• 4th Young Leaders for Sustainability (YL4S) Workshop at UMS Aquarium and Museum

    Our Young Leaders for Sustainability (YL4S) had a blast ‘diving’ into issues of the deep blue and discovering ways to keep our oceans alive during their 4th workshop at the UMS Aquarium and Museum in Kota Kinabalu. Marine experts and professionals shared their stories and insights, starting with an introduction

  • Second Young Leaders for Sustainability (YL4S) Workshop at PACOS Trust

    The second Young Leaders for Sustainability (YL4S) workshop took place on June 17th at the PACOS Trust Headquarters in Penampang. Participants had a chance to find out more about Sabah-based NGOs and citizen-led initiatives including Forever Sabah, PACOS Trust, Kivatu Nature Farm and Trash Hero Borneo. We had a great

  • First Suara Community Filmmaking Storytelling Workshop Kicks Off In Kiulu

    It’s back! Our budding community film makers made their way to the beautiful Kampung Mantob in Kiulu in March for the first storytelling workshop. The three-day workshop ran from the 23rd to the 26th of March, with 30 participants Kudat, Semporna, Mantanani, Dagat and more.

  • BEFF Joins The Green Film Network (GFN)

    We are proud to announce that BEFF is officially a member of the Green Film Network! GFN’s main objectives are to coordinate the events of associated festivals, promote and distribute films worldwide and encourage initiatives and projects that might help people ponder about the environment. We are honoured to be

  • BEFF At the Singapore Eco Film Festival 2016

    BEFF was invited to participate in the first Singapore Eco Film Festival as part of a panel. Programme Director, Melissa Leong, represented BEFF and shared the stage with Singapore’s Serene Chng of TRAFFIC South East Asia, Cambodia’s Kounila Keo (founder and blogger at wheninpnomhpenh.com) and Adrian Belic, American filmmaker. During

  • #BEFF2016 Fringe Screenings around Kota Kinabalu

    Film enthusiasts can enjoy the Publika Fringe Screenings during which selected films will be showing at partner venues:

  • Award-winning filmmaker, Iara Lee to make special appearance at #BEFF2016 #K2

    PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   Iara Lee, a Brazilian activist and filmmaker will be here to present her documentary K2 and The Invisible Footmen, as part of this year’s Borneo Eco Film Festival screenings. The Malaysian premiere of K2 and The Invisible Footmen will be the closing film for

  • Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016: Smaller Scale, Wider Reach

    Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   KOTA KINABALU, September 17, 2016 – The Borneo Eco Film Festival (BEFF), Sabah’s homegrown annual green event, returns this October with workshops, talks and films screenings open to the public for free. This year’s festival, now in its sixth year running, will be held

  • #BEFF visits Tshung Tsin Secondary School’s CEP Club!

    We had an amazing afternoon with the Tshung Tsin Secondary School’s CEP Club! We talked about BEFF and showed a few trailers of films in our 2016 line-up. Students are invited to enter our My Eco Snapchat Story Challenge where we are looking for eco-stories that tell us what the

  • #BEFF visits St Michael School in Penampang for Youth Outreach Programme

    St Michael School in Penampang is one of the oldest school in Sabah. The school is renowned for their sustainable eco projects and practices and winner of local and international awards for innovation. Over 200 students attended the BEFF presentation! At the close, a buzz went round the hall when