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Open Call: Good Pitch² Southeast Asia

Open Call: Good Pitch² Southeast Asia

by EM News last modified April 25, 2016

EngageMedia supports InDocs as an Outreach Partner for the first Good Pitch² in Southeast Asia.

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Featured Filmmaker: Thet Oo Muang

Featured Filmmaker: Thet Oo Muang

by EM News last modified April 25, 2016

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.

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Featured Filmmaker: Joseph Israel Laban

Featured Filmmaker: Joseph Israel Laban

by EM News last modified April 15, 2016

Joseph Laban, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker from the Philippines talks to us about the successes and obstacles in his journey so far.

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A Colourful Experience at Barcamp Yangon

by EM News last modified February 12, 2016

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.

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Dare to Dream Workshop Call for Observers

by EM News last modified February 11, 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.

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The Plight of Myanmar’s Street Children

by EM News last modified March 11, 2016

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.

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Featured Filmmaker: Asrida Elisabeth

Featured Filmmaker: Asrida Elisabeth

by EM News last modified February 22, 2016

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.

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Filmmaker of the Month: Asrida Elisabeth (Indonesian)

Filmmaker of the Month: Asrida Elisabeth (Indonesian)

by EM News last modified January 07, 2016

Cerita film di layar mengingatkan penonton kepada situasi nyata pengalaman hidup sehari-hari. Mereka selalu mengkaitkan film dengan konteks dimana mereka hidup.

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Digital Freedom and Privacy Under Attack in Indonesia

Digital Freedom and Privacy Under Attack in Indonesia

by Yerry Nikholas Borang last modified January 10, 2016

Indonesia is slipping back to darker days in its history when restrictions and surveillance were more prevalent.

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Is there a Bright Future for Myanmar?

by Kyalyi last modified November 20, 2015

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.

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The Floating Kalabia

by Kartika Pratiwi last modified November 17, 2015

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.

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Featured Filmmaker: Thet Paing Kha

Featured Filmmaker: Thet Paing Kha

by EM News last modified November 12, 2015

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.

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2016 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL THANKSGIVING SPECIAL

by Amanda Salazar last modified November 12, 2015

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

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Digital Rights Workshop in Malaysia

by EM News last modified November 11, 2015

In partnership with EngageMedia, Sinar Project held a workshop to discuss digital rights in Malaysia.

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Myanmar Elections: Live Results Map

Myanmar Elections: Live Results Map

by EM News last modified November 26, 2015

Check out a live results map of the 2015 Myanmar election

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Journalism Workshop at University of Cendrawasih

by Kartika Pratiwi last modified November 09, 2015

On 9 October 2015, an independent news portal trained Anthropology students from the University of Cendrawasih, West Papua, in the basics of journalism writing.

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5 Days to Historic Myanmar Election

5 Days to Historic Myanmar Election

by Kyalyi last modified November 10, 2015

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?

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Papuan Voices at the Univeritas Indonesia Film Festival

by EM News last modified October 21, 2015

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.

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