Semangat Insan — Masters of Tradition (promo)
from Bernice Chauly on Vimeo.

This 6-part documentary series was shot between 1998-2000 and features 6 masters who work in the Malaysian folk forms of Main Pateri, Makyong, Manora, Mak Yong, Chinese Opera and Bangsawan.
The series was conceptualised, written. photographed and narrated by Bernice Chauly and directed by Bernard Chauly and Ho Yuhang. This award-winning series was produced by Planet E!, a subsidiary of Planet Films Malaysia.
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Solo/Group Awards

March 2, 2009

Samsung ‘Ultra Honours’ 2006 in recognition of 3 outstanding Malaysians – only woman awarded.  Other recipients were Tony Fernandez (CEO Air Asia) and Rizalman (fashion designer)

Anugerah Seri Angkasa for ‘Profil Seni’, Best Documentary Series 2006. (as one of 10 directors)

Neutrogena Neuwoman Award 2005 – one of 5 women honoured in their respective fields

Kakiseni Cameronian Art Awards for Best Play 2003. (as actor in an ensemble), Jit Murad’s Spilt Gravy on Rice, directed by Zahim Albakri

Gold Award for Best Documentary, Malaysian Video Awards 2000. (as writer, narrator, photographer)

Silver Award for Best Documentary, Malaysian Video Awards 1999. (as writer, narrator, photographer)

Silver Award for Best Short Film (Professional), Malaysian Video Awards 1998. (as writer, co-director)

Red Ribbon Award from Malaysian AIDS Council “One by One Festival” of monologues 1995. (as writer, actor)