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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.
The seventh Barcamp in Yangon, Myanmar, called the “Colorful Barcamp”, was held at the MICT Park with over 5000 participants from 30-31 January 2016.
Dare to Dream is a series of breathtaking and provocative documentaries about the hopes and frustrations of the young generation of Asia. The documentaries are produced through a unique workshop environment with internationally-acclaimed documentary experts.
Every year, the 31st of January is recognized as Street Children's Day. We at EngageMedia would like to commemorate this day by highlighting some videos on street children in Myanmar.
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.
Cerita film di layar mengingatkan penonton kepada situasi nyata pengalaman hidup sehari-hari. Mereka selalu mengkaitkan film dengan konteks dimana mereka hidup.
Indonesia is slipping back to darker days in its history when restrictions and surveillance were more prevalent.
After spending 15 years under house-arrest, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, now 70, and her party the National League for Democracy, have won more than 75 percent of the seats in parliament. "It's not finished yet", she was quoted as saying in a recent interview, making it clear that this was not the end, but the beginning.
The Kalabia Marine Education Vessel is a floating alternative school that sails to every island in Raja Ampat, West Papua, and invites children to stay three days on it to learn about environmental conservation.
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.
The NBFF Thanksgiving Special is almost over! The 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 300 films from over 50 different countries, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films. In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, question and answer sessions with filmmakers, and an industry seminar series whose past participants have included Academy Award Winners Tom Cross (Whiplash) and Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), as well as Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast), John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks), and Joe Walker (12 Years a Slave). THANKSGIVING SPECIAL ends NOVEMBER 27th. FEATURES: $60 SHORTS: $50 Enter your film now for the chance to be part of the 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival! For more information, visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com
In partnership with EngageMedia, Sinar Project held a workshop to discuss digital rights in Malaysia.
Check out a live results map of the 2015 Myanmar election
On 9 October 2015, an independent news portal trained Anthropology students from the University of Cendrawasih, West Papua, in the basics of journalism writing.
The final heated days of campaigning is underway for Myanmar's general elections on 8 November, the country's first since 50 years of military rule. The big question on everyones mind: Who will be the next president of Myanmar?
Some photos from the Papuan Voices II screening at the UI Film Festival, held at Kampus Indonesia University, Depok, Jakarta from 14-18 September 2015. The new event is presented by the University's Cinematography Club to showcase young and talented Indonesian filmmakers.
Expert speakers at the Digital Laws Update, a public forum held in Bangkok, Thailand on 17 October 2015, presented their critique of pending internet laws in Thailand. The event was hosted by EngageMedia and the Foundation for Internet and Civic Culture.