Woo Ming Jin

WOO Ming Jin (1976, Malaysia) studied Film and Television Production in California and worked on several television shows and commercials. In addition, he has worked as screenwriter, cameraman and editor. He made his feature debut in 2006 with Monday Morning Glory. His The Second Life of Thieves (2014) got support from the Hubert Bals Fund.


(selection) Love for Dogs (2004, short), It's Possible Your Heart Can Not Be Broken (2005, short), Monday Morning Glory (2006), Blue Roof (2007, short), The Elephant and the Sea (2007), Woman on Fire Looks for Water (2009), 15Malaysia (2009, co-dir), The Tiger Factory (2010), Girl in the Water (2011, short, co-dir), Survival Guide untuk Kampong Radioaktif/Survival Guide for Radioactive Village (2011, short, co-dir), The Double (2012, short), The Second Life of Thieves (2014)

Woo Ming Jin at IFFR



Project of fifteen short films, made by the new generation of Malaysian film makers. In a couple of minutes, they posit their vision of today's Malaysia. Among them is Yasmin Ahmad, who died suddenly in 2009, and who in her film comments on racial segregation.

Ho Yuhang, Yasmin Ahmad, James Lee, Woo Ming Jin, Amir Muhammad, Tan Chui Mui, Liew Seng Tat, Johan John, Khairil Bahar, Kamal Sabran, Desmond Ng, Linus Chung, Benji Lim, Bahir Yeusuff, Nam Ron, Jordan Suleiman, Mussadique Suleiman
  • 85'

  • Malaysia

IFFR 2010

European premiere