Greetings again from the 7th Annual Kuala Lumpur Eco-Film Festival!
October is finally here and it’s time to get ready for the festival weekend!
As a reminder, the 7th Annual KLEFF will be held at MAP Publika from October 17th – 19th 2014. For more information, log on to www.ecofilmfest.my.
We’re only couple of days away from the event and we have a few updates for you! Remember that there are tons of KLEFF features to get excited about, so be sure to download our official 2014 KLEFF Guidebook today!
This month’s newsletter features a recap of what we’ve been doing over the last month and a gives a preview of what’s coming up next.
2014 Anugerah Hijau Awards Ceremony
The 2014 Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) is pleased to be hosting the 6th Annual Anugerah Hijau Awards Ceremony!
The Anugerah Hijau, an environmentally themed competition for Malaysian youth, will conclude its 2014 campaign with the announcement of the winning projects in Green Film, Green Fashion, and Green Space (Architecture).
The ceremony will take place on 18th October at 3:30pm in the White Box at Publika Mall and will feature project displays, a fashion show, VIP guests, and exciting performers!
Winners of each category will receive RM5,000 and assorted prizes, so come join us in congratulating these young Malaysians on their green projects!
2014 KLEFF Awards Ceremony
The 7th Annual Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) is not just a source of quality entertainment and environmental education; it’s also a yearly competition for amateur and professional filmmakers.
To recognize the winners across seven competition categories, an awards ceremony featuring local celebrities, VIP guests, and energetic performances will be held.
The event will take place on 19th October at 4:10pm at the Black Box in Publika Mall, Solaris Dutamas.
For a complete list of film screening times and other information about the wonderful features of the KLEFF, please download our Official KLEFF Guidebook here.
Be sure to join us in celebrating these green films and the environmental causes they represent!
2014 Sentinels of Time Photography Competition Finalists Announced
The Sentinels of Time Photography Competition, this year calling for images of “Urban Nature,” has announced its 2014 finalists!
The competition ran from 29th March until 31st July 2014 and welcomed photographers to submit their “Urban Nature” photographs for a chance to win up to RM2,000 in cash and prizes.
This year’s finalists were selected by two judges: EcoKnights President and CEO, Yasmin Rasyid and professional photographer, Umar Mita . The finalists’ images will be on display at the 2014 KLEFF and can be seen here.
Umar Mita, who will be conducting a photography workshop at this year’s KLEFF, will also be providing the exhibition with six photos of his own. Winners will be announced upon the conclusion of Umar Mita’s workshop, being held 19th October at 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the White Box in Publika Mall.
For more information and to see all of this year’s entries, please visit the SOT website.
Join EcoKnights, Umar Mita, and the whole KLEFF crew to catch a glimpse of these stunning photographs!
2014 KLEFF Workshops: Seats Still Available!
With 75 films from over 20 different countries, it can be easy to forget that the KLEFF is much more than just a film festival!
One of the prominent features at every KLEFF is the series of environmental workshops and talks offered throughout the weekend. From composting to indoor gardens, there are tons of things to learn from local experts!
Here are some workshops and talks that still have seats available:
"Make Your Own Indoor Garden" workshop by MENGO: 18th October, 12:30pm. Learn how to create your own ecosystem!
"DIY Composting" workshop by EcoKnights: 18th October, 2:00pm. Get some use out of your waste!
"Get Out of Your Box" Storytelling talk by Children’s Author, Kenny Peavy: 19th October, 2:00pm. Perfect for kids!
For more information on all of the workshops and talks being held at the 2014 KLEFF, click here!
2014 Official KLEFF Guidebook
As with every year, the KLEFF team has produced an all-inclusive 2014 KLEFF Guidebook to provide festival goers and supporters with easy access to all things KLEFF!
This year’s guidebook features an assortment of articles – including an interview with EcoKnights President Yasmin Rasyid and a “Festival 101” guide to the KLEFF – information on all film screenings, workshops, musical performers and Eco-vendors, and much, much more.
You’ll also notice that the Guidebook features the wonderful peacock artwork provided by Portuguese artist Mariana Baldaia. The image has now become a prominent symbol of the 2014 KLEFF, so be on the lookout for them and our guide books all over KL!
Green Vibes will take place during the KLEFF on Sunday, 19th October 2014 from 3pm - 9pm. All performances will take place at The Bee in Publika Mall and are free to the public. Green Vibes is supported by Tanamera Tropical Spa Products.
The KLEFF would not exist were it not for the help and support of our sponsors and partners. Though it’s too late to contribute to the 2014, 7th Annual KLEFF, 2015 is right around the corner so now’s the time to think about partnership opportunities!
Apart from the Festival itself (this year being held 17-19th Oct 2014), the KLEFF also offers many additional marketing opportunities throughout the year. From the KLEFF Programme Guide (25,000 copies) to our monthly e-newsletter (that goes out to 7,000 ++ names in our database) the KLEFF provides an abundance of arenas in which your brand can be advertised.
The Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) is organized by EcoKnights, a non-for-profit environmental organization registered with the Registrar of Societies Malaysia. EcoKnights' core focus areas are in environmental education and awareness using innovative and creative platforms such as the KLEFF. More information about EcoKnights can be obtained from www.ecoknights.org.my.