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ANNOUNCEMENT: ASEAN Young Filmmaker Award Winner

ANNOUNCEMENT: ASEAN Young Filmmaker Award Winner

September 10th 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The long-awaited result of the ASEAN Young Filmmaker Award is finally announced. This award is to recognize the filmmaking effort focusing on environmental and community issues by students from ASEAN countries. Festival director Fadly Bakhtiar presented the results along with the other jury members – Dr. Chen Pelf Nyok of Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia (TCS) and Elina Jani of Malaysian Green Technology Corporation.


The KLEFF 2019 committee would like to congratulate the winner of the ASEAN Young Filmmaker Award:

Cloud kingdom

by Nady Afiqah


The ASEAN Young Filmmaker Award will be awarded during the KLEFF 2019 Award Ceremony along with the general awards and special awards. The Award Ceremony will be held on the 10th October at IGEM 2019 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

For more information about the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival or its organizer, EcoKnights, please contact


About the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF)

The KLEFF is run and organized by local environmental NGO, EcoKnights. Now in its 12th year, the goal of the festival is to provide the Malaysian community with environmental films, workshops, talks, forums, discussions, and eco-vendors in an effort to improve awareness for environmental issues. The KLEFF 2019 is supported by a variety of corporate sponsors, NGO’s, vendors, media outlets, and members of the public. Detailed information about the KLEFF, along with a complete list of sponsors and partners, can be found on their website


About EcoKnights

EcoKnights is a not-for-profit environmental organization with the Malaysian Registrar of Societies. Founded in 2005 by Yasmin Rasyid, the organization focuses on community based environmental education and awareness projects that help Malaysians to understand and deal with environmental issues that affect them. EcoKnights offers a variety of programs for the community including Sentinels of Time photography competition, Knights of Nature Sustainability Camp, Anugerah Hijau youth competition, and the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF), which is now in its 12th year. EcoKnights also provides community films screenings, organizes environmental talks and workshops, and provides consultation and programming for environmental corporate social responsibility efforts.

For more information about EcoKnights and their programs, visit their website at

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