UMM Student Film Won the Best Story Idea at FFMI 2019

Author : Humas | Wednesday, July 24, 2019 07:45 WIB
Two Route Cinema crew were photographed after receiving the award. (Photo: Special)

The short film by the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) Communication Science student achieved an award in the Indonesian Student Film Festival (FFMI) 2019. The UMM team won the "Best Story Idea" category held at the Darmajaya Lampung Institute of Informatics and Business, Saturday (20/7).

Through the film "Kim Soo Ri", the Route Cinema lab group produced by Eka Aprilda Astrid successfully succeeded in the final round of the FFMI 2019 event. From the hundreds of films that participated, Kim Soo Ri succeeded in the top 60 best and continued to the top 20. There, they presented a film made in 2017.

On the other hand, the film succeeded to enter 5 categories of nominations from 10 contested award categories. Among them were the Best Student Film Actress, Best Student Film Music Stylist, Best Student Film Story Idea, Best Student Film Image Editor and Best Student Film.

Movie poster. (Photo: Special)

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Septiani Lukita, director and film writer script revealed that the message contained in this film was appropriate with this year's FFMI theme, "Indonesia Gemilang". The 10-minute film tells about how much Indonesian culture should be preserved in the midst of exposure to foreign culture (K-pop) in Indonesia.

Before competing in the contest, Kim Soo Ri's film had a duration of 15 minutes. Meanwhile, the FFMI committee required a film with a maximum duration of 10 minutes. Lukita admitted that this requirement was the biggest challenge for his team. As a result, he had to cut several scenes, without reducing the essence which wanted to convey.

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"This is a pride for us because this is the first time we have participated in a film festival at the national level. Hopefully, this will be a good start for Route Cinema and can also trigger other students to be able to produce an inspiring film, "said Lukita (23/7).

"I hope this can be a trigger for other students to be able to produce quality films later and it can trigger students to conduct research that is developing in the community before it is applied in a film, "explained Rahadi M.Si as the supervisor. (Win)

You can watch the file here.



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