Short Film (Young Filmmaker Workshop)
Next New Wave (NNW) Young Filmmaking Workshop aims to provide young and growing film talents in Malaysia an unprecedented platform to learn directly from Southeast Asian established filmmakers (as mentors). All the participants was below 25 year old, during the workshop, the South East Asian mentors will share their experience to them in Producing, Directing, Assistant Director, Editing, Sound, Cinematographer and Production Design. In the end, two of the potentials Malaysian young filmmakers will be represent Malaysia at the FLY Workshop by ASEAN-ROK
Below was the short films produce by the young filmmakers during the workshop!
Producing Mentor: Nandita Solomon (Malaysia) / Directing Mentor: Aditya Assarat (Thailand) / Cinematography Mentor: Carlo Mendoza (Philippines) / Sound Mentor: Warren Santiago (Philippines) / Editing Mentor: Lee Chatametikool (Thailand)
The Heist by Group X
Synopsis: A rookie burglar finally catches his opportunity to impress his mentor with their latest successful heist. However, there is no honour among thieves.
Cast Hanafi Rahman as Abang Seth Sabri as Khairul Dicky Sophian Saed as Waiter
Crew Producer: Edward Lim
Director: Luqman Sheikh Ghazali
Script Writer: Luqman Sheikh Ghazali
Cinematographer: Emmy Ong
Camera Assistant: Danny Chun
Assistant Director: Edward Lim
Production Manager: Andy Darrel Gomes
Production Designer: Kimberly Hii
Editor: Yee Wen Pei
Sound Design: Sylar Chen
Broken Source by Group Y
Synopsis: Sue, the leader of a political movement is chilling at a bar with Tim, a foreign journalist, talking about a protest. Through her observation in the bar, Sue realizes something against the movement is happening soon.
Cast Jolene Tan as Sue Arsham Pour as Tim Azman Hassan as Bartender (undercover) Ramanamohan as Red Shirt Guy (undercover) Rayson Hew as Laptop guy Shaun Avery as Couple guy Then Yue Xin as Couple guy Franqie Chan as Extra Sweet Wan as Extra Gunalan as Extra Lim Pui Yee as Extra
Crew Producer: Vivy Koo
Director: Mario Koo
Script Writer: Mario Koo
Cinematographer: David Choo
Gaffer: Yap Soon Hoe
Sound Man: Nor Azmi
Assistant Director: Norman Effendi
Production Manager: TK Cheng
Production Designer: Ken Loo
Editor: Chloe Yap
Sound Design: Sherwynn Victor
Waiting Room by Group Z
Synopsis: After a political rally goes wrong, two men sit in a room waiting for their turn. They're not too sure what that means exactly as they watch others move on before them. They notice a familiar woman sitting at the registry and they begin to question why they're there, what is the wait for and most importantly, for how long?
Cast Soo Xu Ze as Ming Kris Jayson Cruz as Sam Fatimah Abu Bakar as Erica Jay Nathan A/L Visanathan as Clown Tan Bee Hur as Torture Victim Aza Ameena Binti Ashraf Assimud as Twin Sister 1 Asha Ameena Binti Ashraf Assimud as Twin Sister 1 Ali Gholawdipow as Rioter 1 Steven Subroto as Rioter 2 Khavarasu Paramasivam as Rioter 3
Crew Producer: Jacky Yeap
Director: Jun Chew
Script Writer: Sharifah Aleysha
Cinematographer: Goh Kwee Yew
Gaffer: Wong Tech Yew
Sound Man: Soffian Hadi Mashadi
Assistant Director: Tan Ce Ding
Production Manager: Lim Shu Jia
Editor: Tan Ben Hur
Sound Design: Agnes Hanying Ong
Where Strangers Stay by Group Outcast
Synopsis: This short film features 5 different stories that revolve around a single hotel building.
