speak? IMPOSSIBRU!!

How does it feel like being a Churp Churp Alpha?

Fun and definitely an experience worth remembering for me! I love the new friends as well as having new doors opened for me! Every step is an adventure!

Tell us a motto that you live by.

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. Never give up! Great things may not come easy in life. Its the hard things that make it special!

There you go Churpers! Are you inspired yet by this ‘@sexyfilmdirector’? Dan is humble, funny and super-creative! Eager to see his awesome films yet!?  Remember  to spot a few other Alphas in his videos!

Check out his YouTube Channel and follow his story-telling journey on Facebook and Twitter too!