Delas Santano

Delas Santano

Delas Santano

  • Audiovisual Producer
Centre for Research-Creation in Digital Media

Biography

Delas Santano is Audiovisual Producer at the Centre for Research-Creation in Digital Media, Sunway University. He also lectures in the Digital Film Production course in the School of Arts. Prior to Sunway, he was at the Centre for Creative Content and Digital Innovation in University of Malaya where he was involved in the Transmedia and Polysensory Exhibition which showcased notable exhibits like Mah Meri Unmasked and Textile Tales of Pua Kumbu. His short documentary on The Traditional Boatbuilder of Pangkor Island, produced in 2016, was screened and nominated in the Best Documentary section of the 2016 Canada-China Film Festival held in Montreal. Besides having a wealth of experience in video content production, design and video editing, he is actively involved in research, curriculum development and teaching (notably Creative Multimedia at several private colleges in Malaysia). His main research area is in audiovisual production particularly on culture and heritage, and video production combined with digital humanities.

 

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • MA in Visual Communication and New Media, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia (2011)
  • BMm (Hons) Media Innovation, Multimedia University, Malaysia (2007)

Research Interests

  • Audiovisual production
  • Digital humanities
  • Culture and heritage research-creation projects
  • Museology and experiential design

Notable Publications

  1. Santano, D. (2016). Chow Kit Kita Je! [Short documentary exhibition]. Malaysia: University of Malaya Art Gallery.
  2. Santano, D. (2016). The Hainan Boatbuilder of Pangkor Island [Short Documentary]. Canada: Canada-China Film Festival 2016, Montreal.
  3. Santano, D., & Mustaffa, F. (2016). Re-imagining folklore stories in illustrated animatic. 2016 International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM). doi:10.1109/VSMM.2016.7863212
  4. Santano, D., Thwaites, H., & Yahya, M.A. (2016). The boatbuilder of Pangkor Island. 2016 International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM). doi:10.1109/VSMM.2016.7863210
  5. Santano, D. (2015). Textile Tales of Pua Kumbu [A Polysensory Transmedia Exhibition]. Malaysia: University of Malaya Art Gallery.
  6. Santano, D. (2014). Mah Meri Unmasked Exhibition. Malaysia: University of Malaya Art Gallery.
  7. Santano, D. (2014). Unmanned aerial vehicle in audio visual data acquisition, a researcher demo intro. 2014 International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM). doi: 10.1109/VSMM.2014.7136696
  8. Santano, D., & Esmaeili, H. (2014). Aerial videography in built heritage documentation: The case of post-independence architecture of Malaysia. 2014 International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM). doi:10.1109/VSMM.2014.7136680