Lau Kek Huat

Lau Kek Huat is a Malaysian-born filmmaker based in Taiwan. His debut feature film, Boluomi, was in competition in the Busan International Film Festival, New Currents section, and nominated for Best New Director at the Golden Horse Awards. The project won him the Tokyo Talent Award 2015, and was selected for La Fabrique, Cinema du Monde organized by the Cannes Film Festival. His short film Nia’s Door won the Best Short Film Award, Sonje Award at the Busan International Film Festival, and was selected for the thirty-eighth Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Both his documentaries, Absent Without Leave and The Tree Remembers, still face censorship challenges today in Malaysia.

廖克發,馬來西亞出生的台灣導演,從事紀錄片與劇情片創作。第一部劇情長片《菠蘿蜜》入圍釜山國際影展新潮流競賽單元以及金馬影展最佳新導演提名。短片《妮雅的門》也曾在釜山影展獲得超廣角亞洲最佳短片。《菠蘿蜜》被選為2015法國南特影展,台北劇本工作坊,並獲選坎城影展「世界電影工廠新導演工作坊」。其兩部拍攝家鄉的紀錄片《不即不離》與《還有一些樹》依然面對馬來西亞政府的審查禁止,創作持續反映真實世界。曾參與東京與柏林影展新銳營與金馬電影學院。也常擔任亞洲紀錄片訓練營Doc Doc, Asiadoc, FFD, New Asian Scenery等導師與評審。