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Asian Television Awards 2017 Open for Entries

Amirin Arsyan

The region’s prestigious television industry award, Asian Television Awards (ATA) 2017, which spans 42 contested categories across variety of genres and performance segments, is now calling for entries for programmes produced from 1st June 2016 to 31st May 2017.

Call for Entries for Kota Buku's Page to Pitch Media 360 Pitching Competition

Amzar Anizam

Kota Buku is calling all aspiring authors and established writers to enter its second 'Page to Pitch (P2P) Media 360' pitching competition, which will be held in conjunction with the tenth edition of KLTrade and Copyright Centre (KLTCC), from 28th to 30th April 2017 at Seri...

Malaysian Film Producers Association Announces New President and Committee

Amirin Arsyan

Malaysian Film Producers Association (PFM) recently announced the new president and committee members for 2017/2019 term during its 35th Annual General Meeting at Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

GOASEAN Enters OTT Space with Strategic Partners, tonton and dimsum

Amzar Anizam

GOASEAN, the world’s first ASEAN travel channel announced a landmark partnership at the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART) with tonton and dimsum on 13th March 2017.

Neffos Announces Fazura as Brand Ambassador

Amirin Arsyan

Neffos, a brand introduced by TP-Link to enter the global smartphone market announced Malaysian award-winning actress, Fazura as its Neffos X Series brand ambassador.

FINAS Chairman Officiates Point College’s Inaugural Convocation

Amzar Anizam

FINAS Chairman, Dato' Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib officiated Point College’s inaugural convocation at the Royal Chulan Hotel recently.

FINAS Awards Over RM2 Million Feature Film Incentive to 23 Local Production Companies

Amzar Anizam

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) awarded a total of RM2,111,245.20 Feature Film Incentive (Insentif Tayangan Filem Cereka) to 23 local production companies which produced 33 films this year.

FINAS Announces Dato’ Fauzi Ayob as the New Director General

Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib, Chairman of FINAS today announced the appointment of Dato’ Fauzi Ayob as the next Director General of FINAS, while Mr. Azmir Saifuddin Mutalib as the new Deputy Director General (Management), effective 1st January 2017.

Global Entrepreneurship Community’s Creative Cluster Generates Initiatives that Will Lead to Industry Transformation

Amzar Anizam

The inaugural GECommunity, organised by MaGIC from 8th to 9th December 2016 has generated two initiatives under the ‘Creative Cluster’ that will lead to new economies and industry transformation.

Malaysia and Vietnam Garner Top Prize at Southeast Asian Film Financing Project Market 2016

Amzar Anizam

ScreenSingapore, together with the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association and Ties That Bind: Asia/Europe Producers Workshop, announced Terbalik (Malaysia) and Mamafia (Vietnam) as the top projects of the second Southeast Asian Film Financing Project Market recently in...

GIG88 Launches Malaysia's Largest Performing Artiste Platform

Mila Ismail

GIG88, Malaysia’s largest performing artist platform officially introduced a one-stop marketplace that enables anyone to source and book performing artistes,

WebTVAsia Announces New Partnerships Across Asia

Amzar Anizam

WebTVAsia officially penned three partnership agreements with METUB Network Vietnam, United Entertainment Partners (UEP) China and HTC Taiwan, as part of the company's expansion plan to intensify its presence in the region.

Dato' Kamil Ends Service as FINAS' Director General

Mila Ismail

The National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) officially announced the end of its Director General (now former Director General), Dato' Kamil Othman's services. Dato' Kamil Othman officially left his office in FINAS Hulu Kelang yesterday after much speculation within the...

Malaysia Appoints Alibaba's Jack Ma as Its Digital Economy Advisor

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has announced the appointment of China's digital commerce giant Alibaba Group's founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma as the nation's digital economy advisor. The announcement was made during the launch of the Alitrip...

Inaugural Iskandar Malaysia Shorties Competition Supports Aspiring Filmmakers

Amzar Anizam

In conjunction with Iskandar Malaysia's 10th Anniversary this year, Iskandar Malaysia Studios and Iskandar Regional Development Authority are organising the inaugural Iskandar Malaysia Shorties Competition, which opens to all aspiring filmmakers with less than 3 years of...

