PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

SeaShorts Film Festival 2018

 

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SeaShorts Film Festival 2018 is organised by Next New Wave, partnering with George Town Festival, supported by Japan Foundation Asia Centre, Yayasan Sime Darby and Da Huang Pictures.

SeaShorts Film Festival 2018 would love to thank all partners, sponsors, supporters and volunteers for making this event possible.

To contact us for partnership: nextnewwave.malaysia@gmail.com

PARTNER

   George Town Festival   is an annual, month-long celebration of culture, heritage, art, and community.The festival is in its ninth year now, managed by Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd since 2010 and drawing thousands of visitors each year to Penang.  This year, the festival returns from August 4 until September 2, 2018. 

George Town Festival is an annual, month-long celebration of culture, heritage, art, and community.The festival is in its ninth year now, managed by Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd since 2010 and drawing thousands of visitors each year to Penang.

This year, the festival returns from August 4 until September 2, 2018. 

SUPPORTED BY

   Da Huang Pictures   was established in 2005 by Tan Chui Mui, Amir Muhammad, James Lee and Liew Seng Tat. Many award winning films were produced by the company in a short span of six years. The aim of the company is to make films as the filmmakers want it to be. We also support film projects that are difficult to be made. The company had supported many young Malaysian filmmakers in making short films or first feature films.

Da Huang Pictures was established in 2005 by Tan Chui Mui, Amir Muhammad, James Lee and Liew Seng Tat. Many award winning films were produced by the company in a short span of six years. The aim of the company is to make films as the filmmakers want it to be. We also support film projects that are difficult to be made. The company had supported many young Malaysian filmmakers in making short films or first feature films.

 
   Japan Foundation Asia Center (JFAC )  aims to connect people and expand networks in Asia through promoting bilateral exchanges and cooperation in various fields ranging from Arts, Films/Moving Images, Music and Dance, Performing Arts, Sports, Intellectual and People-to People Exchanges.

Japan Foundation Asia Center (JFAC) aims to connect people and expand networks in Asia through promoting bilateral exchanges and cooperation in various fields ranging from Arts, Films/Moving Images, Music and Dance, Performing Arts, Sports, Intellectual and People-to People Exchanges.

 
 
   Yayasan Sime Darby   is the philanthropic arm of Sime Darby. Over the years, the Foundation has expanded its wings from offering scholarships to outstanding and deserving individuals to funding impactful conservation, outreach and development programmes. The Foundation revolves around its five pillars: Education, Environment, Community & Health, Sports, Art & Culture.

Yayasan Sime Darby is the philanthropic arm of Sime Darby. Over the years, the Foundation has expanded its wings from offering scholarships to outstanding and deserving individuals to funding impactful conservation, outreach and development programmes. The Foundation revolves around its five pillars: Education, Environment, Community & Health, Sports, Art & Culture.

 
 
 National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (  FINAS  ) is a government agency and authority entrusted in spearheading the development of Malaysian film industry. Officially established since Jun 1981 through the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia Act, FINAS has been mandated as a federal agency within the current portfolio of Ministry of Communication and Multimedia Malaysia with the vital roles to uplift, nurture and facilitate the development of Malaysian film industry via its strategies.

National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) is a government agency and authority entrusted in spearheading the development of Malaysian film industry. Officially established since Jun 1981 through the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia Act, FINAS has been mandated as a federal agency within the current portfolio of Ministry of Communication and Multimedia Malaysia with the vital roles to uplift, nurture and facilitate the development of Malaysian film industry via its strategies.

 

AWARD SPONSORS

   Purin Pictures   is a film fund under Purin Foundation managed by Thailand's Anocha Suwichakornpong and Aditya Assarat. Since 2017, Purin Pictures has supported independent Southeast Asian cinema with the aim of searching for Southeast Asian artists and organizations who are creating unique and essential work.

Purin Pictures is a film fund under Purin Foundation managed by Thailand's Anocha Suwichakornpong and Aditya Assarat. Since 2017, Purin Pictures has supported independent Southeast Asian cinema with the aim of searching for Southeast Asian artists and organizations who are creating unique and essential work.

