MDEC Intellectual Property Creators Challenge Winners Revealed!

Published by Ainul Ghani @ 11/08/2017

Winners of the Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) at the 6th edition of Kre8tif! Conference

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced the winners of Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) in the animation and digital games category yesterday during its Kre8tif! Conference & Content Festival in Cyberview Resort & Spa, Cyberjaya.

IPCC, introduced in 2006, provides a platform for local talents to hone their creativity and accelerate the development and commercialization of innovative, world standard digital content as well as increasing the creation of intellectual property. Local talents can penetrate the local and global digital content market through this challenge. This year’s edition, MDEC received a total of 76 submission with 37 making it to the final round.

The winners of the challenges are:

Animation Series

Big Bunker Studio Sdn Bhd for ‘Mixy Mixy Bum’,

Illusionist Sdn Bhd for ‘Ridiculous Players From Online World

Animatics Studio for ‘Cubic Cats

Papermoon Sdn Bhd for 'Grin'

Ano Pica Studios Sdn Bhd for 'The Sidekick'

 

Digital Games

DreamTree Games Pit for ‘DeLight

Yeayyy Sdn Bhd for ‘Ninja Pencil

FE Games Sdn Bhd for ‘Radiant Galaxy Portable Gem

TRAB Studio for 'Bunny Escape Jump'

NightMornning Studios Sdn Bhd for 'History Inc.'

Cool Code Sdn Bhd for 'Rainbow Iqra' '

Tealtiles Games for 'Healed'

Why Academy for 'ITENO'

 

Short Animation

The R&D Studio for ‘Batik Girl

Pixarom Sdn Bhd for ‘The Onederful Nation

 

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng, Chief Operating Officer of MDEC, presented a mock cheque of RM50,000 each to the winners of the Animation Series to develop a three-minute sizzle (demo) animation including a full character bible whereas the winners of the Digital Games category each received RM50,000 to develop a commercial-ready game. Meanwhile, winners of the Short Animation category each took home RM75,000 to develop a five to seven-minute animation including a full character bible.

The Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) award presentation was witnessed by a room full of prominent figures such as Shuzo John Shiota, President of Polygon Pictures Inc., Silas Hickey, Senior Director of Turner International, Asia Pacific, Rich Magallanes, Senior Vice President of Saban International, Leslie Lee, Executive Director of The Walt Disney Company, Southeast Asia, Sanoop Luke, Lead of YouTube Kids & Learning, SEA+ANZ (Singapore), and many other similarly notable names within the animation industry who were the featured speakers at the 6th edition of Kre8tif! Conference. 

Audience at the 6th 6th edition of Kre8tif! Conference