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Sharpened Word - February 2020

Zunar’s session in January was just exhilarating and we have a full crowd to start the new year! Talk about star power!

Not to be outdone, our theme for February will be equally exciting i.e. local animation.

SW is proud to bring in the creator and director of the multi-awards winning short animation “Batik Girl”, Irwan Junaidi, to Ipoh to share his experience and journey with us. The 9 min animation has certainly attracted a lot of publicity since its launch last year and received rave reviews, not to mention that the animation has been shortlisted in multi film festivals across the globe.

And to add icing to the cake, Hassan Muthalib, Malaysia’s Father of Animation, will join us as the other panelist and both of them will go the whole nine yards and give us an overall view of the local animation industry.

It will be interesting to hear their respective takes on the evolution and development of the local animation industry as both of them come from a different era of visual story creation, with the more senior Pak Hassan now establishing himself as an renowned movie historian and reviewer.

This is a session especially suited for those who are keen to get involved in the industry and those who wants to know more about animation. Again, the topic will be centred on story telling and creativity, or perhaps creative storytelling?

More info will be on its away as the date draws close.

So, hope to see you guys!










Date : Saturday, 8 February 2020, 2:30–5:00 pm Venue: 22 Hale Street, 22 - 24, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 30000 Ipoh​



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