Collaborate and innovate through this community outreach program designed to promote the film industry in Brunei Darussalam. Central to this program is a panel discussion of leading industry experts who will debate the purpose and importance of a Bruneian screen identity. From establishing a National cinema to developing audiences and exhibition platforms, resident filmmakers are encouraged to be proactive and contribute their ideas and experiences to this important issue.
POWER UP CLASSES
From the back alleys of Tokyo to the mountains of Nepal these films journey into the heart of a nation. Participating countries include: France, India, United States, Pakistan, Indonesia, Japan, Australia, Korea, Philippines and Nepal.
All screenings will be held at Mahakarya Institute of the Arts Asia.
96 HOUR BLITZ
Ready for a shoot out? You have FOUR days to create a short film of 3-6 minutes (including credits)!
Register today by clicking the link below to enter the 96 Hour Blitz Competition. The grand prize is a two year Diploma scholarship at Mahakarya Institute of the Arts Asia valued over $30,000.00
LEARN FROM THE MASTER : MARK SHEPHERD
MEET MARK SHEPHERd: KEYS TO CREATIVITY - A GATEKEEPER'S PERSPECTIVE
10.12.2018 (7:30PM - 9:30PM)
An insightful discussion with a gatekeeper from the famed John Wells Division for Writing for Screen & Television at University of Southern California Cinematic Arts program. This rare experience will explore topics ranging from the philosophy of the creative process to the points of departure taken by many of today's top Hollywood content creators.
Moderated by Shaun Hoon
11.12.2018 (7:00PM - 9:40PM)
A four member panel discussing and debating the importance of Bruneian on-screen identity. Selected clips from local films to be screened and discussed. Intellectual property will also be a topic.
Part 1: An in-depth examination of the writing process for creative content.
Topics covered include: ideation, realization and pitching/presenting.
Part 2: The ins-and-outs of creative content exhibition and distribution.
Topics covered include: considerations, collaboration and intellectual property.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FILM SHOWCASE
13.12.2018 (7:00PM - 11:00PM)
Before Star Wars: A retrospective screening of student films by George Lucas while attending the University of Southern California.
Moderated by Dr. Alex Fischer
USC Student Works: A curated program of contemporary student productions from one of America's premier film schools.
15.12.2018 (3:00PM - 5:00PM)
Calling all creative writers. This is a chance for content creators to pitch their stories and
make them fit for the screen with the guidance of Mark Shepherd.