Megan Currently Head of the Foundation programme at Multimedia University's Faculty of Cinematic Arts, Megan is also an artist and filmmaker with a background in film editing. Her debut animation, "Libertas", was awarded Best Screenplay at the 2011 Indonesian Film Festival and shortlisted for Best Animated Short at AFI Fest. In 2017, she premiered her first live-action short, "Woman at Home", at the SEOUL International Women's Film Festival.
Panel Topic: What is the Role of Government Policy in the Film Industry?
Panel Member: Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri (Malaysia), Cynthia Chong (Singapore), & Ria Anne Rubia (Philippines)
Prof Gaik is a film academician, she also organises the Association for Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference since its inception in 2004.
Panel Topic: New Platform for Film Distribution
Panel Member: Ho Hock Doong (Malaysia), Chia Yee Wei (Singapore), Tony Pietra Arjuna (Malaysia) & Nandita Solomon (Malaysia)
Ghazi is an independent filmmaker with more than 50 short films and two feature films under his belt. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from film.factory, an intensive programme created by Hungarian director Béla Tarr.
Panel Topic: What is the Future of South East Asian Cinema?
Panel Member: Marcus Mạnh Cường Vũ (Vietnam), Helene Ouvrard (Laos), Francis Oggs Cruz (Philippines), & Thaid Dhi (Myanmar)
With more than 20 years' experience dedicated to Southeast Asian cinema at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Gertjan currently takes his talents as a programmer at film festivals across the region of his expertise.
Panel Topic: Night Bells: A Panel Discussion of the Film Installations
Panel Member: Lav Diaz (Philippines), Shireen Seno (Philippines), & Sherman Ong (Malaysia)