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Docs by the Sea 2018

Docs by the Sea 2018

In the second edition of Docs by the Sea, 41 documentary projects from 11 Southeast Asian countries have been selected to pitch in Docs by the Sea pitching forum. There is also special pitching forum of IF/Then Southeast Asia, collaborated with Tribeca Film Institute. As many as 34 international key documentary industry experts from 14 countries attended the forum to provide feedback and to consider collaborations with selected projects. 4-day storytelling and editing labs, as well as 2 sessions of legal workshops were attended by 64 participants on 2—6 August 2018, while 2 seminars and 264 one-on-one meetings also took place alongside the pitching forum from 7—9 August, 2018, in The Patra Bali Resort & Villas. To find out more about Docs by the Sea 2018, please download the catalog.


Selected Projects

Movie TitleFilmmakersCountry
BlondiePabelle Manikan, Wena SanchezPhilippines
Double JeopardyPhally Ngoeum, Chandara SoCambodia/USA
An Elegy To Forgetting (Elehiya Sa Paglimot)Kristoffer Brugada, Cha EscalaPhilippines
The Flame (Bara)Arfan Sabran, Ishak IskandarIndonesia
Go AshoreJinjin Mo, Gita FaraChina/Indonesia
Help Is on the Way?Ismail Fahmi Lubish, Nick CalpakdjianIndonesia
It Wasn’t an AccidentSoe Moe Aung, Thu Thu Shein ThaiddhiMyanmar
The Love of Tapang TreeNova Goh, Ryan OngMalaysia
LUZVIMINDAInshallah Montero, Orlando De Guzman, Rica ConcepcionPhilippines
Maybe When We’re OlderAlyssa Suico, Martika EscobarPhilippines
Miss Universe in Jail (BB Detainee)Max Canlas, Josef GacutanPhilippines
Nchay Looking For Haven (Nchay Mencari Suaka)Andi Hutagalung, Andi LubisIndonesia
Never Been Kissed (Chua Mot Lan Yeu)Trang Dao, Hieu TranVietnam
Don’t Talk About FreedomGerry Apriryan, Maulana Aziz, Alvin YunataIndonesia
The Plastic Bag JourneyGugun Junaedi, Lutfi WahyudyantiIndonesia
Untitled ProjectJayson Bernard, Kristoffer BrugadaPhilippines
The Return To Co Co Island
(Co Co Kyun Thoe Apyan)
Yee Nan ThikeMyanmar
Sculpting the GiantRheza Arden Wiguna, Banu Wirandoko, Caesario BarkahIndonesia
A War of Memories
(Kieokui Jeonjaeng)
Bora Lee-Kil, Sona JoSouth Korea/Vietnam
We Are Chinese, If You Please
(Suu Sugati)
Waraluck Hiransrettawat, Danaya ChulphuthiphongThailand
Bullet-Laced DreamsCha Escala, Kristoffer BrugadaThe Philippines
Dancing QueenWatcharee Rattanakree, Abhichon RattanabhayonThailand
Diary of CattleDavid Darmadi, Lidia AfrilitaIndonesia
HomeArunaya Gondhowiardjo, Firman Widyasmara, Zaenal AbidinIndonesia
How Far I’ll Go
(Sejauh Kumelangkah)
Ucu Agustin, Dian Raisha, Juan MayoIndonesia/USA
Under the Stars
(Sa Ilalim ng mga Tala)
Venice Atienza, Fanni WuThe Philippines
The Other Half
(Golek Garwo)
Wahyu Utami Wati, Damar ArdiIndonesia
The Songbirds of AcehAminda Faradilla, Jean ChangMalaysia/Indonesia
Swallows Trapped in TwilightKomtouch Napattaloong, Nontawat NumbenchapolThailand
Touch the ColourBaby Ruth Villarama, Carlo Joel GutierrezThe Philippines
No Time for QuietSamantha Dinning, Philippa CampeyAustralia