Congratulations to all the teams participating in this year’s MAMM.
Here’s how the awards came out:
First Prize: Team Mind Gamez for their film, Contaminant.
Second Prize: The Natural Born Killers for their film, The Pool-Interval
The Eight-Ball Cash Prize: Team Mind Gamez
Check out all the photos taken from the Screening and After Party
8 teams registered. 6 teams pitched. Who wins the Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon challenge? Find out which teams get the top adjudicated prizes, which team wins The Eight-Ball Prize, and more, at the MAMM 9 Awards Screening. Congratulate your favourite teams in person at the afterparty.
MAMM 9 AWARDSSCREENING + AFTERPARTYTICKETS
Event date: Saturday, August 10, 2013
Start time: 8:00 PM
Screening at Cineplex Odeon International Village, 88 West Pender, Vancouver, BC Advance tickets (online): $15
Rush tickets at the door (if still available): $18
MAMM 9 is kicking off the contest’s first crowd funding campaign to support the six teams that have taken up the challenge! The MAMM 9 Eight-Ball Campaign begins at noon on July 26, 2013 and ends at noon on August 10, 2013, on TinyKick
Supervisor, Programming, Shaw TV | Ken Kaneko graduated from UBC with a BFA in Technical Theatre and Lighting Design. He has been involved in the television industry for over 20 years in lighting, camera, and editing, and is currently the studio supervisor of Shaw TV’s community access channel.
Henry J. Mah
Trainer / Actor / Screenwriter, Actors’ Cornerstone Training Group | Henry has been active in the film industry as an actor since 1996. He trained with Shea Hampton for close to a decade and has been mentored by Linda Darlow since 2003. Other influences include Barbara Deutsch, Sandi Marshall and Joe Palese. Some of Henry’s most notable acting credits to date are Scary Movie 4, Walking Shadow and Aliens In America. Henry’s first dip into the teaching world was in co-leading the Performer’s Mastery of Self Expression with Linda Darlow. Drawing from experience as a live comedian, actor and screen writer he has been operating part-time classes for many years, primarily focusing on Cold-Reading/Scene Study and Audition Technique. Henry began subbing for Linda Darlow’s Audition I at Schoolcreative and soon after was invited onto the teaching team for the full-time program. He has been teaching full-time since 2007.
Executive Producer, Novus Entertainment Inc. | Leon Ng is the president and founder of LNG Productions Inc., LNG Studios and Pacific Real Estate Media Ltd. — home of the Real Estate Channel, Canada’s largest 24/7 real estate network. He has a B.A. in Film from Queen’s University and studied at the New York Film Academy and Vancouver Film School. Leon started LNG Productions Inc. in 2005. The company produces commercials, music videos, films, and programming, including management of Novus Entertainment’s Community Channel. LNG Productions’ film Henry’s Glasses received 7 LEO Nominations, was an Official Selection of the Vancouver International Film Festival and was named Best Short Film of 2011 by the Canadian National Film Board. Leon started the Real Estate Channel in 2006, broadcasting video property listings online and over Rogers, Novus and SaskTel TV networks with a viewership of four million in Canada, the U.S. and China. Leon’s latest business venture, LNG Marketing, provides architectural 3D rendering and creative design services to land developers, architects and real estate marketing professionals.
Choose the genre. Pitch the story. Shoot the film.
REGISTRATIONFORMAMM 9 IS NOWCLOSED. GOODLUCK TO ALLTHETEAMS! What’s the full list of prizes? What’s with “The Eight Ball Prize”? Who’s on the judging panel? Who’s in MAMM 9 and what are the creative elements? Check back for updates, and for information on the MAMM 9 crowdfunding campaign launching soon!
Documentary/Narrative Fiction Short Filmmaking Contest
Top Prize: 1-Week Lighting and Grip Equipment and Truck Rental Package from Pacific Backlot
Registration opens: May 1, 2013
Registration closes: July 17, 2013
Contest duration: July 20, 2013 to July 31, 2013
Gala screening/afterparty: August 10, 2013
Another successful MAMM is in the books. Thanks to all the filmmakers who participated and to everyone who came out to the screening. We had some amazing shorts produced this year. In case you missed it, here are the results of MAMM 8 (2012):
1st prize: Team Boom Heavy Hit (Film: Stasis)
2nd prize: Team From East Van With Love (Film: Saving Sam)