For the 14th year in a row, Malaysia’s most prestigious and longest running short film competition is back. Named the BMW Shorties 2020, the theme “CHARGE” befitting of the new normal as it challenges Malaysian not only embrace the change, but also be resilient and to thrive in it.
For the 14th BMW Shorties, there will be three new additions to the award-winning judges. In the 2020 line-up, the judges are Saw Teong Hin (Puteri Gunung Ledang and You Mean The World To Me) and Indrani Kopal (The Game Changer and Incarcerated Rhythm), along with new judges comprising of award-winning director Tony Pietra Arjuna (Train Station and Shadowplay), internationally-acclaimed director Nadiah Hamzah (Motif), and former BMW Shorties judge, Ho Yuhang (Rain Dogs and The Ghost Bride).
BMW Shorties 2020 will once again be awarding the grand prize winner with a production grant of RM 80,000. Recognition for filmmaking talent will also be awarded in an extensive range of supporting categories, including Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Best Student, along with the crowd-favourite People’s Choice Award.
Entries are open from now until 6:00PM on 1st November 2020. For further information on the BMW Shorties and how to participate, visit the official BMW Shorties website at www.bmwshorties.com.my or the official BMW Shorties Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bmwshorties and Instagram page at www.instagram.com/bmwshorties.