Announcing the Sabah Film Academy teams

Mentors & participants – SFA 2016
SABAH FILM ACADEMY 2017

Applications for the Sabah Film Academy closed at the end of May and then the selection of teams for this year was made. Participants come from all over Malaysia.

The KKIFF is pleased to announce the three teams for the SFA 2017. There are two teams in the Narrative stream and one team in the Documentary stream.

Narrative Team 1
Michelle Xin
  • Director/Scriptwriter – Michelle Xin
  • Production Manager – Muhammad Nazri
  • Assistant Director – Tay Sheikh Er
  • DP – Mohd Fakrudin Bin Md Rosli
  • Editor – Abdul Razak Kadir
Narrative Team 2
Alfred Ujin
  • Director/Scriptwriter – Alfred Ujin
  • Production Manager – Abdul Azim
  • Assistant Director – Jeffry Bin Hussein
  • DP – Nurul Syafiqah
  • Editor – Iva Clera Genah
Documentary Team X
Putri Purnama Sugua
  • Director – Putri Purnama Sugua
  • DP1 – Francis Maluda
  • DP2 – Aidil Bin Razali
  • Editor – Eugene Chin

Teams have started work already on the pre-production phase of their movies. They will work with their mentors throughout this month before meeting together in KK from 09-16 July for Production Week.

During this week, the participants will work very closely and very intensively with their mentors, editing their short films and learning from the masterclasses that their mentors give.

The three short films made during the SFA will be premiered at Awards Night on Sunday, 16 July. This event is free and open to everyone. Check out the details on the KKIFF website or Facebook.