“Growing up, I remember my brother and I loved to play make-believe, coming up with stories and acting out these adventures. This was when I realized I had a passion for storytelling.”
In 2010, Feisal Azizuddin co-founded a media company called Feisk Productions. In 2014 he ventured into TV and produced two reality shows which aired on local TV and VOD platforms. In 2016, Feisal shifted focus to films. He has directed and produced over a dozen short films which have been screened in genre festivals such as Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival, Wreak Havoc Film Festival (US) and Film Leben (EU).
In 2018, Feisal directed and produced his first feature film, ‘Temenggor’ which is planned for a 2020 release. He also directed and produced a horror feature film called ‘Suraya’ which comes out in Malaysian theatres in January 2020.
In 2019, Feisal was selected as a Fellow by Busan Asian Film School for their International Film Business program. In December 2019, his project ‘ANGKAT’ was selected for the Southeast Asian Film Financing Project Market 2019 in Singapore and won the AV8 award. Feisal was also selected for the Luang Prabang Talent Lab 2019, in collaboration with the Tribeca Film Institute. There he won the top prize, the Aurora Producing Award by Aurora Media Group.
Feisal has also participated in many project markets with his projects, such as the Asian Film Market and Southeast Asian Film Financing Project Market. He has also pitched on platforms at the Busan International Film Festival and Asian Television Forum.