Liew Seng Tat (Malaysia)
Liew Seng Tat emerged as a young filmmaker with a unique comedic voice soon after he graduated from the Multimedia University Malaysia, where he majored in 3D animation. His 2007 debut feature Flower in the Pocket swept multiple awards and prizes in numerous international film festivals including Busan, Rotterdam, Fribourg, Deauville and Pesaro. In 2008, he was selected to participate at the Festival de Cannes Director's Residence - Cinefondation. He also participated in the 2010 Torino Film Lab and the 2011 Sundance Screenwriters Lab with his second feature film 'Men Who Save The World' (formerly known as 'In What City Does It Live?'). He founded Everything Films in 2010 and is actively involved in the Malaysian independent film industry, working as a director and producer.
YIM Pilsung (Korea)
YIM Pilsung is a filmmaker who has primal interest in human desire
and the destruction it causes. It is evident in his early short
films and debut feature.
Sidi Saleh was born in
Jakarta-Indonesia on April 5th 1979. He received a bachelor's
degree in cinematography from the Jakarta Institute of Arts. Since
he graduated from university, he entered the film industry in the
early 2000s and continually active in the cinematography
department. He has credits for some experimental feature film as a
cinematographer such as "Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly" (the
Fipresci Award at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2009), "Postcard
from the Zoo" (in Competition at the Berlinale Film Festival
2012) and one of short films title is "Kara -the Daughter of a
Tree" (Cannes Director's Fortnight 2005).
Sidi made his directorial debut with 2011's "Full Moon", one of short film segment in omnibus "Belkibolang" and thenceforth continuing his career as a film director. In 2013, he participated in film workshops at Berlinale Talent Campus.
Sidi's third short film "Fitri" was in competition at the Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival 2014. His next short film, "Maryam", won the best short film at the 71° Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica Film Festival 2014 in Venice.
HA Sungmin is cinematographer who
has a lot of experience over a wide area: television commercials,
feature films, short films, 3D and so on. He got his start as an
assistant cameraman in various productions. He worked as
cinematographer in several feature films such as
Mowg is Korean film score composer.
He has worked with numerous films at home and abroad. He
Steve M. Choe holds M.F.A in Film
Editing from American Film Institute. He started his work
experience as PM in Cinetopia Productions and then worked as editor
in DMZ Film. In 2005 he started C-47 Post Studio in Korea, now a
leading post-production company that is responsible for over 90
feature films. Steve has edited over 50 feature films. He has been
nominated as best editor on many film awards. In 2013, he won
Korea's Daejong Award for best editing on
Michael Lake has over 40 years experience in Production and Management within both the Australian and International Film and Television Industries. During his career he has held senior executive positions at The Grundy Organization, Crawford Productions, Warner Roadshow Studios, Village Roadshow Pictures and WWE Films Inc. In December 2010 he was appointed CEO of Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios. He currently sits on the Advisory Boards of AFCI (Association of Film Commissioners International) and AFCNet (Asian Film Commissions Network) and is an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University Queensland - Griffith Film School.
Sungjai contributed greatly to the quantitative and qualitative
growth of the Korean film industry and was responsible for
changing its production system, while he ran Uno Films Production,
Sidus, and SidusFNH. With his preference for films that have both
popular appeal and literary sensitivity, he nurtured many creative
directors, including HUR Jinho, IM Sangsoo, BONG Joonho and so on,
who now represent the Korean film industry. After he resigned from
the company in 2009, he has worked as a professor for the Graduate
School of Digital Image and Contents of Dongguk University. Then
he founded Nomad Films in 2011 and presented several low budget
films such as
Kamil Othman is the director General for the
National Film Development Corporation Malaysia(FINAS), a position
he has held since November of 2014. Coming off a very successful
stint at the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) as its
Vice-President, he now takes on his new position with high
expectations tailing him - providing the leadership to drive
FINAS. At the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), he was
given the responsibility to develop the Creative Multimedia
Industries as an economic growth area. He also continued to
reinvent the Creative Multimedia Industry through both technology
Richard SHARKEY began his film career working the foley stages
and transfer bays of London's post production facilities.
From 1999 to 2001, he worked on Peter Jackson's