The actress goes behind the camera to script, direct and produce short films, and spends time baking too.
Jeanette Aw is proving her mettle by juggling two additional roles for her short film Senses.
Ten years ago, Jeanette Aw was in the midst of filming a television serial when her godmother, who had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease, died.
Day 4 at Shidax Culture Hall in Shibuya
The Japan Times spoke to four female directors whose work is featured in this year’s program.
The Japanese capital is also at the heart of a film festival project called the Tokyo Cinema Ensemble.
She is also one of three filmmakers selected to film a collage video of Tokyo which will be screened at the Festival Awards Ceremony.