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KLEFF 2019 Award Ceremony

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KLEFF Award Ceremony was held in Conference Hall 2, KLCC in conjunction with IGEM 2019, in recognition to filmmakers advocating for environment and climate action.

The ceremony was attended by filmmakers, KLEFF partners, and media with the list of invited guests as below:

Guest of Honour: YB Pn Yeo Bee Yin (Minister of MESTECC)


1. Datuk Seri Dr. Mohd Azhar Bin Hj. Yahaya, Secretary General Ministry of MESTECC

2. Puan Noor Afifah Abdul Razak, Deputy Secretary General (Energy) of MESTECC

3. Dr Nagulendran Kangayatkarasu, Deputy Secretary General (Environment and Climate Change) of MESTECC

4. Mr Syed Ahmad Bin Syed Mustafa, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Green Technology Corporation

5. Ms Elina Jani Director, Strategic Communications MGTC

6. Ms Aina Ahmad, Brand Communication Manager of Kiehl’s

7. Ms Stephanie Bacon, Vice President of Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)

8. Mr Alex Yong, Deputy General (Place-Making), UEM Sunrise Sdn Bhd

9. Dr. Yasmin Rasyid, Founder & Honorary Advisor of KLEFF

10. Mr Fadly Bakhtiar, 12th Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest Director

The winners for KLEFF 2019 are:

Best Short Film: Sleepless by Sean Lin

Best Short Documentary: Education On The Boat – A New Hope For Tomorrow by KM Taj Biul Hasan

Best Feature Film: Beyond Climate by Ian Mauro

Best Public Service Announcement: Carbon: Building Blocks Of Life by SCM Asia

Best Animation: Barely Alive by Chan Ming Chun

Special Jury Award: Messages From The End Of The World by Matteo Born ASEAN

Young Filmmaker Award: Cloud Kingdom by Nady Afiqah

MyForest Award:

Helmeted Hornbill by Tim Laman and Tom Swartout (1st Place)

To Find A Harpy by Daniel O’Niel (2nd Place)

Cloud Kingdom by Nady Afiqah (3rd Place)

Special Merit Award:

Sleepless by Sean Lin

Carbon: Building Blocks Of Life by SCM Asia

Pemung Jae by Din Hormatov

Bringing Back Our Klang River: Exploring River Of Life Public Outreach Programme (ROLPOP) by Faradipa Arifin & Jaybee Leonardo

Ekzos Raya by Izaq Yuzaini Bin Ismail

The Last Straw by Aina Marlisa Mohariz

A Broken System by Elizabeth Miezejeski

A Better Tomorrow by Azlan Zarool

A Letter For The World by A. Sarah Rinaldi

Tunggu Sekejap by Women Association for Development and Innovation

Congratulations to all the winners for their outstanding production and we hope to continue receiving quality environmental films from you in years to come.