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Malaysian singer-actress Sinje Lee to be the Face of MIFFest and MGGA, For the Second Time

28/07/2017
Samentha James

Well-known Malaysian singer-actress, SinJe Lee, will be the ambassador for the 2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysian Golden Global Awards 2018 (MGGA), for the second consecutive year, as announced during the official launching of MIFFest and MGGA...

Malaysia and Australia Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Continuous Artistic Exchange & Support

27/07/2017
Samentha James

Adelaide Festival Centre of Australia, represented by Mr Joseph Mitchell, the Artistic Director of Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival, and Cultural Economy Development Unit (CEDU) Malaysia, represented by Ms Izan Satrina Mohd Sallehuddin, the Founding Chief Executive...

Malaysian Singer Priscilla Abby Collaborates With WebTVAsia To Release Her First Digital Single, “I Love The Sky”

25/07/2017
Samentha James

Priscilla Abby, famed Malaysian YouTuber / Singer, has joined WebTVAsia, Asia’s top digital media entertainment company, to release her first-ever digital single titled, “I Love The Sky.”

WebTVAsia Signs Top Indian Digital Studio Pocket Aces for Exclusive China Distribution on Alibaba’s Youku-Tudou

25/07/2017
Kretif Express Master

WebTVAsia, Malaysia’s leading multi-platform digital media entertainment company, continues its Asian expansion by signing an exclusive distribution agreement with India’s top digital video studio, Pocket Aces for the China market.

Afdlin Shauki and Dato’ AC Mizal Announced A Brand New TV Channel To Elevate The Malaysian Creative Industry

20/07/2017
Samentha James

Malaysia’s reputable comedians Afdlin Shauki and Dato’ AC Mizal announced their collaboration in producing a new TV channel called Syiok TV under the duo’s newly-established company, Syiok Media Network, on July 17, 2017 at Comedy Planet, Great Eastern Mall, Kuala Lumpur.

Xandria Ban Grabs “Best Skin” Title at World Beauty Queen 2017

14/07/2017
Samentha James

Xandria Ban Kah Yee, popularly known as Xandria Ban, has managed to make Malaysia beam with pride, once again, after nabbing one of the coveted spots in the Top 15 list of the recent World Beauty Queen 2017 pageant, held at the Federation of Artistic & Cultural Grand Ballroom of...

Malaysian Choreographer Fahezul Azmi Presents “Tak Ku Tak!” at Dancebox 2017

04/07/2017
Samentha James

Malaysian choreographer Fahezul Azri Suhaimi will be displaying a piece called “Tak Ku Tak!” at Dancebox 2017, a one-night only event showcasing seven new works choreographed and performed by a mix of aspiring choreographers along with industry veterans, on July 9, 2017 at...

Malaysian Marimba Player Tan Su Yin Joins French Cellist Florian Antier in Wind of Nomads Concert

03/07/2017
Samentha James

Malaysian renowned Marimba player Tan Su Yin will be collaborating with French cellist, Florian Antier, in the Wind of Nomads concert, a 1.5 hour show featuring several new works on African and Asian percussion, which will be held from August 4 to 6 and 11 to 13, 2017 at Lambang...

The Kid from the Big Apple 2 Novel Launches At BookFest Malaysia

30/06/2017
Samentha James

Odonata Publishing Sdn Bhd recently held an official announcement of The Kid from the Big Apple 2: Before We Forget for its Chinese and English movie novel at BookFest Malaysia on June 26, 2017 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

Moon Tan Crowned Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant 2017

28/06/2017
Samentha James

Johor-born Moon Tan successfully nabbed the crown at the recent Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant 2017 which took place at Dewan Wawasan, Menara PGRM, Kuala Lumpur on June 25, 2017.

Les’ Copaque Expands to China with YOUKU

23/06/2017
Samentha James

Leading animation powerhouse, Les’ Copaque Production Sdn Bhd (Les’ Copaque) expands its iconic pioneer intellectual property (IP) to China by collaborating with its largest video streaming service platform, YOUKU, as a symbol of cultural cooperation under One Belt One Road...

Astro Ties Up With Karangkraf to Develop Malay & Islamic Content

22/06/2017
Samentha James

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad and Kumpulan Media Karangkraf has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to produce Malay and Islamic content for companies in Malaysia and the Nusantara region.

The R&D Studio and Tudidut Studio Presents Junglemajig at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Film Festival

20/06/2017
Samentha James

The R&D Studio and Tudidut Studio recently presented their in-development TV series project, Junglemajig, at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Film Festival under the MIFA Animation du Monde category on June 15, 2017 at the Impérial Palace Annecy, France.

Animasia Studios Teams Up With Pilla-Scheetz Productions to Develop ‘The Nine Lives of Claw’

21/06/2017
Samentha James

Animasia Studios, a world-class 2D animation production studio based in Malaysia, has partnered up with USA’s Pilla-Scheetz Productions to develop the 2D animated concept The Nine Lives of Claw into a multi-platform brand consisting of animated series, mobile games and toy...

Elaine Chong Embodies Oriental Beauty at World Stage

19/06/2017
Amirin Arsyan

Local rising beauty talent, Chong Jia Ying, or better known as Elaine Chong, 22, embodies oriental beauty which contributed to her winning the Miss Oriental title at the recent Miss Chinese World 2017 beauty pageant competition held at One World Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....

