SEAPJ 2018 Winners

CAMBODIA HOSTS 3RD Southeast Asia Video festival for Children

Cambodia has accepted the challenge to host the 2019 Southeast Asia Video Festival for Children. The Festival Director for the 3rd SEAVFC is Chhay Bora, a noted filmmaker in Cambodia.

2nd SEAVFC in Manila

The Philippines hosted another successful staging of the Southeast Asia Video Festival for Children.

Held in Manila on November 22-24, 2018, the event was well attended by representatives from the ten member-countries of Southeast Asia – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Prix Jeunesse Suitcase by Kirsten Schneid

Prix Jeunesse International’s festival and project coordinator, Ms. Kirsten Schneid, came all the way from Munich, Germany to hold her talk session “Prix Jeunesse Suitcase” on the first day of the 2nd Southeast Asia Video Festival for Children.

Livi Zheng Shares How to be a Successful Video Director

Acclaimed film director Livi Zheng discussed “How to be a Successful Video Director” in her workshop at the 2nd Southeast Asia Video Festival for Children. Ms. Livi started her workshop by showcasing some of her short films and trailers to the Southeast Asian children.

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Winners of the 2018 Southeast Asia Video Festival for Children


Professional Non Fiction for Age Group Under 7 Years Old

Philippines

“Kid Kwento”

Kid Kuwento is a show that focuses on teaching literacy and good values to children. In this episode, Teacher Sally talks about how everyone can be a hero by doing good, being kind, and helping others. The episode features interviews from children around the world regarding what a hero means to them, who they consider as a hero, and how they on be a hero to others. The episode also features a special video entitled “Elena” that talks about a woman who is considered a hero by her family as she sacrifices so much for them as an Overseas Filipino Worker.


Professional Non Fiction for Age Group
8 to 12 Years Old

Viet Nam

“Khanh”

The video talks about two friends, Khanh and Canh, who are both 11 years old and live in Nghe An. Khanh and Canh have been classmates since their 1st Grade of school. Since canh was paralyzed from early childhood, Khanh takes Canh to school on his back everyday to help him since he has trouble walking, and helps him to do other things as well. This is a heartwarming story about a helpful boy named Khanh, and his good friend Canh.


Professional Non Fiction for Age Group
13-17 Years Old

Malaysia

“Walking Without Legs”


Zy Lee Kher was born, in 2006 with only one complete limb and dislocated hip joints. His family was determined to see Zy grow up normally like most children, and for him to be able walk on his own. Despite seeking medical help from mom than 15 countries, things seemed impossible for Zy, Just when they thought that all hope was lost, they finally found the help they needed at Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany. Zy was able to walk successfully using prosthetic limbs at the age of 2 years. Over the years, Zy develops a keen interest in swimming, and starts to to train earnestly with his coach and hopes to represent Malaysia in international swimming championships.


Professional Fiction

Viet Nam

“Warrior Dam Dong “


Dong and Pha, two brothers from a tranquil village in a mountainous area, love each other very much. When a cruel female demon comes and abducts people from the village and takes Pha away, this saddens Dong greatly, Missing his older brother, Dong decides to train very hard to kill the demon. He trains day and night for wars just to prepare for the fight.After years of training, Dong ventures out to kill the demon that abducted his older brother in hopes of saving him.


Professional Fiction for Age Group
13-17 Years Old

Singapore

“Whoopie’s World”


Adapted from Adeline Foo’s ‘Whoopie Lee: Almost Famous’ Book – in the competition for the outstanding pupil award, Mei helps best friend, Dhana, to square off against two new kids, michael and Ashley. Amidst quarrels and betrayals, what will take to win votes, is it being popular and talented, or having integrity and the right character values? By the end of the season, these kids will learn what it means to be a true outstanding role model.


Professional Fiction for Age Group
8-12 Years Old

Thailand

“Run Aon Run”


Aon is a small boy who is often bullied by his friends, especially Jack, the gang leader. Aon could do nothing but run. One day, he meets a mysterious man who saves him from his bullies.The man invites Aon to join a race, and proposes that he coaches Aon in the race. Aon, though reluctant at first, agrees to the man, proposal in hopes of outrunning his bullies. Aon’s training with the mysterious man helps him increase his speed significant, but on the day of the race, Aon trips and falls just before reaching the finished line. Instead of winning, he even finished last in the race. This disappoints Aon greatly, and he decides to quit running. Not long after, he even faces a difficult decision Will Aon be able to stand up for himself and continue running?


Amatuer

Philippines

“Kapteyn”

“Kapteyn” is a 4 minute short fiction inspired by true story from San Simon Pampanga Philippines. The story is about the life of a young boy named Tonyo who works as a sailor in their community. His means of transportation is called the ‘dalakit, which is a small boat.Although young, Tonyo is strong despite of life struggles. The film revolves around the life of an inspiring young hero and reveals that everyone can be a hero in their own little way.


Children Category for Age
Under 12 Years Old

Myanmar

“Heroes in My Life”


The film follows the daily life of a young school girl, and how she learns and emulates the scarce Myanmar traditional culture and environmental issues from her grandparents’ daily lifestyle.


Children Category for Age Group
13-15 Years Old

Lao PDR

“My Mom My Hero”


In the life of the boy, he only, has his mother. She does everything to take good care of her son—from cleaning the house, to cooking the food, washing the dishes, and many other things a caring mother would do. Though she is blind, she works hard day and night to take good care of her son, and that is why although he get teased because of her condition, he is very proud to have her as his mother—that is why she is his hero,


Children Category for Age Group
16-18 Years Old

Myanmar

“Smile”


When you think of a hero, you would automatically think of someone who has supernatural powers, which isn’t something that a normal person has. So naturally, it is not possible for someone to change or control someone’s way of thinking or behavior. But this old man could somehow by just do that by changing the way this boy thinks— by helping him and teaching him to think positive and to smile. That what makes him a true hero; the hero who has the power of making others think positive and smile.


Kids Choice
Childrens’ Category

Lao PDR

“My Mom My Hero”


Kids Choice
Proffesional Category

Viet Nam

“Khanh”


Heart Award
Professional/amateur Category

Philippines

“Kapteyn”


Heart Award
Children Category

Lao PDR

“My Mom My Hero”

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