Cast Jasmine Chin Anjali Venugopal Sokyou Chea Leo Jofeh Jeffery Ng Jun Guan Corrine Stanley Darang Mony Joyce Harn Howard
Crew Producer: Jeffery
Director: Room 1 - Darung Room 2 - Howard Room 3 - Buddy Room 4 - Jeffery Room 5 - Stanley
Script Writer: Room 1 - Darung Room 2 - Howard Room 3 - Buddy Room 4 - Jeffery Room 5 - Stanley
Cinematographer: Azam Yusof
Sound Man: Wandi
Assistant Director: Sokyou Chea
Editor: Buddy & Jeffery
Sound Design: Darung
Producing Mentor: Tan Bee Thiam (Singapore) / Directing Mentor: John Torres (Philippines) / Cinematography Mentor : Rapatchanun Cochaputsup (Thailand) / Assistant Directing Mentor : Kenneth Raj (Malaysia) / Production Design Mentor : Rasiguet Sookkarn (Thailand) / Sound Mentor : Pete Teo (Malaysia) / Editing Mentor : Isazaly Mohd Isa (Malaysia)
Day by Day by Group 1
Synopsis: The film focuses on loneliness of four individuals and how are they combating to achieve a new lease of life. A mother who is grieving on her decreased daughter, an optimistic teenager who lacks in confidence, a middle aged man who finds contentment through isolation, a best friend who feels the guilt on the loss of her best friend and who they connect to each other forms the rest of the story.
Cast Fatimah Abu Bakar Nabilah Aimi Ramassuntran Rengan Gan Hui Yee Anjali Venugopal
Crew Producer: Putri Purnama Sugua
Director: Lim Han Loong
Script Writer: Kathy Tan
Cinematographer: Lee Sy Yi
Assistant Director: Prathip A/L Baskeran
Production Manager: Jonnie Shim Production Assistant: Amirul Rahman Bin Zainuddin & Elise Shick Production Designer: Kathy Tan
Editor: Jeycobs Leroy
Sound Design: Tan Chow Chong
Shipwreck by Group 2
Synopsis: Gan struggles with the lost of her close friend Anju. She sees flashes of her last robbery. The regret of leaving her friend behind after her last robbery leaves her scarred. Meanwhile, Anju’s mother is fighting the same battle of lost.
Cast Gan Hui Yee Anjali Venugopal Fatimah Abu Bakar Nabil Zakaria
Crew Producer: Loh Wen Loong
Director: Nik Najah Nik Najib
Script Writer: Nik Najah Nik Najib
Cinematographer: Sam Koay
Assistant Director: Nathan Tharmalingam
Production Manager: Tart Production Assistant: Isabelle Wong & Jared Liew Production Designer: Ho Chee Jen Art Assistant: Nina Sareena
Editor: Teh Rou Ning Colourist: Beh Jing Qiang & Sam Koay Sound Mixed: Wandi
Sound Design: Vevainedra A/L Hendry Key Grip: Ming Sai Fu & Muru Best Boy: Chee Hor
Fractured by Jeycobs Leroy, Isabelle Wong and Nathan Tharmalingam
Synopsis: A little fun with a little guilt. A little guilt that has slowly been built. A wealthy man who thinks the world owes him something finds himself being caught in a cocoon and being chased by his biggest nightmare - himself. Is this a conscience's conviction or a personality disorder?
Kafka by Lim Han Loong, Teh Rou Ning and Elise Shick
Synopsis: "Everybody needs a shipwreck once in a while"
Sam by Sam Koay, Amirul Rahman Bin Zainuddin and Tan Chow Chong
Synopsis: After a severe accident that damaged his spinal cord, a father reveals the suffering he endured every day. A mockumentary.
Footstep by Prathip A/L Baskeran, Kathy Tan and Loh Wen Loong
Synopsis: A story about a man leading a routine life. A girl drops her keys. His life changes when he takes action and rushes to return the keys.
Journey by Lee Sy Yi, Nik Najah Nik Najib and Nina Sareena
Synopsis: The journey called life could be seen through the little things that makes our day. It moves through form, space and time. Moving forward means to reflect upon the present time.
Flower of his Dream by Putri Purnama Sugua, Ho Chee Jen and Vevainedra A/L Hendry
Synopsis: This story tells of a woman's dilemma in determining the choice. Where they try to glorify beauty to the satisfaction of the other party. Little did they know that satisfaction does not exist within them. But instead they hurt themselves.