   Blackmagic Design   is a manufacturer of creative video technology with a history spanning years of creating successful and popular products in the industry. Their philosophy is doing "what ever it takes to give creative editors and designers the very best quality tools".

Blackmagic Design is a manufacturer of creative video technology with a history spanning years of creating successful and popular products in the industry. Their philosophy is doing "what ever it takes to give creative editors and designers the very best quality tools".

   Aputure   was founded in 2005 by a team of inspired photographers and filmmakers who wanted to create high-quality content, but struggled with steep cost of equipment needed to do so. Determined to create Professional-grade equipment at an affordable price, they started Aputure: the first company to provide truly affordable camera accessories with the quality and functions needed to fully realize any creative vision.

Aputure was founded in 2005 by a team of inspired photographers and filmmakers who wanted to create high-quality content, but struggled with steep cost of equipment needed to do so. Determined to create Professional-grade equipment at an affordable price, they started Aputure: the first company to provide truly affordable camera accessories with the quality and functions needed to fully realize any creative vision.

VENUE PARTNERS

   Khazanah Nasional Berhad   is the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. We are entrusted to hold and manage the commercial assets of the Government, and to undertake strategic investments on behalf of the nation.

Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. We are entrusted to hold and manage the commercial assets of the Government, and to undertake strategic investments on behalf of the nation.

 
   Hin Bus Depot   is a community art space that supports and nurtures emerging artists by providing a channel for their creativity.

Hin Bus Depot is a community art space that supports and nurtures emerging artists by providing a channel for their creativity.

FESTIVAL SUPPORTERS

   Asian Film Archive   was founded in January 2005 as a non-profit organisation to preserve the rich film heritage of Singapore and Asian Cinema, to encourage scholarly research on film, and to promote a wider critical appreciation of this art form.

Asian Film Archive was founded in January 2005 as a non-profit organisation to preserve the rich film heritage of Singapore and Asian Cinema, to encourage scholarly research on film, and to promote a wider critical appreciation of this art form.

   Astro A-List   Channel 456, celebrates the Crème de la crème of cinema with 8 critically acclaimed films a month, all in stunning HD.

Astro A-List Channel 456, celebrates the Crème de la crème of cinema with 8 critically acclaimed films a month, all in stunning HD.

  Sinema Media  is an independent film news portal in Singapore, providing film project consultancy, Management & Training.

Sinema Media is an independent film news portal in Singapore, providing film project consultancy, Management & Training.

FOOD SPONSOR

 
   Parrot Kreative   is a youthful and energetic brand, founded by a visionary artist who is fuelled by passion and imagination to create, discover and change the world through visual and performing arts. Originally founded in Taiwan, Parrot Kreative has now extended its presence in Malaysia, opening doors for the arts to reach a wider international audience.

Parrot Kreative is a youthful and energetic brand, founded by a visionary artist who is fuelled by passion and imagination to create, discover and change the world through visual and performing arts. Originally founded in Taiwan, Parrot Kreative has now extended its presence in Malaysia, opening doors for the arts to reach a wider international audience.

 

FESTIVAL LOUNGE SPONSORS

   Mano Plus   inspired by the simple things in life. A curation of everyday design and crafts, showcasing a variety of well-made contemporary objects that have clarity. 

Mano Plus inspired by the simple things in life. A curation of everyday design and crafts, showcasing a variety of well-made contemporary objects that have clarity. 

 
   Fuku Eatery & Desserts   is the new aesthetic cafe, serving up no-frills Good morning breakfast, wake-me-up coffee, comfort food and desserts.

Fuku Eatery & Desserts is the new aesthetic cafe, serving up no-frills Good morning breakfast, wake-me-up coffee, comfort food and desserts.

BEANBAG SPONSOR

 
   Doof Industries   with mission of sign divine, plush booty and no cootie, providing beanbag rental services in Malaysia.

Doof Industries with mission of sign divine, plush booty and no cootie, providing beanbag rental services in Malaysia.

 

MEDIA PARTNERS

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PRE-FESTIVAL PARTNERS

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INDIEGOGO CONTRIBUTORS

Sinema Media

Dora Deng

Wen Loong Loh