For the Love of Drowning


Nazim Mohammed Esa

2008 Grand Prize Winner

Nazim Mohammed Esa is a freelance artist, director and photographer who studied film, animation and fine art in Surrey Institute of Art Design in the UK. He is the director of the winning film ‘For the Love of Drowning’ at BMW Shorties 2008 which received international screenings at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Dubai International Film Festival, Naoussa International Film Festival and Rotterdam Film Festival. He also directed the music video for ‘Lagu Untukmu’ by Meet Uncle Hussain that won the Anugerah Juara Lagu in 2008, and has worked on projects for the Venice Biennial, Istanbul Biennial, Taipei Biennial and Kunsthalle, Vienna Austria.