Acknowledgement 2016

BEFF is extremely grateful for your sponsorship


BEFF is extremely grateful for the generous cash and in-kind sponsorship of the following institutions and businesses, as well as the many individuals who are generously giving their time, expertise and friendship to make BEFF 2016 a success returning from years prior and welcome all the new faces for this year!

We remain indebted to many other individuals and groups who have given generously their time, expertise and friendship to make BEFF 2016 a success!



Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah develop and provide a policy and guidelines for sustainable tourism development for Sabah in line with national policies

Yayasan Hasanah

Yayasan Hasanah (Hasanah) is set up to lead Khazanah’s corporate responsibility (CR) initiatives

US Embassy Kuala Lumpur

United State of America’s Embassy in Kuala Lumpur

Ministry of Resource Development and Information Technology Sabah

Ministry of Resource Development and Information Technology Sabah

Suria Sabah Shopping Mall

Suria Sabah is a modern city center shopping mall, designed with Sabahans and tourists in mind


  • Alex Hoskens-Abrahall, Bullfrog Films
  • Asia Euro Wines & Spirits Sdn Bhd
  • Asian Tourism International College
  • Banggi Youth Club
  • Borneo Bridal
  • Borneo Conservancy Initiative
  • Charles Vairappan
  • Community Abai Project
  • Cosmopoint College of Technology Kota Kinabalu
  • David McCann, Scuba Junkie
  • Emily Driscoll, BonSci Films
  • Eva E. Zahar
  • Future Alam Borneo
  • Glynnis Ritter, WG Films
  • Gordon John
  • Green Semporna
  • Harun Rahman
  • Herman Duang
  • Hilda Pius
  • Iara Lee, Cultures of Resistance
  • Imperial Boutec Hotel
  • Jeffrey Winter, The Film Collaborative
  • Jenny Rustemeyer, Peg Leg Films
  • JF Productions
  • Kinabalu International School
  • Kesenian Anak Tidong
  • Kg. Bavangazzo-Tinangol
  • Kg. Dagat
  • Kg. Melangkap
  • Kg. Sayap
  • Kinabalu Daya Hotel
  • KOPEL Bhd.
  • Kota Kinabalu Cycling Association
  • Kudat Turtle Conservation Society
  • Lembaga Penapisan Filem Malaysia
  • Linda Hoaglund
  • Meet & Wine Bistro
  • Michael Quinlan
  • Michelle Derosier, Thunderstone Pictures
  • Mike Healey, //kneeon Studios
  • Montfort Youth Training Centre
  • MyDocs
  • Nadira Ilana
  • Nagi Maganti
  • PACOS Trust
  • Perbadanan Filem Nasional Malaysia (FINAS)
  • Pulau Mantanani community
  • Robert Francis Peters
  • Roger Hussin
  • Rubby Emir
  • Sabah Parks
  • Sabah Tourism Board
  • Sally Ingleton, 360 Degree Films
  • Sharikat Biru Biru
  • SM St. Francis Convent Kota Kinabalu
  • SM St. Michael Penampang
  • SM Tshung Tsin Sabah
  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Kota Kinabalu
  • Society of Wilderness Sabah
  • Sticky Rice Travel
  • Suzanne Mooney, The Lost Food Project
  • Tamparuli Living Arts and Heritage Centre
  • Tamu-Tamu Collective
  • The Sabah Society
  • University College Sabah Foundation
  • University Malaysia Sabah
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA Sabah
  • Wanita Pulau Omadal
  • Wild Asia
  • William Lee
  • William Chiang
  • World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia
  • Yusuke Kamata
  • Zan Azlee Zainal Abidin