Welcome To Kuala Lumpur International Film Academy Awards 2024

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Tengku Azlan ibni Sultan Abu Bakar


Tengku Azlan is a member of the Royal family of the state of Pahang in Malaysia, where he is the younger brother of the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah.

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Dato' Aziz Bakar

Vice-Chairman of Finance

Dato' Aziz's professional journey has been marked by his distinguished roles as a non-executive Director of AirAsia Group Berhad and as a director of several prominent Malaysian companies.

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Dr. Hasan Hamzah


Dr. Hasan Hamzah is a distinguished figure in the world of literature, education, and journalism, currently serving as the President and CEO of Yayasan Pembangunan Buku Negara, and Chairman of Anugerah Buku Negara.

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Qiao (Joe) Li


Qiao (Joe) Li teaches the theory and practice of filmmaking at the School of Arts & Creative Industries of Edinburgh Napier University, and supervises PhD in film. He is an editor of the UNESCO research book project on the global film industry.

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Datin Paduka Shuhaimi Baba

Festival Director

Datin Paduka Shuhaimi Baba is a renowned Malaysian film director known for her significant contributions to the Malaysian film industry. Shuhaimi Baba has established herself as a pioneering figure in Malaysian cinema, with a career spanning over three decades.

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Dato' Afdlin Shauki


Dato' Afdlin Shauki is a prominent Malaysian film producer, screenwriter, director, actor, and comedian, renowned for his multifaceted contributions to the Malaysian entertainment industry.

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Zafor Firoze

Executive Director

Zafor Firoze is a filmmaker, writer, lyricist and producer. Zafor holds a Master's degree in Cinema, demonstrating his dedication to furthering his knowledge and expertise in the world of film. His commitment to the art of cinema has now led him to pursue a Ph.D. in the same field.

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Zaini Hassan

Program Director

Zaini Hasan is a prominent figure in the Malaysian entertainment industry, known for his multifaceted roles as a film director, actor, producer, and his influential position as the Secretary of the Malaysian Film Directors' Association.

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Ferri Anugerah Makmur

Head of Accreditations

Ferri Anugerah Makmur is a multi talented individual known for his diverse roles as a motivator, author, master of ceremony, and celebrity. He has made a significant impact in various fields.

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Letfee Ahmad

Head of Press

Letfee Ahmad began his career in radio broadcasting in 1979 and later moved on to TV after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications (Broadcasting) in 1986. He has gained extensive knowledge and skills as a writer both in print and electronic media.

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Elrafaei Sapi

Head of Digital Communication

Elrafaei Sapi is an award-winning journalist with a deep passion for the film industry. He has established himself as a scriptwriter, film director, and film archivist.