Georgetown, 5 Aug– 2nd SeaShorts Film Festival announced the award winners of the juried sections of its 2nd edition, which celebrates its closing ceremony on Sunday night.
Organized by Next New Wave with the support of National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS), SeaShorts Film Festival 2018 held from August 1st – 5th 2018 in conjunction with George Town Festival, aims to celebrate the voices of aspiring young filmmakers and to embrace into cinematic excellence of 120 short films across Southeast Asia.

Below is a complete listing of the award-winning short films:
1. Purin Award:
The Ant Man by Pham Quang Trung (Vietnam)

2. Best Next New Wave Award:
a. High Way by Chia Chee Sum (Malaysia)
b. Kampung Tapir by Aw See Wee (Malaysia)

3. Best Achievement In Post-Production Award :
High Way by Chia Chee Sum (Malaysia)

4. Bophana Award:
Another Dimension by Kritsada Nakagate (Thailand)

5. Best Cinematography Award:
Bangkok Dystopia by Patipol Teekayuwat (Thailand)