The First Next New Wave Workshop in 2015 is a 8-day filmmaking program focusing on young Malaysian filmmakers. Participants are expected to produce 3 short films during this time under the careful guidance of 5 notable Southeast Asian filmmakers. They will learn from the mentors through the workshop on producing, directing, cinematography, editing and sound.  

Participants will be divided into 3 team consist of 7 people in each team. Production support will be provided. A short film script will be written by the Directing Mentor. Each group will utilize the same script (which only has dialogues) for filming and have their own interpretations of it.

NNW was organised by Da Huang Pictures and FINAS Malaysia.