National Art Gallery Launches Seni Negaraku Exhibition

16/06/2017
Samentha James

The National Art Gallery has officially launched Seni Negaraku, an exhibition under Prime Minister’s Negaraku Initiative, this morning. The exhibition was officiated by the Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, with opening remarks delivered...

Alif Satar Partners Up With Cartoon Network to Guest Star in Special Ben 10 Episodes

15/06/2017
Samentha James

Malaysia’s multi-talented singer and host, Alif Satar, has partnered up with Cartoon Network to guest star in special Ben 10 episodes which is set to air on the Cartoon Network channel (Astro Ch. 616) beginning June 17, Saturday at 9am.

HyppTV Collaborates With Yayasan Artis 1 Malaysia (YA1M) and Food Aid Foundation For Its #tambahlagi #KeajaibanRamadan Campaign

14/06/2017
Samentha James

Malaysia’s largest and award-winning IPTV service powered by Telekom Malaysia (TM), HyppTV, collaborated with Yayasan Artis 1 Malaysia (YA1M) and Food Aid Foundation to bring a host of community-oriented activities centered in Shah Alam in conjunction with its Ramadan...

Lemon Sky Animation Celebrates 10th Birthday In Style!

13/06/2017
Samentha James

Lemon Sky Animation, a top Malaysian-based independent Computer Generated Imaging (CGI) animation studio, recently held a one-day-only event on June 5, 2017 at its office in Petaling Jaya to commemorate its 10th anniversary in the animation and visual effects arena.

MaGIC Launches Two Programs to Boost Malaysia’s Entrepreneurship Development

09/06/2017
Samentha James

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has officially launched two new programs, MaGIC CER Circle and MaGIC Activate, to boost corporate and private sector involvement in the nation’s entrepreneurship development. The launch, that took place this morning, was...

MaGIC Cyberjaya Signs with Cyberview Forming Futurise Centre

02/06/2017
Samentha James

The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cyberview Sdn Bhd (Cyberview) in formation of Futurise Centre at MaGIC main office in Cyberjaya. The MoU was witnessed by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak, the...

Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi Returns with a Bang for Miss Chinese World 2017

29/05/2017
Amirin Arsyan

Malaysia foremost beauty pageant organiser, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi returned with the third edition of Miss Chinese World 2017 since 2011 to honor and rekindle passion for the Chinese heritage. The pageant was jointly organised by Miss Chinese World Sdn Bhd and Legacy Film Sdn...

National Art Gallery Announces Inaugural KL Biennale 2017

19/05/2017
Amirin Arsyan

The National Art Gallery announced the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Biennale (KL Biennale) 2017 and will be held from 1st November 2017 until 31st March 2018, at multiple sites in Kuala Lumpur.

MyCreative Awards RM60 Millions Fund to 23 Local Creative Companies

18/05/2017
Amirin Arsyan

The government investment arm, MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd (MyCreative) awarded RM60 million financing funds to 23 local companies. The funds were awarded by Yang Berhormat Senator’ Dato Lee Chee Leong, Deputy Minister of Finance at iM4U Sentral, Selangor.

HASiL and FINAS Partners on Taxation Awareness for Creative Industry

17/05/2017
Amirin Arsyan

The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (HASiL) and the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) partners on taxation awareness for the creative industry at the Sepetang Mesra Bersama Karyawan Seni. The event was officiated by the Datuk Seri Dr. Salleh Said Keruak,...

‘The Language Archive’ Garners Double Win at 14th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards

09/05/2017
Amirin Arsyan

The Malaysian award-winning play, The Language Archive presented by PH7 Production Management Sdn Bhd (PH7 Production), garners double win at the 14th BOH Cameronian Awards held at St. Regis Kuala Lumpur.

Asian Television Awards 2017 Open for Entries

06/04/2017
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

03/04/2017
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

31/03/2017
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

13/03/2017
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

06/02/2017
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

27/01/2017
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

30/12/2016
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

29/12/2016
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

13/12/2016
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

12/12/2016
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

06/12/2016
Mila Ismail

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

WebTVAsia Announces New Partnerships Across Asia

26/11/2016
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

10/11/2016
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

07/11/2016
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

04/11/2016
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

19/10/2016
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’

27/09/2016
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

22/09/2016
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

19/09/2016
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

16/09/2016
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

12/09/2016
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

29/08/2016
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

26/08/2016
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’

25/08/2016
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

18/08/2016
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

08/08/2016
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

25/07/2016
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

12/07/2016
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

10/05/2016
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

08/05/2016
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.

FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES: PUBLISH YOUR STORY WITH PAGE TO PITCH MEDIA 360

21/04/2016
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...

INTERNATIONAL MASTERCLASS IN FILMCRAFT: Finding the Perfect Pitch

18/04/2016
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

13/04/2016
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

13/04/2016
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

21/03/2016
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

20/03/2016
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

16/03/2016
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

15/03/2016
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

13/03/2016
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

18/02/2016
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

25/02/2016
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

25/02/2016
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

12/02/2016
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!

03/02/2016
Anuar Mat Saat

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