Be a Galaxy Star with the Galaxy S22 Series! – Samsung Newsroom Malaysia

A dream is just a dream until you decide to pursue it! Make your passion a reality and be the next Samsung Galaxy Star.

Kuala Lumpur, March 28, 2022 – Samsung Malaysia Electronics today launched, born of the Galaxy Stars, a short film competition endorsed by the Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) that seeks 22 aspiring filmmakers to produce their short film with the Galaxy S22 Series. Aligned with Samsung’s vision of making technology and innovation accessible to all, this competition will give an opportunity to aspiring directors to dream beyond the constraints that limits traditional filmmaking and explore the technological advancements of the future.

“Producing a film is no longer just a dream. With astounding advancements in technology throughout the years, the Galaxy S22 Series is here to help kick-start the dreams of all aspiring filmmakers and content creators. The future of film making is with the Galaxy S22 Series,” said Luke Au, Head of Product Marketing IT and Mobile Business of Samsung Malaysia.

The Galaxy S22 Series offers a slew of camera features to explore, enabling aspiring filmmakers to pursue their dreams from the palm of their hands and break the limits of traditional film production.

“We’re excited to break barriers with Samsung Malaysia. This competition is an opportunity to reach out to every aspiring filmmaker out there and to let them know that all it takes is passion and a smartphone to create amazing films. As a Samsung Note user myself, I am truly amazed with the Galaxy S22 Series and its capabilities in assisting young, aspiring filmmakers in creating their own films at the palm of their hands without extensive equipment.” said Joanne Goh, MIFFest Chairperson.

To inspire hopeful filmmakers, Samsung Malaysia worked closely with four (4) amazing local directors to film #withGalaxy S22 Series on four genres: Fashion, Fitness, Romance and Music. The directors were given the opportunity to shoot their films using the Galaxy S22 Series and were amazed with the smartphone’s dynamic camera experience and the quality results produced.

Born of the Galaxy Stars

To participate in the Born of the Galaxy Stars[1] short film competition, interested filmmakers must submit a short script in-line with the theme, Borderless with Nightography by 17 April 2022 and select one of the concepts to include in the short script: Fashion, Fitness, Romance and Music. Samsung Malaysia and MIFFest will then select 22 winners who will be presented with the Galaxy S22 Ultra to shoot and produce their short film. These final productions will then be in the running to win an award in July 2022 at the Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) opening ceremony.

In addition, 1 grand prize winner will be selected from the Top 3 and this grand prize winner will receive a recognition award, a trophy and RM8000 cash prize from MIFFest. The Top 3 winners will also have a chance to expand their network and industry leaders in Malaysia’s film and entertainment through the film festival. Besides that, the top three short films will be premiered at the 5th Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) 2022.

To find out more about Born of Galaxy Stars Short Film Competition, please visit: https://www.mgga.com.my/born-of-the-galaxy-stars-shortfilm2022/

To submit your entries for Samsung’s Born of Galaxy Stars Short Film Competition, please visit: https://bit.ly/3tw4kvM

To find out more, or purchase the latest Galaxy devices, please see the respective links below:

The Galaxy S22 Series

The all-new Galaxy S22 Series is equipped with powerful 4nm processing, plus a slew of camera features to explore, enabling aspiring filmmakers to pursue their dreams from the palm of their hands. The flagship is truly a great companion for anyone who possesses a spontaneous rush of creativity whenever inspiration strikes. With the S Pen that comes with the Galaxy S22 Ultra, you can easily scribble down any fantastic ideas even without the need to open the Samsung Notes app, and while the display is off and locked, saving you valuable time.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Series offers you a dynamic camera experience with advanced intelligent image processing to capture the moments fondest to you. With its versatile camera setup and amazing capability to snap photos and shoot videos – even more so in nighttime, you’ll be able to tell your stories in a compelling way while shooting in low light. What’s more, you can film like a pro with its expert RAW app that makes it possible to have granular control over your photos – offering you various expert modes like ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and more to get that perfect shot. It supports up to four cameras and gives you access to take multi-frame-based 16-bit RAW images.

[1] Terms and conditions apply. Open to all Malaysian residents; aged 18 and above as stated on their IC/passport (as of 21 April 2022). Samsung Galaxy users only.

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