Malaysian Companies Announce Multiple Deals Worth Over RM16 Million at MIPCOM 2016

Mila Ismail

Malaysian production companies; Primeworks Studios, Animasia Studio, Scubazoo, and Global Station announced multiple deals worth over RM16 million (US$4 million) at MIPCOM 2016, the world's leading entertainment content market in Cannes, France. The announcement was witnessed by...

MyDocs Seeks Filmmakers to Represent Malaysia at the ‘Asian Side of the Doc’

Mila Ismail

The Malaysian Documentary Association, MyDocs is on the lookout for local filmmakers to be a part of the delegation to represent Malaysia at the 7th edition of the Asian Side of the Doc International Market in Bangkok from 31st October to 3rd November 2016.

KKMM-FINAS Host the 5th Asia Content Business Summit in Malaysia

Amzar Anizam

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) and the FINAS are hosting the fifth Asia Content Business Summit (ACBS) for the first time in Malaysia today, as part of FINAS main program at KL Converge! 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

KL Converge! Returns to Promote Malaysia as a Creative Digital Content Hub

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s biggest digital and social event of the year, KL Converge! is set to return on 22nd to 24th September 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, to promote Malaysia as a creative digital content hub through the innovation of interactive content.

‘BMW Shorties’ Returns, Unveils 'Journey' as the Theme to Commemorate its Decade-Long Milestone

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s most established and longest running short film competition, 'BMW Shorties' by BMW Group Malaysia returns for its 10th year, with the theme of ‘Journey’ to commemorate its decade-long milestone.

MyDocs to Present the European Documentary Network Pitch Pilot Workshop

Amzar Anizam

MyDocs is set to present the European Documentary Network Pitch Pilot Workshop, a three-day event focusing on the development of pitching pilots (trailers), from 19th to 21st October 2016.

'AGNI Showdown 2016' Nation’s First Tamil Music Video and Short Film Competition Calls Aspiring Filmmakers

Amzar Anizam

Nation’s first Tamil music video and short film competition, 'AGNI Showdown 2016' calls for aspiring filmmakers to submit a five-minute short film, based on the theme of ‘hope’ or ‘inspire’ and a music video for locally produced Tamil songs.

FINAS Presents RM1.7 Million ‘Feature Film Incentive’ to 20 Local Production Houses

Amzar Anizam

FINAS presented a total of RM1,731,333.60 under the Feature Film Incentive (Insentif Tayangan Filem Cereka) to 20 local production houses which produced 28 films over the past year.

FINAS Establishes Southeast Asia’s First ‘Museum of Moving Image’

Amzar Anizam

FINAS today launched the first Museum of Moving Image (MOMI) in Southeast Asia at FINAS Petaling Jaya, as part of the agency’s Centre of Excellence (COE) initiative under RMK11.

Freedom Film Fest 2016 Features Over 30 Local and International Documentaries and Short Films

Amzar Anizam

Freedom Film Festival, Malaysia’s annual human rights film festival returns on 20th to 27th August 2016 at PJ Live Arts, Petaling Jaya with over 30 local and international documentaries and short films.

MyCreative and FINAS Join Hands to Strengthen the Creative Industry

Mila Ismail

MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd (MyCreative) and the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) penned a Collaboration Agreement to bolster the national creative content industry, at The Royal Chulan Damansara on 5th August 2016.

Global Entrepreneurship Movement’s ‘Lets Jam@GEM’ Session to Focus on Local Creative Industries

Amzar Anizam

Global Entrepreneurship Movement (GEM) is set to focus on local creative industries in the latest 'Lets Jam@GEM' session, on 27th July 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm at MyIPO IP Academy, Bangsar.

‘Next New Wave Young Filmmakers Workshop’ Returns to Further Nurture Emerging Local Talents

Amzar Anizam

'Next New Wave Young Filmmakers Workshop,' initiated by FINAS and supported by Next New Wave return this year on 19th to 26th August 2016 to further focus on nurturing young and emerging filmmakers in Malaysia.

China's Award-Winning Filmmaker, Xie Fei to Share 3 Decades of Filmmaking with FINAS

Mila Ismail

China’s award-wining veteran filmmaker, Xie Fei will be sharing his experience in filmmaking during his masterclass which will be organised by FINAS at the Content Malaysia Pitching Centre from 14th to 15th May 2016.

