Young Filmmakers Forum 2013
Day/Date: Saturday 14th December 2013
Time: 9.00 AM – 3.00 PM
Venue: Sound Stage Studio, FINAS, Hulu Kelang, Selangor

The forum aimed to bring together practitioners, artists, young and new filmmakers, as well as mainstream activists in a forum that can formulate the different perspectives and suggestions related to career, opportunities and the role everyone can play in the national film and creative content industries. It was composed of forums, a digital filmmaking equipment exhibition and the inaugural Malaysian Digital Film Awards.

It was organised by Institute of Arts and Media Studies Malaysia (SEMESTA), in association with National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) and the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia.


It featured presentations by and panel discussions with:

Alfred Kok (Canon Malaysia)
Faridah Jaafar (Multimedia Development Corporation)
Isazaly Isa (editor)
James Lee  (filmmaker)
Khairil M. Bahar (filmmaker)
Khairul Anwar Salleh (Vice President, Malay Language Business, ASTRO)
Muhammad Erfan (FunnyMalaysia.NET)
Muhammad Ezmeer (Kicapi Production)
Raja Mukhriz Raja Ahmad Kamaruddin (cinematographer)
Dr Sharkawi Che Din (photographer)