Talking About Season 2: Episode 3 featuring Low Ngai Yuen
Year:
2021
Category:
Documentary
Director:
Joe Hasham OAM
Language:
English

 

#TalkingAbout Season 2: Episode 3 featuring Low Ngai Yuen

Episode 3 features the driving force behind Kakiseni, someone who has played and continues to play a vital role in Malaysian performing arts and women empowerment.

Low Ngai Yuen started off as the host of award-winning TV programme 3R before becoming a DJ cum producer on WOWfm. She has gone on to produce, direct and create some of the top rated TV programmes in the country. Ngai Yuen is now a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and a proud mother of four.

Kakiseni has worked closely with the National Department of Arts and Culture to launch and manage grants to the grassroots which benefited 183 organisations and artists. You might remember how they created a professional Black Box in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur to drive audience development. The Kakiseni Festival has attracted more than 200,000 new audiences per year.

Other impact-worthy programmes include Kakiseni Arts Exchange which spanned 12 countries. Between 2017 and 2020, Ngai Yuen produced a series of best-selling children’s titles with MPH that focused on our traditional arts.

Besides the arts, Ngai Yuen also runs two other NGOs WOMENgirls and Global Entrepreneurship Movement and has dipped her feet in the corporate world…

There is much more to say but we shall leave it to Joe.

Watch full episode – https://youtu.be/GfmJs1CIMgw

 

About Talking About

Brainchild of Joe Hasham OAM, Talking About is our all-new documentary series that revolves around casual chats with arts makers that offer a rare glimpse into how a production is brought to life. A new episode will be released via our YouTube channel every two weeks.

If you’d like to see more these, consider making a donation via https://www.klpac.org/donations/ (indicate “TalkingAbout” in remarks). Our losses due to Covid-19 have amount close to RM2 million. We have to raise another RM3.3m by Dec 2021.

 

THE TEAM

Executive Producer: Dato’ Dr Faridah Merican 

Artistic Director/Director: Joe Hasham OAM 

Host: Joe Hasham OAM

Featuring: Low Ngai Yuen

Videographer & Editor: Coebar Abel 

Production Manager: Catherine Lee 

 

OUR PARTNERS

klpac’s Partners
Premier Partner: Yayasan Sime Darby; Partner & T4YP Sponsor: Creador Foundation; Sponsors:  Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, JTI Malaysia & MR DIY; Supported By: PENJANA, MyCreative Ventures & CENDANA; Also Supported By: Shin Associates

The Actors Studio’s Partners
TAS30 Season Partner: Yayasan Hasanah; Sponsors: JTI Malaysia, Carlsberg; Supported By: MyCreative Ventures; Also Supported By: Shin Associates

 

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