7th Malaysia International Film Festival to officially kick off from 21 to 28 July
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7th Malaysia International Film Festival to officially kick off from 21 to 28 July

Uncaged, the 7th MIFFest's Theme
Uncaged, the 7th MIFFest's Theme

11 Mar – The 7th Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) is delighted to announce its return, promising an unparalleled celebration of cinema from 21-28 July 2024.

This year, the festival, under the evocative theme "Uncaged" - signifies a departure from conventional boundaries, championing innovative storytelling and the exploration of uncharted cinematic territories - and featured by the charismatic Bront Palarae as ambassador, will captivate audiences with its most ambitious lineup yet, unfolding at the new proud venue partner, The Exchange TRX.

Ms. Joanne Goh, President and Founder of MIFFest
Ms. Joanne Goh, President and Founder of MIFFest
Unveiling the theme for 2024
Unveiling the theme for 2024

The President and Founder of MIFFest, Ms. Joanne Goh, reflected on the festival's journey and its profound impact: "MIFFest is in its 7th year, an achievement that is both humbling and compelling. I have always viewed MIFFest as a commitment, a commitment to fostering a better community, nurturing a healthier filmmaking landscape, and cultivating a more vibrant, organic art scene."

Renowned for his multifaceted talent as an actor, producer, and director, Bront Palarae once again graces MIFFest as its ambassador, embodying the festival's "Uncaged" spirit with his distinguished charm and profound dedication to cinema.

Bront Palarae, MIFFest ambassador
Bront Palarae, MIFFest ambassador

Bront eloquently captures the essence of MIFFest, stating, "The festival's like a reunion, an annual get-together, where we all come back here, every July, to celebrate the awesome friendships we've made."

The announcement of MIFFest's strategic partnership with the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) marks a significant milestone, enhancing the festival's influence and showcasing the richness of the Malaysian film industry. FINAS, as a Strategic Partner, contributes to a more dynamic local film landscape, highlights the festival's importance in promoting film both nationally and internationally.

Dato' Azmir Saifuddin, CEO of FINAS
Dato' Azmir Saifuddin, CEO of FINAS

Dato' Azmir Saifuddin, CEO of FINAS, expressed his excitement about this collaboration, emphasising a shared goal to foster talent and global appreciation for Malaysian cinema: "We are thrilled to join forces with MIFFest for this year's edition. This partnership embodies our shared vision of nurturing talent and showcasing the vibrancy of Malaysian cinema to the world. I am very happy and looking forward to it."

Giving us a sneak peek of the 7th MIFFest
Giving us a sneak peek of the 7th MIFFest

Hap Seng Star and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Drive MIFFest Forward
Hap Seng Star and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia rev up the excitement as The Official Automobile Partner of the 7th MIFFest, aligning with brands that share a vision for quality and sophistication while also aligning with the festival's forward-thinking ethos, showcasing the electric Mercedes-EQ series and signaling a move towards sustainable luxury and advanced technology within the cinematic realm.

Welcoming Zizan Razak to the Advisory Board
The festival is thrilled to welcome Mr. Zizan Razak to its Advisory Board. A familiar face from last year's jury and a celebrated figure in the entertainment industry, Razak's new role is a testament to his dedication and passion for cinema. His involvement in the 6th MIFFest as a jury member brought invaluable insight, and his continued presence on the Advisory Board is eagerly anticipated to shape the festival's visionary path.

Zizan Razak joins the 7th MIFFest Advisory Board
Zizan Razak joins the 7th MIFFest Advisory Board

Sponsors and Partners Take a Bow
Building on the momentum of the 7th MIFFest, the festival proudly showcases its dynamic tapestry of sponsors and partners, each contributing significantly to the event's success and global appeal. At the heart of hospitality, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur continues to join MIFFest as the Official Hotel.

The festival's commitment to international dialogue is supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO), acting as a Supporting Partner to foster cross-cultural exchanges. GSC International Screens is designated as the Official Cinema, providing a distinguished platform for film presentations. Amplifying MIFFest's reach, TikTok Live steps in as the Official Streaming Partner, delivering the festival's captivating content to a worldwide audience, while Kerastase, the Official Hair Care partner, ensures that glamour and style grace the event. Strengthening international festival bonds, the 3rd consecutive year of collaboration with the Udine Far East Film Festival as a Festival Partner exemplifies the unity and shared vision within the global film community. These esteemed partnerships not only enhance the MIFFest experience but also underline the festival's dedication to celebrating cinema's unifying power and creative spirit.

The 7th MIFFest, set for 21-28 July 2024, will unfold at The Exchange TRX and GSC Cinemas.





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