Malaysia's entry by June Wong and Shaiful Yahya of Ava Visuals is a political drama-comedy about a scandal-ridden politician who is thrown out of office in a landmark election and finds himself facing corruption charges and unable to flee to exile. He decides to quit politics and seek redemption with his family and the public by starting a food truck, selling salted egg nasi lemak.
The HOOQ Filmmakers Guild is a ground-breaking, unique initiative that gives a voice to Asia’s upcoming filmmakers and writers. HOOQ Filmmakers Guild seek to bring Asia’s edgiest and most compelling stories to an audience hungry for good quality Asian TV. Each year, HOOQ will select five ideas to be made into pilot episodes. One of those pilots will then be commissioned into a full series as a HOOQ ORIGINAL. Judges’ scores and viewing minutes determine the winner.
Shaiful Nizam Yahya
Hasnul Rahmat, Chelsia Ng, Sharifah Aryana, Amerul Affendi