Malaysian Shorts 2016 to Feature Award-Winning Local Filmmakers

Published by Amzar Anizam @ 22/03/2016

James Lee, Dick Chua, and Gavin Yap. Not pictured, Emir Ezwan. Source: Filmmakers' FB page.

Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia will present Malaysian Shorts 2016 featuring 4 award-winning local filmmakers; James Lee (winner of the Silver Prize in the Digital Film category at Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2009), Emir Ezwan (winner of Best Digital Music Video & Best Computer Generated Innovation award at the Malaysian Digital Film Awards, 2013), Dick Chua (the Grand Prize Winner of BMW Shorties, 2012) and Gavin Yap (winner of Blencong Award at the 10th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, 2015) at the Content Malaysia Pitching Centre on 25th March 2016.

The screening will feature 4 titles; She (adaptation of a short story Bitter by Bissme) by James Lee, RM10 (adaptation of a short story Cerpen Regina Ibrahim by Buku Fixi) by Emir Ezwan, The Happy Ending by Dick Chua and The Incredibly Strange Tale Of The Man Who Lost His Love But Bought It Back With A Packet Of Duck Rice by Gavin Yap.

In addition, the filmmakers will engage in extended discussions on shorts films in today’s landscape after the screening.

There will also be the monthly #TanyaKP session by FINAS featuring the Director General, Dato’ Kamil Othman before the screening at 7pm.

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