BUM2010 – Sparks May Fly!!

By Eyes Wide Open This year’s B.U.M. event is shaping up to be even more interesting than previous years. Last year saw panel larger-than-life speakers such as the inimitable Dr M making a show. This year, we have a number of controversial speakers weighing in their opinions on the state of media in the country. … Continue reading

Rojak!

A Rojak seller’s take on Malaysia’s multi-faceted social political tapestry. Made entirely with CGI special effects. Visually stunning. (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with socio-political issues in Malaysia, they also feature some of the best-known faces in the … Continue reading

Blogger gets warning from MCMC

Looking at the definition of actionable offenses under the CMA, it would seem that it makes pretty good sense. However, now that certain parties have discovered that the MCMC can be used to go after those who report the truth or to get people for just having an opinion, things get pretty slippery.

Suck on this…

A haunting portrayal of a pedophile preparing to hunt, interspersed with metaphors on the state of Malaysian politics. (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with socio-political issues in Malaysia, they also feature some of the best-known faces in the … Continue reading

Goodbye, Sam!

By Reina THE mainstream and the online media, blogs, and all kinds of discussion groups are all spewing negative publicity for MIC President, Datuk Seri Samy Vellu. This is probably the first time in a long while that the mainstream and online media are united in their stand.

Some fodder for the Info Minister…

An over-zealous public relations consultant advises the current minister of health how to discourage unhealthy lifestyles in Malaysia. If he can’t sell it to Liow, he can always pitch it to Rais! (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with … Continue reading

No money, no honey!

A man finds himself without small change in a cheap brothel. Many arguments ensue and problems faced by the Malaysian common man are discussed humorously. Watch the making of Duit Kecil here. (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with … Continue reading

Khairy talks, and talks, and talks!

The controversial head of UMNO Youth plays a taxi driver who is asked his views on some current Malaysian talking points. He ends up offering a keris to a Chinese boy as a gift. Watch the making of Meter here. (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 … Continue reading

What?

Two secret lovers rendezvous in a plush hotel room while TV news is read in the background. A dark take on apathy in Malaysia. Watch the making of Gerhana here. (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with socio-political issues … Continue reading

You take care of me, I take care of you!

A comedic re-enactment of how one politician tries to entice another to switch party allegiance as DVD pirates look on. Watch the making of Slovak Sling here. (15Malaysia is a short film project. It consists of 15 short films made by 15 Malaysian filmmakers. These films not only deal with socio-political issues in Malaysia, they … Continue reading