In its 12th year, The BMW Shorties which is Malaysia's most prestigious and longest-running short film competition has selected its finalists from a talented pool of aspiring Malaysian film makers and digital content creators.
The finalists are also in the running to win BMW Shorties 2018 People's Choice Award, which will be open to public voting starting from 23rd November - 7th December 2018.
This year's theme is "DRIVE", to have to Drive is to be relentless in achieving a goal. This urge is innate and motivated by more than passion. It takes ambition.
Panel of judges this year include veteran judge and commercial filmmaker, Lina Tan; multiple award-winning filmmaker, Isazaly Mohd Isa; filmmaker and screenwriter, Nadira Ilana; award-winning filmmaker Tan Chui Mui; and rising storyteller and award-winning filmmaker, Quek Shio Chuan.
Grand Prize Winner will win a production grant of RM80,000.
Other awards also include:-
Watch the short films of The BMW Shorties 2018 Finalists below:-
- Kampung Aman by Sherwynn Victor & Michael Lourdes
- Simon & Ah Bou by Vikster Chew Chin Wai
- Lelaki Yang Dirindui by Ariff Zulkarnian
- Colourless by Ananth Subramaniam
- Block A-2-15 by Won Jun Yap
- Handbag by Mohd Khairul Anuar
- Silence by Ng Seow Mun
- Stranded by Lai Yik Heng
- Burn by Ng Kwok Yong
BMW Shorties 2018 award winners will be crowned at the BMW Shorties Film Festival.
Date: 15 Dec 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: Tiffin Food Court, Jalan 13/6 (Seksyen 13 PJ)