2nd Young Filmmakers Workshop: Short Film

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! 

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.