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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

LANGKAWI BIRDING & PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 2011



CONGRATULATION TO FCUPRODUCTION !!!
FCUPRODUCTION has sent 2 short films for this competition(25 Nov- 27 Nov) which were directed by  Nur Mohammmad Fadhil Asyari (Nature Through The Lenses) and Nur Ahmad Faiz (Short Documentary - Me & Nature). This was our first time to enter a competition .The contest was open to all participants either Malaysian or foreigners. They were looking for  beautiful original video that representing the wildlife of magical islands Langkawi.

Short Documentary - Me & Nature has won The Best Short Documentary Film in Langkawi Birding and Fotofest 2011. 


The film was made during the event from 25 November to 27 November 2011.
It has received good reviews because of its 'storytelling' and has touched many people when it first premiered. The film was shot using 5D Mark II, Samyang 85 mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF, Samyang 500 mm MC IF f/6.3 Mirror and Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical.
Audio was recorded using Zoom H4N. For a smooth camera movement, Fancier FC-350 was used.

View the best short Documentary here :Short Documentary - Me & Nature


View the second best short Documentary here:


SHORT DOCU-FILM COMPETITION – WINNING PRIZE RM2000
Rules and Regulation

ETHICS
The first priority of the contest is conservation of wildlife and its critical habitat. Contestants must minimize disturbance of wildlife and habitat. Wildlife cannot be trapped or restrained. Welfare of the subject is the foremost consideration.

CRITERIA
Any films made between 25th to 27th November are eligible for entry. Films can be of any discipline, genre, under 10 mins in length, and format. It should be a documentary on subjects relevant to Langkawi.

ENTRY CONDITIONS
Entry is free of cost. Entries without the duly filled-in entry form will not be considered. All entries must be accompanied by a CD containing the soft copies of labeled still photographs/slides from the films for use in the promotion of the Fest. The cost for the film must be covered by the entrants themselves. The festival will not be responsible for any loss, damage, and/or delay of films in transit.

SENDING PROCEDURES
Entries for selection will be accepted only in DVD or VCD formats, and they have to be sent by hand.

FILM SELECTION
All entries will be viewed by a select judge/judges after 12.00 pm on the 27th of November. 011. The directors and/or producers of the winning entry will be notified at the prize giving dinner on the evening of the 27th of November held at The Andaman a Luxury Collection Resort. The festival does not send out rejection letters.

FORMAT FOR FINAL SUBMISSION
Video: mini DV or DV Cam.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR FINAL SELECTED ENTRIES
The professional video format for screening should reach the organizers,Langkawi Birding & Fotofest by 12.00pm on the 27th November 2011 at the prearranged location.

PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL
The festival may use up to 10 percent of the entry’s running time for promotional purposes.

JURY AND AWARDS
Cash prize along with citations, will be awarded for overall excellence to the directors of the best films chosen by an elected jury.

RETURNING OF ENTRIES
Entering films for Langkawi Birding & Fotofest 2011 indicates that the entry copies will be part of the LBFf Archive maintained by Junglewalla. These copies will be maintained as a record and for reference. The films kept in the Archive will not be distributed or screened commercially.
In case of any controversy on a matter not mentioned in the above regulations, the Festival Director, in consultation with the Festival Organizing Committee, will decide on appropriate action. The Director’s word shall be final.



Official Programme

25 NOVEMBER 2011 (FRIDAY)
08:00am: Arrival of Participants & Registration for Workshops
8.30am – 5.30pm       WORKSHOPS
9.00am – 5.00pm       Booth exhibitions at Panorama Langkawi

Session 1: Speaker: Kurt (aka Orion Mystery)
Title: Macro Photography Techniques
Class Room Session (8:30am – 9:30am)

Session 2: Speaker: Tee Lian Huat
Title : Digital Video-scoping Techniques
Class Room Session (9:30am – 10:30am)
10.30am – 10.45am   Tea Break
10:45am – 12:00pm    Field  Sessions

Session 3
Speaker : Basil Gelpke
Tittle : Documentary Film Making
Presentation Session (3.00pm – 5:30pm)
Birdrace, Photo Competition & Short Docu-film Competition Briefing (Q & A) Ice breaking/ Hornbill Outing at Gunung Raya

26 NOVEMBER 2011 (Saturday)
07:30am – 08:00am    Official flag off of Birdrace, Photo Competition & Short Docu-film Competition

08:00am – 09:30am    Langkawi Awakening Nature Walk at The Andaman A Luxury Collection Resort Langkawi

09:00am – 05:00pm    Booth Exhibitions at Oriental Village Langkawi


27 NOVEMBER 2011 (Sunday)
08:00am – 09:30am    Langkawi Awakening Nature Walk at The Andaman A Luxury Collection Resort Langkawi

09:00am – 05:00pm    Booth Exhibitions at Oriental Village Langkawi

12:00pm                          End of Bird Race, Photography Competition & Short Docu-film Competition

04:00pm – 07:00pm    Exhibition of Participants Competition Photographs and voting  for Peoples Choice at Oriental Village

08:00pm                          Dinner & Prize presentation at The Andaman A Luxury Collection Resort Langkawi
-End of Program-


DEAR READERS!! 
YOUR POSITIVE COMMENTS ARE HIGHLY APPRECIATE. 
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