EXCLUSIVE: Malaysia-born filmmaker wins Directors Guild Of America student film award

Ng Jing Ai, who lived in Malaysia till she was 14, is drawing international acclaim with her short film, 'Fleck'. Photos: Handout

Malaysia-born, US-based Ng Jing Ai is barely out of film school and she’s already making waves as a director.

After graduating from the American Film Institute Conservatory (AFI) in 2019, the up-and-coming filmmaker was named Best Asian American Director within the same year for her work in the short film, Fleck, at the Directors Guild Of America (DGA) Student Film Award.

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