KLEFF 2017 Judges

Azuan Muda

Azuan Muda is the co-founder of TEEBTV, the “Netflix for Indies”, a multi-platform online media company showcasing independent content. Borne from his own experience in independent film production, Teeb TV is the culmination of Azuan’s vision for a Netflix-for-Indies that both curate, publish and distribute independent content to a targeted regional audience.

Challenging himself with a few friends, building innovative companies – Teeb TV is a sum of his achievement, so far, bundling innovative and creative business strategies in media, digital content, branding and entertainment.

He believes that Teeb TV will become the best avenue or outlet for independent filmmakers to share and publicise their content to the world. With more than 4 million market reach, Teeb TV harnesses its distribution networks in Indonesia and in the region.

He was awarded the LinkedIn’s 2nd Most Engaged Marketers 2015 ranking in Malaysia. An observant speaker/writer, advocating storytelling, digital content strategies and content marketing.

His passion is building innovative companies, strategic planning, formulating investment strategies, investment in media, digital content, branding, entertainment, commercialising and expanding growth companies.

This is his second year of being a judge for KLEFF.

Azwan Muda

Nurul Salmi Abdul Latip

Nurul Salmi Abdul Latip is a senior lecturer with the School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang. She works on conservation issues in various ecosystems and assessing human-wildlife interactions in human dominated landscapes, highlighting impacts from human activities as part of the ecological responses. Some past projects include ecological studies of wetlands in several river basins in Peninsular Malaysia, an ecological study of Pulau Layang-Layang, Sabah. She has also worked on selected mangrove ecosystems in Penang and Kedah. Her current research interests are wildlife as bioindicators to human impacts in ecosystems, integration of social elements in ecological research, biodiversity security and sustainable education.

As an advocate for sustainability, Dr. Salmi is an Associate Fellow with USM’s Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), which has an aim of creating public awareness and understanding of SD. With the RCE Penang’s team, she provides ESD training, for teachers and the public. Dr. Salmi has also been involved with community programs such as conducting nature camps for schools, jury for international school science competition, organise mangrove replanting, beach clean-up activities, other environmentally-related programs, and, at other times, always looking out for exciting new adventures to keep her constantly charged.

Nurul Salmi Abdul Latip

Fadly Bakhtiar

Fadly Bakhtiar is the Festival Director of the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival and Programme Director of EcoKnights. Responsible in the planning and overseeing of the festival, Fadly has been with EcoKnights and KLEFF for 10 amazing years.

With his mission to cultivate people with important environmental issues, Fadly is one of the judges for KLEFF 2017. He believes that films are great medium in injecting environmental awareness to the audience and that it provides an easy access for the public to understand about environmental protection.

As the Festival Director of KLEFF, Fadly has keen eyesight in great films as he has been with KLEFF for nearly a decade. This is his second year of being a judge for KLEFF.

Al Jafree Md Yusop

Jafree began his career as a scriptwriter.

He wrote the film Paloh for director Adman Salleh and the stage musical P. Ramlee The Musical for Enfiniti Production.

His directing career started with Senandong Malam, a telemovie which he co-directed with Dain Said.

He then directed Melur vs Rajawali and Kembara Nak Dara, both telemovies for RTM.

He directed his first feature film Mencari Rahmat in 2017.