Filmmakers Anonymous 15 Screening @ Annexe Gallery, KL
Filmmakers Anonymous 15 Screening
Date: Friday 29th July 2011 at 8.30pm
Venue: The Annexe, 1st & 2nd Floor, Central Market Annexe, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Entrance: Free but we welcome donations! (Films are subtitled in English)
Runtime: 65 mins (followed by discussion with Filmmakers and then an after party)
True to form, we present you with yet another intriguing array of films. We‚Äôve got animation, romance, comedy, drama. A smorgasbord of visual fascination. So what‚Äôs showing at FA 15?
1. The Second Stage / 2:43 mins / 2011 / colour.
Synopsis: A man calls his brother’s wife.
Director’s profile: Al is a writer, photographer and filmmaker. He sketches a lot; sometimes he paints. He’s sculpted a few times; even recorded a terrible song once. Basically, he’s an all round creative enthusiast who really knows where his towel is. You can find him on Tumblr (madebyal.tumblr.com), Twitter (@CrazySphinx) or his personal website (madebyal.net).
2. Basement / 9:31 mins / 2010 / colour
Synopsis: Conceived by then 1st Year Monash Students; Bradley Liew, Lim Feixiang and Low Weiyan decided to experiment with an exploration of the human mind when left idle. Utilizing the state of fear a person experiences right after watching a scary film, Basement takes you on a short and simple trip to the toilet.
Director’s profile: Bradley Liew. Final year student in Monash University studying International Business and Economics. Self taught and dablling in the world of DIY film making since 2009.
3. Skodeng: Kebenaran Yang Nakal / 7 mins / 2010 / colour
Synopsis: Mat Skodeng, Tok Imam and a few witnesses crash in into a low-cost house where khalwat between two youngsters is taking place. One of the khalwat participants makes a run for it. A satirical take on overzealous enforcement with a dash of golf balls.
Director’s profile: Al Hafiz Burhanuddin is a laidback cineaste currently studying film at FACT, UiTM. Skodeng won the KL 48 Hour Film Project in 2010.
4. MY Generation / 6:35 mins / 2011 / color
Synopsis: MY Generation speaks of the hope our generation ought to seek for in today‚Äôs world that seems caught up in the midst of rapid progress. Told from a girl‚Äôs point of view, Belle; the film explores this search within a modern culture that appears to forsake our cultures, traditions and values.
Directors‚Äô Profiles: Gary Liew is a Director at Damn Syiok Productions, he was winner of the BMW Shorties 2010 Best Editing category. His film was also nominated for Best Film, Best Cinematography and The People’s Choice Award at BMW Shorties 2010.
Bryan Lim is part of UP Films, both he and Raffi Th’ng participated in the 48 Hours KL Project 2010.
5. Zahir Tak Terucap / 18:38 mins / 2009 / color
Synopsis: A husband awkwardly tries to communicate his love and affection for his wife.
Director’s profile: Maz Irwan Mohd Azani rarely ever watches television (because the antenna at home is broken and they don‚Äôt have astro) or reads the newspaper. It‚Äôs been two years since his last short film. In the meantime Maz Irwan works freelance and teaches part-time as Aswara. You can email him at:firstname.lastname@example.org
6.The Playlist / 2 min / 2011 / color
Synopsis: Sometimes the things you want are there whether you know it or not…How can a day in a park for Garcon change when he hits his playlist…
Director’s profile: Dean Shaari currently a final year student studying forma Diploma in Animation. He has always been fascinated with story-telling and motion pictures. He aspires to write and direct his own feature-length film in the near future and be connected with the world of film-making.
7. Perempuan, Hantu dan Skandal / 18 mins / 2010 / Black & White
Synopsis: A reporter and her crew are assigned to interview witnesses from a murder case. The witnesses are Hantu Bukit, Jembalang Angin, Mambang Air and Jin Tanah. An audaciously satirical and overtly loquacious mockumentary.
Director’s profile: Ridhwan Saidi is the author of Cekik, a novel published by Fixi; is member of the winning team in the KL 48 Hour Film Project 2010 (Skodeng) and first participated in FA8 with the film “Ah Long.”
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