MFW Best Short Film of the Year Award 2023 winner will get Rp. 5.000.000,- (Five Million Rupiahs) cash prize.
The nominees are selected by the MFW9 programming team based on the most outstanding, enthusiastic, and creatively energetic works to showcase Indonesian short films. National Competition Award 2023 winner will get Rp. 2.500.000,- (Two million Rupiahs) cash prize.
Begadang Filmmaking Competition challenges participants to develop their ideas, write the script, shoot, edit, and make their own music scoring. Produce and submit a short film all within a tight schedule of 34 hours. There were 67 production groups registered and 56 succeeded in meeting the deadline. Rp. 5.000.000.- (Five million Rupiahs) for the winner of Begadang Filmmaking Competition 2023
Since 2021, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, are giving the RWI Asia Pacific Awards at MFW, to honor short films produced in Asia Pacific focusing on human rights, gender equality, and climate change issues. Three films will be selected by RWI representatives to receive the RWI Asia Pacific Award at MFW9. One main winner will receive Rp 15,000,000 cash prize and two runners-up will each receive Rp7,500,000 cash prize.
RANGKAI was invited to preview the MFW9 NATIONAL COMPETITION NOMINEES. One winner will be announced at the MFW9 Awarding event and receive Rp 2,500,000 cash prize. The selected films are not merely an interesting idea of the story or the unique way of expressing it, but it boldly brought up issues that are signified with the problems of today’s Indonesia. Through the symbols carried in the film’s plot, it offers a deep contemplation and leaves us a bitter feeling.
The rest of the MFW9 AWARDS is a NON-MONETARY REWARD in the form of a Certificate Of Achievement signed by the Committee, and dedicated online announcements as a PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF EXCELLENCE.
The programming team and program director recommends these winners, and then given to the 2023 Jury Board members to be previewed. The festival committee has made the final decision based on the recommendations of the 2023 Jury Board deliberation meetings.