CFM Animatch 2019 calls for entries
By Digital News Asia February 13, 2019
- The competition is open to all Malaysian citizens aged 18 and above
- CFM will select the 10 most interesting entries to enter the finals
THE Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) is hosting a competition to challenge budding and established local animation enthusiasts who want to showcase their talent by participating in CFM Animatch 2019 which offers a cash prize of RM8,500 to the champion.
Second and third prize winners will receive cash prizes of RM5,000 and RM3,000 respectively. The seven finalists will each receive a cash prize of RM500.
The competition is open to all Malaysian citizens aged 18 and above including professionals and students from universities and colleges.
Entries may be submitted by individuals or as a group (maximum three persons per group). Participants can submit their entries online on the CFM portal. For registration and more information, participants can visit: http://www.consumerinfo.my/cfm-animatch-2019-calling-all-malaysias-anima...
Participants will be given topics that are related to issues frequently faced by consumers with their service providers, including cellular services, broadband, and illegal digital content.
Participants will go through three stages before qualifying for the final stage. CFM will select the 10 most interesting entries to enter the finals.
The 10 finalists will participate in an animation boot camp in Cyberjaya for two days on March 30 and 31, 2019.
The finalists will be given the chance to interact and engage with animation experts; Hassan Abd Muthalib, Father of Malaysian Animation, Mike Ismail - 2D animation director and Ayie Ibrahim, director of Creatvtoon Studio Animation.
The winner of CFM Animatch 2019 will be announced on March 31, 2019, after all finalists have presented their final fictional animation video to the panel of judges on the last day of the animation boot camp.
The competition is not only focused on finding creative talents in the animation field but is also aimed at leveraging on animation as a tool for CFM to deliver its messages on issues faced by consumers related to telecommunications and multimedia so that consumers have a better understanding of the real situation while promoting self-regulation.
All the videos produced will be publicly displayed and become part of CFM’s public service announcements that will benefit and educate consumers in Malaysia.
For updates on this competition, follow CFM Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/consumer.forum.malaysia/