SeaShorts Film Festival 2018
SeaShorts Competition Jury
Rithy Panh is Cambodian documentary film director and screenwriter who has brought Cambodian cinema to international stage as his films and documentaries were the first of Cambodian cinema to be submitted in the Oscars. Some of his works include S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (203), The Missing Picture (2013), and First They Killed My Father (2017).
Philip Cheah is film critic and editor of BigO, Singapore's independent pop culture publication. He works for Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, Hanoi and Shanghai International Film Festivals. He is Patron of the SEA Screen Academy in Indonesia.
Pimpaka is a pioneer among female film directors in the Thai independent film scene since the early 1990s. Her films include One Night Husband (2003), The Truth Be Told (2007), The Island Funeral (2015), all having collectively played at many international film festivals. Since 2017, she has been the Programme Director for Singapore International Film Festival.
Next New Wave Competition Jury
Mira Lesmana is an Indonesian Film Producer, her works range from highest box office numbers successes (WHAT'S WITH LOVE?, THE RAINBOW TROOPS, WHAT'S WITH LOVE 2) to critically acclaimed titles (GIE, 3 DAYS TO FOREVER, EMMA’).
LIEW SENG TAT
A filmmaker with a unique comedic voice, his 2007 debut feature FLOWER IN THE POCKET swept multiple awards and prizes in numerous international film festivals including Busan, Rotterdam, Fribourg and Pesaro.
2011, Co-founder of Wathann Film Festival and working as a programer for Wathann Film Festival.Working in the field of film development and film education in Myanmar. Also still active as a Independent filmmaker in Myanmar.