COMMUNICATIONS & MULTIMEDIA MINISTER CONFIRMS THE APPOINTMENT OF ACTOR – DATUK HANS ISAAC AS THE NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (FINAS)

Published by Idan Ma'at @ 11/04/2019

Prominent actor, Datuk Hans Isaac has been newly appointed as the Chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS), effective April 10th, 2019. The 48-year-old star of Cuci The Musical and Baik Punya Cilok announced the good news in an Instagram post. In the caption to a photo of himself smartly dressed in a dark grey suit, white shirt and pale blue necktie, Hans said: “After over 25 years in the film industry, I’m humbled by the post bestowed to me by the Communications and Multimedia Ministry, and I will do my very best to discharge my responsibilities given to me for the next 2 years.”

“I have always been passionate about the well-being of my fellow industry practitioners and raising the quality of our films, and my hope has always been for Finas to be a transparent, non-political, professionally-run entity, so that it becomes sustainable and benefits everyone in the film industry.” He added.

Communications and Multimedia Minister YB Gobind Singh Deo said that the decision was made by FINAS' Board of Directors prove that Datuk Hans Isaac will head the National Film Development Corporation (Finas) and after long due, it has finally been confirmed. He is now Finas’ chairman for a two-year term, and he received his letter of appointment from the Communications and Multimedia Ministry in Putrajaya yesterday.

Hans, who had his early education in St John’s Institution here, first appeared in Datin Paduka Shuhaimi Baba’s film Ringgit Kasorrga in 1995. His other well-known films include Hanya Kawan, Buli, Buli Balik, Baik Punya Cilok, Persona Non Grata, Qabil Khushry Qabil Igam and Tipu Kanan Tipu Kiri.