This gathering of filmmakers and movie stars from the Asean region will add to the charms of the rustic city of Kuching. Sanctioned by ASEAN Secretariat as one of the ASEAN joint activities, the festival is held every two years.
The ASEAN International Film Festival And Awards (AIFFA) is a premier film festival, which made its debut in 2013. Held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, the biennial film festival celebrates the best of films around the ASEAN region.
This year, AIFFA is pleased to announce a collaboration with Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA) for a one-day speed pitching platform for writers, directors and producers to meet with regional film investors. The platform allows filmmakers direct access to funders and financing. In addition, filmmakers will gain direct insights into how the film business works in ASEAN and internationally.
The three day event culminates in the glamorous Gala Nite finale where international filmmakers gather to witness the best of the best film productions in the region. The films are judged by an ASEAN Jury and twelve categories of awards are presented. The spectacular show ends with the Spirit of ASEAN Award…a film that portrays the best of ASEAN people, culture and lifestyle. Another interesting award is the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an ASEAN film personality who has broken the international barrier.
Download the AIFFA 2017 brochure where you can find the complete details and activities for the 3-day event.