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    About the BMW Shorties

    About the BMW Shorties

    The BMW Shorties is a cultural initiative by BMW Group Malaysia to provide amateur film makers with a platform to express their creativity. This short film competition is a continuous effort to identify, cultivate and support emerging film talent in the country. Since its inception in December 2006, the BMW Shorties has received a total of 607 short film entries, many of which have gone on to screenings at prestigious international film festivals such as Cannes, New York, Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Rome, Clermont-Ferrand and more.

    In 2015, BMW Group Malaysia is proud to announce the return of Malaysia’s longest running and most prestigious short film competition for its 9th year. With the theme of “Change”, this year’s competition is aimed at challenging your creativity in communicating changes through the expression of a short film.

    The grand prize winner of the BMW Shorties short film competition will receive an RM 75,000 production grant. Recognition for film making talent will also be awarded in a line-up of supporting categories, including Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing and Best Sound Design as well as the ever popular People’s Choice Award.

    About “Change”

    In this creative world, the only thing constant is change and the challenge for society is to be able to discern, adapt and evolve to the best of one’s ability.

    Communicating change can sometimes be hard, as it is to be accepted. These visions are hardly understood by anyone, other than the ones defining them. So how will you communicate change through the creative expression of a short film?

    The BMW Shorties is now open for entries and you have until the 2nd of November 2015 to submit your short film entry


    Judging this year’s competition is a line-up of experts from Malaysia’s film making industry, including five-time BMW Shorties veteran and commercial film maker Lina Tan; feature film producer Nandita Solomon; executive producer from Reservoir Production Ismail Kamarul; film director from Directors Think Tank Rajay Singh; and veteran film editor Affandi Jamaluddin.

    Lina Tan

    About Me

    Nandita Solomon

    About Me

    Rajay Singh

    About Me

    Ismail Kamarul

    About Me

    Affandi Jamaludin

    About Me


    ‘Fish’ by Gan Yu Long wins the BMW Shorties 2015 Grand Prize.

    Ninth edition of Malaysia’s most prestigious and longest running short film competition once again awards Malaysian short filmmakers for their talent.

    Top Ten Finalist ‘Dermaga’ by Aliff Ihsan Rahman to be disqualified from short film competition

    BMW Group Malaysia recently learned that a Top Ten Finalist of BMW Shorties 2015 entitled ‘Dermaga’ by Aliff Ihsan Rahman was previously submitted to the Malaysian Digital Film Award 2015.

    BMW Group Malaysia Reveals Top 10 Finalists of the BMW Shorties 2015 at the BMW Shorties Festival 2015.

    Ten promising film makers shortlisted as finalists for the 9th edition of the BMW Shorties, Malaysia’s most prestigious and longest running short film competition.

    The BMW Shorties Festival 2015

    Trailer: Terbit 23, a BMW Shorties Production by Terbit Kamal

    BMW Group Malaysia Premieres ‘Terbit 23’, a BMW Shorties Production by Taufiq Kamal.

    Latest short film by BMW Shorties 2014 grand prize winner explores alternative methods of execution in the genre of film.


  • 32°C Fall In Love

    By: Tan Seng Kiat

  • Crossing the Arctic

    By: Zahariz Khuzaimah

  • Guest Room

    By: Danny Chong Ka Yung

  • Heard

    By: Chai Chang Fook

  • Hidup Bersama

    By: Lau Ming Yeow

  • Qing Yi

    By: Mugunthan Loganathan

  • Thanks for Saving Me

    By: Tan Ce Ding

  • The Boy Who Rocked the World

    By: Paul Gan Yew Hoe

  • The Fancy Ah Boy

    By: Moh Chee Loong

  • The Painting

    By: Yiewin Khang

  • Rozita Binti Roslan

    By: Taufiq Kamal bin Abd Rahman

  • Khatijah

    By: Chong Yew Fei

  • Heartstring

    By: Lee Chee Hoo

  • Pejam Pelik

    By: Mohd Khairul Azri Md Noor

  • Putus

    By: Muhammad Ezmeer Bin Abd Rahman

  • Adunan

    By: Kee Jit How

  • Mama

    By: Chong Shun Yuan

  • A Gift

    By: Mallory Lee

  • Diri

    By: Sharifah Aleysha

  • Nexus

    By: Martin Raj

  • Murdered

    By: Chua Dick Woei

  • Crossroads

    By: Rebecca Yau Yi Mun

  • Da Capo

    By: Tan Ce Ding

  • Das

    By: Suresh Naidu

  • Haruman Hujan

    By: Martin Chong Yuh Lin

  • Johan Adam

    By: Lim Pik Lan

  • Leap of Faith

    By: Bryan Lim Yong Tiam

  • Muthal Naal Indru

    By: Jagatesh Letchumanan

  • Sincerely, The End

    By: Lee Wei Sheong

  • Talent House

    By: Tan Hyon-Lé