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Bangkok, November 5th , 2018 – The Southeast Asia Fiction Film Lab (SEAFIC), the pioneering script and development lab for Southeast Asian filmmakers, is proud to announce the winners of the 2nd SEAFIC Awards. The prizes come after 8 months of intense script and project development for the five selected projects, with the guidance of international experts.

AJOOMMA won the top prize - The SEAFIC Award, worth US$15,000 in cash prize and is sponsored by Purin Foundation.

AH GIRL (Dir: Ang Geck Geck) won the Open SEA Fund Award and RAISING A BEAST (Dir: Xaisongkham Induangchanthy) won the SEAFIC-TRL Award. The awards were given by a panel of distinguished international jury who has read the five filmmakers’ latest scripts and heard their final pitches in person.

The jury members are:

● Christine Vachon, CEO of Killer Films, producer of CAROL, BOYS DON’T CRY and VOX LUX

● Jacob Wong, Director of the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF)

● Meinolf Zurhorst, Head of Fiction, ZDF/arte

Shuming He