WAMM - We Are Malaysian Made : FILM | THEATRE | MUSIC | EVENTS
When? 11 November 2011, 20:30 - 22:00
Where?: Black Box MAP @ Publika, Solaris Dutamas

Contact: filmaholic@gmail.com
Website: http://filmmakersanonymous.blogspot.com/

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Release date : 1st December 2011
Genre : Action Comedy
A Juita Viden Media Group & Golden Screen Cinemas Sdn. Bhd. Production - Juita Entertainment Sdn. Bhd.

Description : 
动作导演 - 马玉成 (《风云2》,《倩女幽魂》武术指导)
Malaysia first Action Movie. A SAMPSON YUEN Production.

Action Director - YUK-SING MA ("Stormriders 2" , "A Chinese Fairy Tale" Action Choreographer)
Starring : 李国煌 Mark Lee, 杨雁雁 Yeo Yann Yann, 黄明志 NameWee, 童冰玉 Chris Tong, 李洺中 Frederick Lee, 冯推守 Sunny Pang
Directed by : 袁再显 Sampson Yuen, 李添兴 James Lee
Written By : 林文祥 Lim Boon Siang
Produced by : 袁再显 Sampson Yuen
The BMW Shorties 2011 Judges Clinic
Date : Saturday, 22 October 2011 
Time : 10:00am
Venue : Fluent Space, 50M-3, Kelana Mall, Jalan SS6/14, Kelana Jaya

Click to Register.
Baba (Chee Hood Siong-left) & Nyonya (Kenny Chan-right)
I have just heard on Namewee's FB status update that "Baba" (Mr. Chee Hood Siong) has just passed away. 

I have yet to see any official news in other sources on this matter. 

If it is indeed true, then this is a sad piece of news. I was just reminded of some good 'ole times after watching them on Nasi Lemak 2.0 and suddenly this bad news comes up. 

May he rest in peace. 

Below is YouTube video I chanced upon only just now. 


Listen in on our very first WAMMcast where we talk about BUNOHAN if you haven't heard about it. 

The following is lifted from an email update: 

Kami ingin memaklumkan bahawa pelakon-pelakon dan pengarah filem BUNOHAN akan membuat penampilan khas di majlis pelancaran pameran fotografi RADZI AZIZ dan ISKANDAR IBRAHIM.
Justeru itu, kami ingin menjemput pihak media untuk datang membuat liputan mengenai pelancarannya.

Butir-butir pelancaran buku:

Tarikh             : 24 September 2011 (Sabtu)
Tempat           : DotLife, Wangsa Avenue 9, Jalan Wangsa Perdana 1, Wangsa Maju, 53300 KUALA LUMPUR
Masa               : 12.00 - 1.00 tengahari


Here's a little excerpt from the article featured in FACES magazine Sept 2011: 
WAMM would like to introduce Tony Pietra and Khairil M.Bahar (aka Khai) to you.  

Tony has an AIM award for ‘Best Music Video’ in 2007 for Pete Teo’s  Lost In America which led to him directing episodes of Niche Film’s horror-thriller Dark City, TV movie Agi Hidup, Agi Ngelaban, Popiah Pictures’ Ghost series on NTV7 – and he is still actively working the scene.

Khai’s work is no less impressive. His first full length feature film Ciplak won the Anugerah Skrin 2006 for ‘Best Alternative Film’. He was part of 15Malaysia with Healthy Paranoia (2009), shot music videos for the likes of ‘One Buck Short’ and ‘Dragon Red’, acted /directed several TV Dramas. He is part of ‘Rollin’ Sixers’ with a brand new released album while acting and directing in plays as well.

Just for fun, I posed a question, “Are you guys Indie filmmakers?”

Khai had this to say, “…the words 'indie film' tend to bring to mind 90 minutes of people looking longingly out of a window whilst it rains but technically Die Hard and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were independent films. At the same time, Mallrats was a complete mainstream studio film but people tend to think otherwise because of the subject matter and cast.”

Khai’s answer resonates with Tony.
Multiracial Cast posing with NAMEWEE in the center.
The following is lifted from The StarOnline
Controversial local musician Wee Meng Chee, better known as Namewee, can now call himself a filmmaker with the completion of his first movie Nasi Lemak 2.0.

The comedy, which comprises a multicultural cast of Malaysian stars, tells a story about a chef seeking his identity through the making of nasi lemak.

The cast include comedian and singer Adibah Noor, Karen Kong, Afdlin Shauki, Kenny & Chee, Reshmonu, Dennis Lau, Nur Fathia, Nadine Thomas, Pete Teo, Ho Yuhang, Dian Sharlin, and Felixia Yap.

“Nasi Lemak 2.0 is my gift to Malaysia in conjunction with the National Day celebrations. It is about how it should be here,” he told a press conference yesterday.

With a budget of barely RM1mil, the first-time film-maker admitted that it was tough making the movie which took him two years to complete.

“The toughest part of making Nasi Lemak 2.0 was having to take on numerous aspects of film-making like screenwriting, directing, acting, editing, songwriting and post-production,” said Wee who plays the main character.

The movie is mostly in Mandarin and Cantonese with a smattering of other Chinese dialects, Bahasa Malaysia, English and Tamil.

The film's executive producer Fred Chong also said Nasi Lemak 2.0 had the full support of the Minister from Prime Minister's office Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz who had issued an official letter endorsing it as a 1Malaysian film.Nasi Lemak 2.0 will be released on Sept 8.


"Kung Fu, Laksa and A Sausage Named Bob"

DATE: 2 Oct 2011, Sunday 
TIME : 3pm - 5.30pm 
VENUE : The Actors Studio, Lot 10
ENTRY: RM 10 min donation

 WAMM continues with it’s efforts to highlight Malaysian content with an award winning short in “Love & Luksaah” shot in New Zealand by Mei a Malaysian filmmaker based there plus a brand spanking new action comedy Bruce Lee parody “Damaged Kung Fu” by Juliane Block (a German filmmaker whose work revolves much around Malaysia). 

 On top of the 2 films, having showcased Rollin’ Sixers, Asmidar and Bihzhu in the past few screenings – this time, WAMM presents an up and coming band “Once Upon A Time There Was A Sausage Named Bob”!

Link to Facebook Event Page Here.
Khairil M.Bahar talks about equipment he uses in making his upcoming full length feature RELATIONSHIP STATUS. 
BREAKING NEWS: 25 August 2011

BUNOHAN (A Malaysian Film) which is set to be screened at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) happening from the 8th to 18th September 2011, has secured Universal Pictures to distribute the film in UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. 

The movie features the acting talents of Faizal Hussein, Zahiril Adzim and Pekin Ibrahim. Co-stars include Bront Palarae, Nam Ron, Wan Hanafi Su, Sofi Jikan, Amerul Affendi, Hushairy Hussein and Jimmy Lor. Also featuring Tengku Azura and indie director, Ho Yuhang. 

Written and directed by Dain Said, Produced by Nandita Solomon with Tim Kwok as Associate Producer. 

BUNOHAN is made by Apparat Films which is owned by Dain himself and represented internationally by Easternlight Films.   
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