And another great news is Bront Palarae and Sinje Lee has been appointed as the ambassadors of the year
The 3rd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) has officially launched at the Saphire Room, Dorsett Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur.
It is an honour to announce that that Ms. Sinje Lee (well-known Malaysia & International actress) remain to be our ambassador and continue to support us. Other than this, we are honoured that Mr. Bront Palarae (renowned Malaysia & International actor) accepted our invitation and joined as our 3rd MIFFest and MGGA’s ambassador.
This is the first time for Bront to take up his role as the ambassador of the festival. As an actor, producer and filmmaker, he shares his journey in filmmaking with the media and invited guests. Sinje is glad and full of excitement that these events are entering its third edition and getting more support from public and government department this year.
‘Having our very own film festival is always my greatest wish’, said Sinje.
This festival is supported by Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM); FINAS Malaysia; Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) and Taiwan Cultural Department. The 3rd MIFFest announced the key dates and much-waited for its’ inaugural return will be held from 14th July 2019 to 19th July 2019(venue to be confirmed), while the MGGA will be held on 20th July 2019, at the Istana Budaya. The purpose of MIFFest and MGGA is to build a communication platform for global filmmakers and to promote Malaysia film industry, arts and cultural offerings to the world.
“Humanity” as the main theme and key message for MIFFest and MGGA, moreover “The Journey”, was the concept created to represent the focus on Film and Filmmaking Journey. The main purpose of the Malaysia International Film Festival is to bring in the best films around the world that have a true humanity feeling to the audiences.
“These events celebrate uniqueness and champion humanity. To recognize and honour human excellence through films that inspire and enlighten the human spirit. MIFFest and MGGA help to promote tourism and diversity of Malaysian arts and cultures to the global audience, it also aims to strengthen Malaysia’s position as a major leading creative hub of film and cinema within the ASEAN region”, proudly said by Joanne Goh, Chairman of MIFFest and MGGA.
To discover the hidden yet extraordinary young filmmakers, the festival is organizing the 3rdMIFFest Short Film Competition. The competition opens to entrants who aged 18 or above at the time of entry. The winning and participated short films will stand a chance to screen their film during MIFFest at the selected TGV cinemas.