IN DEVELOPMENT

Film projects that are ongoing or in search of partners and funders.

 
 
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WILDERNESS (FEATURE FILM)

Emory, a disparaged youth finds the will to live in wanting to take on revenge and kill his father.
Producer: Pamela L. Reyes, Create Cinema (Philippines)
Producer, Director + Writer: Nadira Ilana, Telan Bulan Films (Malaysia)
Co-Producer: Panuksmi Hardjowirogo, M'GO Films (Singapore)
Status: Fifth Draft
Workshopped: Berlinale Talent Campus Scriptwriters Station; Miguel Machalski (Binger Lab), Singapore International Film Festival SEA Film LAB 2016, SAFF Project Market 2017, Luang Prabang International Film Fest's Pitching Workshop 2017

 
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IMELDA (FEATURE FILM + DOC)

Imelda (18) has been hidden by the spirits while on a hunting trip with her uncle. While the villagers are on a mission to find her, they learn of a sinister plan that might put their village underwater. Loosely based on the Dusun folklore of Ulu Papar.

Producer, Director & Writer: Nadira Ilana
Status: Researching
Developed at the Astro Shortcuts Workshop 2016

 

WILD MEN OF BORNEO (FEATURE DOCUMENTARY)

National policies have left North Borneo's indigenous cultures vulnerable. This generation of Sabahan punks are rediscovering their own heritage; fighting back through artwork, music and wood cut prints to let the world know about Sabah issues and keeping their Borneo roots alive, their way.

Best Malaysian Pitch, Asian Side of the Doc 2014
Crossing Borders, European Doc Network, Kuala Lumpur

Watch the trailer here.