Myanmar
Pre-Jury

​A pre-jury of more than 30 local science education and science communication professionals from the participating countries are closely involved in the selection of the films.

In Myanmar the pre-jury in 2018 consisted of the following members:
Dr. Mya Thein

Dr. Mya Thein graduated from Yangon University, where he majored in Chemistry. He began his teaching career at Yangon University in Chemistry Department as a demonstrator and has over 20 years of experience in Teaching and Research. Now he is Head of Science Department at Brainworks-Total groups of schools. He and his students participated in last year’s Science Film Festival Myanmar sharing films, science experiments and activities. He enjoys planning projects and excursions for students as he believes that Science can be learned better through experiences associated with our daily life.

Dr. Mya Thein

Head of Science Department, Brainworks-Total Group of Schools

Sa Wai Zin Aung

Wai Zin is the center manager of Bago Tranining Center and the social enterprise manager for the center for development workers of Metta Development Foundation in Bago. He was graduated with a bachelor’s degree of history major from Dagon University and Diploma in Multimedia in Bangalore, India. He has been working with Metta Development Foundation since its establishment in 1998. He has been a community organizer, project coordinator, and livelihood sector coordinator in Kayin, Kayah, Mon, Shan states and in Yangon and in Ayeyarwaddy regions. From 2013, he was assigned as the manager to manage the eco-friendly training center in Bago. He is interested in the ecology ways of living especially for children and enjoying ecology and environmental stories.

Sa Wai Zin Aung

Center Manger of Ecological Living Centre & Social Enterprise Manager of Metta Development Foundation

Win Htet Aung

Win Htet graduated from the University of Monywa with English Specialization. He has joined the Science Film Festival Myanmar in 2014 as a volunteer while he was studying in his final year and later he becomes the trusted person and the assistant for the country coordinator. From then he has the great interest in the educational projects and tries his best for the SFF Myanmar. He started working for Goethe-Institut Myanmar in 2016 and has a lot of experiences already in cultural events and in the educational projects. What he believes is that this project is helping Myanmar students a lot in an easy, interesting and effectively.

Win Htet Aung

Technician & Auditorium Assistant, Goethe-Institut Myanmar

Christopher

Christopher is a teenage second year university student from Yadanabon University who specialize in Zoology. He has known the Science Film Festival Myanmar since 2015 and he participated the screenings in Mandalay Division. He is currently volunteering in the events which Goethe-Institut Myanmar is organizing and has some knowledge on the live sound engineering. He just passed the exam on Civil Engineering and is going to receive the Diploma within a few months.

Christopher

Zoology Student, Yadanabon University

Hsu Yee Hnin

Hsu Yee Hnin graduated with a Bachelor degree of Business Management and doing the Master degree for Business Administration with the University of Business and International Studies, Switzerland. She volunteered as the liaison officer in the sea game which held in Myanmar in 2013. She works for the communication department of the International Committee of the Red Cross, one of the humanitarian organizations. She strongly believes that the Science Film Festival will promote awareness of science and upgrade the quality of teaching and learning science and the quality of education in Myanmar.

Hsu Yee Hnin

PSF/MAG Officer, ICRC, Myanmar

Hsu Yee Hnin

Hsu Yee Hnin graduated with a Bachelor degree of Business Management and doing the Master degree for Business Administration with the University of Business and International Studies, Switzerland. She volunteered as the liaison officer in the sea game which held in Myanmar in 2013. She works for the communication department of the International Committee of the Red Cross, one of the humanitarian organizations. She strongly believes that the Science Film Festival will promote awareness of science and upgrade the quality of teaching and learning science and the quality of education in Myanmar.