Kota Buku Announces Winners of the Inaugural Page to Pitch Media 360

Amzar Anizam

Kota Buku in collaboration with Kumpulan Media Karangkraf and FINAS today announced the grand prize winners of the inaugural Page to Pitch (P2P) Media 360 competition, the world's first publishing to media pitching competition.


Mila Ismail

Last call for all aspiring authors, established novelists, writers, students, and content creators all over ASEAN to bring their story to life by submitting it to the Page to Pitch (P2P) Media 360, the world’s first publishing to media pitching competition organized by...


Mila Ismail

Want to know the secrets of pitching your cinematic project to major investors, co-producers, financiers, broadcasters and distributors? Come join the upcoming POSTAM International Masterclass - “Finding the Perfect Pitch”!

CITE Zone 2016 Empowers Up and Coming Entertainment Industry Leaders

Amzar Anizam

Creative Industry Talent Empowerment (CITE) Zone 2016, a collaboration between the School of Multimedia Technology and Communication (SMMTC), Universiti Utara Malaysia and KKMM empowered nation’s future entertainment industry leaders with creative workshops, industry-driven...

MDeC is Now Known as Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

Mila Ismail

MDeC, formerly stands for the Multimedia Development Corporation is now known as Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). The name change, effective 11th April 2016, coincides with the corporation's 20th year anniversary.

The Imaginarium Studios Asia-Pacific to Amplify the Quality Content Creation in Malaysia

Amzar Anizam

The Imaginarium Studios, UK’s leading performance capture studio announced their expansion into the Asia-Pacific region supported by Rhizophora Ventures; a Malaysian-based company to create a centre of production excellence in the region.

FINAS to Host First China Film Week in Malaysia

Amzar Anizam

FINAS will be hosting the first China Film Week in Malaysia together with Film Bureau of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Malaysia from 21st to 25th March 2016 at GSC...

Malaysia Announces Content Partnerships Worth Over RM100 Million at HK Filmart 2016

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s top creative companies; Rhizophora Ventures, Asia Tropical Films, Film Kingdom Group, Paper Plane Image Studio, Evo Pictures and Animasia Studio announced their lucrative partnerships worth over RM100 Million combined at HK Filmart 2016, during the Malaysia...

Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia Brings Lao New Cinema to Content Malaysia Pitching Centre

Mila Ismail

Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia will be bringing two Lao films to be screened at Content Malaysia Pitching Centre on 18 and 19 March 2016.

21 Malaysia's Top Creative Companies to Participate in HK FILMART

Amzar Anizam

FINAS is set to lead 21 top local creative companies under the Malaysian delegation at HK FILMART, from 14th to 17th March 2016.

FINAS to Set Up Malaysia Pavilion at Hong Kong FILMART 2016

Amzar Anizam

FINAS is setting up a Malaysia Pavilion at the upcoming HK FILMART held from 14th – 17th March 2016 at the HK Convention & Exhibition Centre. This year, FINAS would like to invite and encourage more Malaysian companies to be part of the mission.

FINAS to Coordinate “Malaysian Films in the Context of Today’s Society” Seminar

Amzar Anizam

FINAS is collaborating with Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka as well as the National Youth Council to coordinate a seminar titled ‘Malaysian Films in the Context of Today’s Society’ and pitching forum at Content Malaysia Pitching Centre on 27th February 2016.

FINAS to Organise #TanyaFINAS 2.0 Followed by Kelab Seni Filem Screening

Mila Ismail

Content Malaysia Pitching Centre is organising a third engagement session with the creative industry players this 26th February 2016. #TanyaFINAS 2.0 is the alternation to #TanyaKP & #TanyaFINAS 3.0 in which FINAS Director General, Dato’ Kamil Othman will spend time with the...

8 Local Short Films to be Screened at Content Malaysia Pitching Centre

Amzar Anizam

8 local short films from year 2000 to 2008 will be screened today, 12th February 2016 from 7.30pm onwards, at Content Malaysia Pitching Centre, organised by Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia.

Kr8tif Express wishes you Gong Xi Fa Chai 2016!

Anuar Mat Saat

May you flourish and prosper in the year of the Fire Monkey