We're always on the lookout for interesting filmmakers from the Asia Pacific to inspire our community. Collected here is a list of all the creative individuals we've previously interviewed. If there's someone who you think should be featured here, write to us!
Bonny Lanny joined Papuan Voices Wamena in 2014 and since then has made several captivating documentaries and an album of unique local songs. Papuan Voices is a video advocacy initiative working with Papuan activists to more effectively tell their stories to the world.
Commemorating the 51st anniversary of Indonesia's 1965 Tragedy, we interview A. Dananjaya, who uses film to to highlight alternative perspectives on history.
We interview Ko Thaid Dhi, a prominent filmmaker from Myanmar and founder of the Wathann Film Festival.
Thet Oo Maung (Tom) is a documentary filmmaker and photographer from Myanmar whose works have been acclaimed internationally. This is our exclusive interview with him.
Joseph Laban, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker from the Philippines talks to us about the successes and obstacles in his journey so far.
Asrida Elisabeth, an alumni of Papuan Voices, recently won the award for Best Documentary Film at Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD 2015) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. This is EngageMedia's exclusive interview with her.
Kha is co-founder and animator at JOOSK Illustration, a team run by talented young digital artists in Myanmar. Kha is also part of the creative team at Democratic Voice of Burma's TV channel, and attended Camp Chindwin, our Southeast Asia Video Camp in Yangon earlier this year.
Yang Chuan Ju co-founded Civilmedia@Taiwan, an independent media outlet focused on documenting social movements in the country.
We interview Yusfik, producer of 'Bekasi Bergerak', a film on the Indonesian workers resistance movement.
We talk to Alia Damaihati, board member of Film Festival Dokumenter (FFD) about their experiences and challenges.
Chairun Nissa speaks to us on being a woman and a filmmaker.
An interview with Al Mundir, a migrant activist in Malaysia and participant of our Crossroads project.
Frengky Making from Papuan Voices chats with Charlie Hill-Smith, producer of 'Strange Birds of Paradise', a new film on the story of West Papua.
This month, our guest editors Azizah Hanum and Arief 'Kutil' Permana interviewed Ucup, a video artist from Bandung (West Java) who is known for his video parodies. Hanum met up with Ucup at a video slam at Common Room.
This month we are featuring Ozair Rao, a filmmaker from Pakistan who has combined his passion for travel and filmmaking into a mission to inspire change.
JL Burgos shares with us his journey, process, and views as a video activist from the Philippines.
We interview Arvind Raj, a video journalist working with Free Malaysia Today, one of the country's most popular independent online news portals.
This month we chat with London-based filmmaker/photographer Adithio, who is in Indonesia to work and play hard.
We interview Ho Choon Hiong, a filmmaker from Singapore who has braved the country's restrictive media laws to present the other side of its story.
EngageMedia interviews Shafie Dris, an activist and filmmaker who is at the forefront of the indigenous (Orang Asli) rights movement in Malaysia.