BMW Group Malaysia today announced the tenth edition of the BMW Shorties, Malaysia’s most established and longest running short film competition. Returning for the tenth year, the prominent short film competition is appropriately themed “Journey” to commemorate its decade-long milestone. The theme aims to encourage aspiring film makers to expound on and communicate the importance of a journey in the establishment of legacies in life.
Judging this year’s competition is a line-up of Malaysia’s top film making virtuosos which comprises six-time BMW Shorties veteran and commercial film maker Lina Tan; award-winning Malaysian film maker, Liew Seng Tat; and up and coming film maker and screenwriter, Nadira Ilana. To mark the tenth edition of the BMW Shorties, the short film competition will also be judged by guest judges including renowned film editor and sound editor, Lee Chatametikool from Thailand as well as Yuni Hadi from Singapore, a refined film producer, author and curator specializing in the management of film and media projects.
As before, the BMW Shorties short film competition will be offering aspiring film makers the opportunity to win the grand prize of a RM 75,000 production grant alongside promising prospects in the filmmaking industry. Other accolades for filmmaking potential include Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing and Best Sound Design as well as the ever popular People’s Choice Award.
The BMW Shorties is now open for entries and budding short film makers have until the 8th November 2016 to submit their short film entries. For further information visit the official BMW Shorties website or the official BMW Shorties Facebook page.