The 3rd MIFFest and MOGG launched with new ambassador

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From the success of the past two international film festivals, today marks the 3rd year running for the organiser to launched the 3rd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) with the appointment of current and new ambassadors.

MIFFest & MGGA Ambassador Mr. Bront Palarae (left) and Ms. Lee Sinje (right) with Chairman Ms. Joanne Goh (centre)

The event kicks off at the Saphire Room, Dorsett Hartamas (Official venue sponsor), Kuala Lumpur by its Chairman, Joanne Goh announcing the continuation of its current ambassador Ms. Sinje Lee (International Actress) for 2019 and the new ambassador, Mr. Bront Palarae, who is a renowned Malaysia & International actor.

Local talents and artists in support for the 3rd MIFFest & MGGA

This is the first time Bront takes up his role as the ambassador of the festival. As an actor, producer, and filmmaker, he shares his journey in filmmaking with the media and invited guests, while Sinje is very excited to get involved for the third year running. “Having our very own film festival is always my greatest wish”, said Sinje. This festival is supported by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, FINAS Malaysia, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) and Taiwan Cultural Department.

Malaysia artists lending their support

The 3rd MIFFest is set to be held from 14th to 19th July 2019 with the venue to be announced shortly and the MGGA will be held at the Istana Budaya on the 20th July 2019. According to the Chairman, Ms. Joanne Goh, the purpose of MFFest and MGGA is to create a communication platform for global filmmakers and at the same time, to promote Malaysia’s film industry, arts, and culture to the world.

“Humanity” and “The Journey” will be the main theme and concept to represent the “Film and Filmmaking Journey”, while the main purpose of the Malaysia International Film Festival is to invite the best-produced films around the world to our country for showcasing the true humanity value to the audiences. We believe MIFFest and MGGA could help to promote tourism and diversity of Malaysian arts and cultures to the global film and cinema within the ASEAN region” said Joanne Goh.

Sora Ma, a regional artist attending the event

To discover the hidden talents of young filmmakers, MIFFest has a competition category opens to anyone aged 18 or above to submit their works to be screen during MIFFest at the selected TGV Cinemas. For more information on this, please visit and

Ruby DiFei, Singer

Sora Ma (left) and actress Koe Yeet (right)

The 3rd MIFFest and MOGG launched with new ambassador


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