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Filmography

Feature films:
Year Without a Summer (Berkelana)
2010 | 87 mins | Malay w Eng subs

Love Conquers All
2006 | 90 mins | Chinese w Eng subs

All About Yuyu
2017 (In Development)

Short Films:
Everyday Everyday
2008 | 18 mins | Mandarin

A Tree in Tanjung Malim
2005 | 26 mins | Mandarin

 

 

                                    

Tan Chui Mui 

Born 1978 in Kuantan, she is the first Malaysian filmmaker who has won prestigious awards in international film festivals such as Busan International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival and Oberhausen Short Film Festival. She is also the first Malaysian filmmaker invited to the Cannes Cinefondation Residency.

In 2005, she set up Da Huang Pictures and started the Malaysian New Wave.

Mui had also jury for International Film Festival Rotterdam, Busan Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, Beijing Independent Film Festival, Hong Kong IFVA Award, Vladivostok International Film Festival etc.

Besides, she was mentor for regional filmmaking workshops such as Asean- ROK FLY, South East Asian FilmLab and Makassar SEA Skrin Academy.

In 2015, she initiated Next New Wave, a brand under NNW Films to design and organize filmmaking related workshop, aims to provide young and growing film talents in Malaysia an unprecedented platform to learn directly from renowned filmmakers in the region.

At the moment, she is developing a few films, including a Ming Dynasty period film IMPERIAL EXAM, producing by JIA Zhangke, and a Contemporary Wuxia film, ALL ABOUT YUYU, producing by JIA Zhangke and FOO Fei Ling.

 

AWARDS

FEATURE FILMS
LOVE CONQUERS ALL / 2006/ 90 minutes
New Currents Awards, 11th Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, 2006
Fipresci Prize, 11th Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, 2006
VPRO Tiger Award, 36th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherland, 2007
Grand Prize City of Lisbon, 4th Indie Lisboa, Portugal, 2007
Golden Digital Award, 31st Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2007
Oikocredit Award, 21st Fribourg International Film Festival 

SHORT FILMS
EVERYDAY EVERYDAY / 2008 / 18 minutes

Grand Prize, 21st Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, 2009
International Short Film Competition Award, Artfilm Fest, Slovak, 2009
Best Short Film Award, Asiana International Short Film Festival, South Korea, 2009

COMPANY OF MUSHROOMS / 2006 / 30 minutes
Best Fiction Short Film, 21st Entrevues Belford International Film Festival, France

A TREE IN TANJUNG MALIM / 2005 / 26 minutes
Principal Award, 51st Oberhausen International Short Film Festival
Best Foreign Short Film, Entrevues Belford International Film Festival, France