Edgar is a cancer survivor and award-winning creative whose work in TV, film and motion-picture marketing has received over 40 accolades around the world. These include New York Festivals, PromaxBDA (Global, Arabia & Asia) and film festival nods for his creative collaboration on Singapore filmmaker Ken Kwek's controversial Sex.Violence.FamilyValues. In 2007, while working in Dubai, Edgar was suddenly diagnosed with stage III Hodgkin's Lymphoma and underwent chemotherapy. Upon recovery, he found his way to New York to study film, had a stint in Los Angeles as a production intern, and in a spontaneous turn, ventured into Berlin, where I Hugged The Berlin Patient's adventure begins. Edgar is currently with HBO Asia.
Dzul is a Singaporean freelance editor and director who until recently was based in Rotterdam for 13 years. He has made several award-winning short films including Eddy' and INfluence, which won the Special Jury Prize and Best Director Awards at the 1995 & 1996 Singapore International Film Festivals. He also co-produced and co-directed an independent feature OffCentre (1998), based on the best-selling play by Singaporean playwright Haresh Sharma.