FLY Workshop Film Programme

An annual collaboration of short film programs from 8 participating countries (Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam) and is an insight to the developments of filmmaking in the region.

ESCAPE

  Philippines / 2012 / English / 9min   A family has come to Davao, Philippines as a family vacation but they are only looking at their cellphones. The development of the technology of modern civilization has made cellphone as a communication tool. However, it also became a 'disconnection tool' between people. This film depicts a slight happiness that comes along when you put away your mobile phone for a while and interact directly with the person you love.

Philippines / 2012 / English / 9min

A family has come to Davao, Philippines as a family vacation but they are only looking at their cellphones. The development of the technology of modern civilization has made cellphone as a communication tool. However, it also became a 'disconnection tool' between people. This film depicts a slight happiness that comes along when you put away your mobile phone for a while and interact directly with the person you love.

BEYOND THE FRAME

  Thailand / 2013 / Thai / 13min   Arisa is a poor little girl living alone with her amnesic mom, who is losing her memory. She barely makes ends meet by selling postcards to tourists visiting the beautiful Hua Hin beach. Her dearest wish is to have a camera and take a picture of her mom and herself together so that it can help her mom remember her. One day, Deng, a friend of Arisa, steals a camera for her from a pompous professional photographer, Somchai. Somchai realizes only later that someone has stolen his camera and accuses Arisa of stealing when she tries to give it back to him. Will Arisa clear herself of a false charge and fulfill her wish?

Thailand / 2013 / Thai / 13min

Arisa is a poor little girl living alone with her amnesic mom, who is losing her memory. She barely makes ends meet by selling postcards to tourists visiting the beautiful Hua Hin beach. Her dearest wish is to have a camera and take a picture of her mom and herself together so that it can help her mom remember her. One day, Deng, a friend of Arisa, steals a camera for her from a pompous professional photographer, Somchai. Somchai realizes only later that someone has stolen his camera and accuses Arisa of stealing when she tries to give it back to him. Will Arisa clear herself of a false charge and fulfill her wish?

THE MISSING

  Myanmar / 2014 / Burmese / 16min   The Missing is a series of six short films about a missing kid. The story born from an Exquisite Corpse game, the story is told from the point of view of a monk, mother, father, a stranger, and the kid himself. Directors did not really use a prepared script but with the one compromised idea and made the impromptu serial short film.

Myanmar / 2014 / Burmese / 16min

The Missing is a series of six short films about a missing kid. The story born from an Exquisite Corpse game, the story is told from the point of view of a monk, mother, father, a stranger, and the kid himself. Directors did not really use a prepared script but with the one compromised idea and made the impromptu serial short film.

RAINING CHILDREN

  Malaysia / 2015 / Bahasa Malaysia / 17min   With her family growing further apart, Ana makes the biggest decision of her life in an attempt to bring them back together again.

Malaysia / 2015 / Bahasa Malaysia / 17min

With her family growing further apart, Ana makes the biggest decision of her life in an attempt to bring them back together again.

DEPARTURE

  Cambodia / 2016 / Khmer / 12min   Lin, a girl who lives with her father, wants to be an architectural designer. She has decided to study abroad, but her father will never say yes. After several conflicts, she leaves home. A few years later, father isn’t home anymore. Lin sitting at home alone reminds herself of the memories about her father at sunset.

Cambodia / 2016 / Khmer / 12min

Lin, a girl who lives with her father, wants to be an architectural designer. She has decided to study abroad, but her father will never say yes. After several conflicts, she leaves home. A few years later, father isn’t home anymore. Lin sitting at home alone reminds herself of the memories about her father at sunset.

The Sand & The Sea

  Indonesia / 2017 / Bahasa Indonesia / 14min   Banyu is a regular white collar worker. While on his way to meet his wife at a restaurant, he receives an unexpected call. It is from his father, Indera, who he has estranged from. Upon arriving at the scene, Banyu finds his dad stranded by the empty roadside with his old broken car. Despite their lose relationship, Banyu numbs his emotions and goes out his way to help his dad. Their dynamic relationship takes a turn when they take a stroll at the beach, a familiar spot where Banyu spent most of his childhood with Indera.

Indonesia / 2017 / Bahasa Indonesia / 14min

Banyu is a regular white collar worker. While on his way to meet his wife at a restaurant, he receives an unexpected call. It is from his father, Indera, who he has estranged from. Upon arriving at the scene, Banyu finds his dad stranded by the empty roadside with his old broken car. Despite their lose relationship, Banyu numbs his emotions and goes out his way to help his dad. Their dynamic relationship takes a turn when they take a stroll at the beach, a familiar spot where Banyu spent most of his childhood with Indera.