Tan Ce Ding

2016 Grand Prize Winner

Tan Ce Ding began his career as a Production Assistant on commercial sets before advancing to become an Assistant Director and Director. His resume includes being an Assistant Director for over 150 TV commercials for brands that include Petronas, Samsung, Sony, Sharp, KFC, McDonald’s, Milo, Nescafe, F&N, Tenaga National, Visa, Umobile, and Digi. TV commercials aside, Ce Ding has directed numerous independent short films. His production, ‘Hawa’, won the BMW Shorties 2016 grand prize as well as the Best Director Award and Best Screenplay Award. With the RM75,000 production grant, Ce Ding directed ‘The Masseuse’. The film has been screened at several film competitions worldwide.