Photos from the #WhyStop Short Film Awards night

25 November 2016, Phnom Penh

 

Welcome gateway to the #WhyStop Short Film Awards, hosted at Major Cineplex by cellcard in Phnom Penh

Finalist filmmakers join H.E Lork Kheng MP on the red carpet at the #WhyStop Short Film Awards.

Filmmaker and award winner Vy Makara, 19, talks with Her Excellency Lork Kheng MP at his banner on the #WhyStop gallery walk.

CARE Country Director Joanne Fairley (left) joins filmmaker Khan Khav, 18, his lead actor, H.E Lork Kheng MP and her daughter on the #WhyStop gallery walk.

Media interviews with filmmaker Heang Heng, 23, on the #WhyStop gallery walk.

Filmmaker Chum Chesda, 25, with his gallery walk banner and profile page in the souvenir programme.

The filmmaking team from ‘Who ties and who unties’ enjoys their red carpet moment.

CARE Senior Program Manager Pysal Eart with finalist filmmakers, CARE staff and guests.

Guests arrive at the #WhyStop Short Film Awards.

#WhyStop Short Film Awards souvenir programme and ticket

What’s a movie premiere without popcorn?

#WhyStop water awaits guests on the refreshment table.

Hall 7 at Major Cineplex by cellcard welcomes our #WhyStop guests.

Goodie bags for each guest adorn each seat in the hall.

Inside the hall, the audience enjoys an opening remark from Her Excellency Dr Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs.

Best Filmmaker under the age of 20 Vy Makara, 19, of Battambang receives his trophy from Ruth Stewart, Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Australia, on behalf of DFAT and Australian Aid.

Best Filmmaker over the age of 20 Stephen Row, 26, of Phnom Penh, receives his trophy from Janet Wong, Country Representative for UN Women, on behalf of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women.

Best Film winner Khan Khav, 18, from Battambang is presented with his trophy by Sao Siha, Senior Marketing Executive for prize sponsors Sony.

#WhyStop Short Film Award winners (from left) Stephen Row, Best Filmmaker over the age of 20; Khan Khav, Best Film; and Vy Makara, Best Filmmaker under the age of 20.

The CARE team at the #WhyStop Short Film Awards.

The #WHYSTOP Short Film Competition is managed by GoodMorningBeautifulFilms for CARE Cambodia. This campaign is made possible with funding from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women and the Australian Government. #WHYSTOP is also sponsored by Major Cineplex by cellcard, Sabay News and Sony

Photo credits: CARE/GMBFilms

CARE's work to end violence against women in Cambodia is funded by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women and the Australian Government.