Dr. Lynette Tan Yuen Ling specializes in Film Studies and teaches at the Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore. She has taught English Literature and Film Studies courses in universities in the UK and Singapore for over 12 years and currently teaches film and writing on the Ideas and Exposition Module Programme for UTown. She is also Associate Editor of English Language Teaching World Online. Her research interests include Hollywood and Singapore Cinema, Post-colonial Studies, and more recently, Gamification in Higher Education. Lynette is the author of the ‘Pittodrie Pirate’ series of books for children, and has been featured at the Singapore Writers’ Festival and leading magazines in Singapore. The books were awarded grants by the Media Development Authority of Singapore and the National Arts Council for their contributions to literacy. She was also a curator for the Singapore Film Festival.