Karen Tan

Karen Tan

Founder - The Projector

Karen Tan is the founder of The Projector, Singapore’s pre-eminent independent cinema, streaming platform (The Projector Plus), and events space that entertains and celebrates diversity, offering an unparalleled selection of film, food, cultural content and experiences. 

She firmly believes in creating alternative cultural spaces for dialogue that broadens perspectives and effects social change through film, art and events. 
Current musings include exploring the future of cinema, art and communities enabled by NFTs, crypto and digital realities.
She is also the founder of Pocket Projects, a creative development consultancy focused on the adaptive reuse of old, overlooked buildings; and a co-founder of Docomomo Singapore, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the documentation and conservation of modern buildings in Singapore. She has a background in investment banking and architecture.

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Singapore based entrepreneur gets customers to paint their own cinema. The Projector story with Karen Tan.
April 20, 202300:20:5314.38 MB

Singapore based entrepreneur gets customers to paint their own cinema. The Projector story with Karen Tan.

In this episode of The UnNoticed Entrepreneur , Jim James interviews Karen Tan , the founder and CEO of The Projector , an independent cinema and arts and cultural space in Singapore. Karen shares how The Projector was created to provide a mental breathing space where people can engage with interes...

How to crowd fund a community cinema business in Singapore; With Karen Tan
April 20, 202300:04:463.32 MB

How to crowd fund a community cinema business in Singapore; With Karen Tan

In this episode of The UnNoticed Entrepreneur , Jim James interviews Karen Tan , the founder and CEO of The Projector , an independent cinema and arts and cultural space in Singapore. Karen shares how The Projector was created to provide a mental breathing space where people can engage with interes...

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