Malacca, 29 September– The winners of the third edition of Southeast Asian International Short Film Festival (SeaShorts)
were announced during the closing ceremony, which took place at the Panggung Bangsawan, Malacca today. The festival’s competitive segments include SeaShorts for regional entries across ASEAN was awarded to Indonesia’s ‘Ballad of Blood and Two White Buckets’ by Yosep Anggi Noen meanwhile Amanda Nell Eu’s ‘Vinegar Bath’ emerged as another victor in the Next New Wave competition that honours original and inventive works from Malaysian aspiring filmmakers. Organized by Next New Wave from Sept 25-29 with the support of National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) for its international Masteclass programs, CEO of FINAS, Mr. Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri in his congratulatory remarks to two recepients of FINAS Most Promosing Filmmaker Award; Loh Din-Yung and Jeremy Emang Jecky has emphasized on the importance of empowering young aspiring filmmakers as for their intrinsic contributions towards creating a vibrant industry as well as unlocking the potential in telling great stories in new and diverse ways.

List of Winners (Next New Wave Competition)
Jury: Garin Nugroho (Indonesia), Shireen Seno (Philippine) & Sherman Ong (Malaysia)

1. Next New Wave Award
Winner: Amanda Nell Eu
Short Film: Vinegar Baths

2. Best Sound
Forget Me Not by Anwar Johari Jo

3. Best Cinematography
Langit Budak Biru by Lim Kean Hian

4. FINAS Most Promising Filmmaker Award
The Life We Live by Loh Din- Yung

5. FINAS Most Promising Filmmaker Award
To Work by Jeremy Emang Jecky

List of Winners (Seashorts Competition)
Jury: Lav Diaz (Philippines), Fatimah Abu Bakar (Malaysia) & Gertjan Zuilhof (Netherlands)

1. Seashorts Competition
Ballad of Blood and Two White Buckets by Yosep Anggi Noen (Indonesia)

2. Best Sound
Blessed Land by Pham Ngoc Lan (Vietnam)

3. Best Cinematography
Vinegar Baths by Amanda Nell Eu (Malaysia)