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IFLIX Surpassed One Million Members in 6 Months

11/12/2015
Amzar Anizam

iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service announced today that it has reached over one million members within only six months of launch.

Netflix Now Available in More than 130 New Countries, including Malaysia

07/01/2016
Amzar Anizam

Netflix has launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world, including Malaysia at at The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Warner TV to Premiere DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Exclusively on HyppTV

20/01/2016
Amzar Anizam

Warner TV will premiere the highly anticipated new series, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow on HyppTV (Warner TV HD Channel 613) same day as the U.S on Friday, 22 January at 9.00 pm.

The Era of Digital Terrestrial Television Begins

05/08/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

MYTV Broadcasting Sdn Bhd. organised a one-day seminar, ‘Planet Digital Episode 2: Exploring a New World’, featuring renowned and high-profile local and international industry speakers.

Media Prima Enters Subscription-based Video-on-Demand Market with Tonton VIP

22/04/2016
Amzar Anizam

Media Prima Television Networks entered the Subscription-based Video-on-Demand (SVOD) market with tonton VIP.

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...

Animated Series ‘Just in Case’ Bags the Grand Prize for ‘The Big FAT Pitch’ 2015

20/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

New in-development animated series 'Just in Case,' a creative idea from Mohamad Zufar and his team at Annasis Mirror Sdn. Bhd. was crowned the winner of the inaugural 'The Big FAT Pitch' 2015 and took home the grand prize of RM10,000.

FINAS Represents Malaysia at the 4th Asia Content Business Summit in Tokyo

22/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Kamil Othman, Director General of the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) represented Malaysia at the 4th Asia Content Business Summit (ACBS).

The Young Filmmakers Forum Educates Aspiring Filmmakers

24/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

The Young Filmmakers and Digital Content Forum (Young Filmmakers Forum) a biennial event that provide a space for critical discussions on films, filmmaking and digital creative content, was held today at FINAS.

Malaysian Films Chosen as the Top 10 Projects at the First SAFF Project Market

12/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

The inaugural Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market, has selected its highly anticipated line-up of 10 feature-length projects in development, including two upcoming Malaysian films, A Small Place and One Two Jaga.

FINAS Leads Over 10 Malaysia Companies to TIFFCOM 2015

23/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

FINAS led over 10 Malaysian companies to TIFFCOM 2015 held during Japan Content Showcase 2015, from 20th to 22nd October 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.

Dato’ Kamil Othman Urges Malaysian Filmmakers to be Original

31/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Kamil Othman urges Malaysian filmmakers to be original and not rely heavily on the government for funding, but rather rely on developing a strong script to pull investors, at the #tanyaKP FINAS event held on 30th October 2015.

Pinewood Malaysia Highlights Co-Production Opportunities at TIFFCOM 2015

27/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Rezal Rahman, Chief Executive Officer of Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios highlighted co-production opportunities between Japan and Malaysia during UniJapan seminar at this year’s TIFFCOM 2015 held in Tokyo, Japan from 21st to 24th October 2015.

FINAS Joins The Japan Foundation’s Networking Luncheon

23/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Dato' Kamil Othman joined The Japan Foundation's Networking Luncheon that aims to carry out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world.

Prodigee Media Expands Global Partnerships with 7 International Media Companies

23/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Prodigee Media and its digital media division WebTVAsia, signed several MoUs with 7 global media companies from China, Korea, USA and France at WebTVAsia Creators Forum 2015.

Dato’ Jailani Johari Kicks Off MIPCOM 2015 with Paul Zilk, President of Reed Midem

05/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Deputy Minister of Communication and Multimedia, Dato’ Jailani Johari kicked off MIPCOM 2015 with a meeting with the President and CEO of Reed Midem, Paul Zilk.

WebTVAsia to Organise Asia’s First Ever YouTube Awards

19/10/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

Prodigee Media Group and WebTVAsia are set to organise the first WebTVAsia Awards 2015, dubbed as the Asia’s first ever regional level YouTube awards on 23rd October 2015 at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre.

WebTVAsia Creators Forum 2015

23/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

In conjunction with the WebTVAsia Awards 2015, WebTVAsia brought the WebTVAsia Creators Forum - Asia‘s first industry conference exclusively held by and for online video creators from 12 different Asian countries at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre.

WebTVAsia Awards 2015 Full Winners List

26/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Check out the full list of the inaugural WebTVAsia Awards 2015 which took place last Friday night at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Cente.

Most Popular Regional Digital Content Creators Perform at WebTVAsia Awards 2015

26/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

The 2015 WebTVAsia Awards that took place at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre last Friday, featured performances by the most popular regional digital content creators and Malaysian singers.

Prodigee Media Celebrates its 10th Anniversary at the WebTVAsia Awards 2015

27/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Prodigee Media celebrated its 10th anniversary at the inaugural WebTVAsia Awards 2015 with a star-studded attendance of Asia’s cream of the crop in the digital content creators industry.

Creative Malaysia Networking Reception at MIPCOM 2015

06/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

The Creative Malaysia Networking Reception was held at Malaysian Pavilion during the second day of MIPCOM 2015. It was attended by all Malaysian delegates and more than 100 foreign delegates.

Malaysia’s First Creative Industry Digital App 'Kr8tif Express' Debuts in MIPCOM 2015

06/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

The Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, Dato’ Jailani Johari together with the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) debuted Malaysia’s first creative industry digital app, ‘Kr8tif Express’ on the second day of MIPCOM 2015 during the...

Malaysia Announces 5 Deals at MIPCOM Day 2

06/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Jailani Johari, Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia announced 5 deals during the Creative Malaysia Networking Reception held at the Malaysian Pavilion on the second day of MIPCOM 2015.

MIPCOM Day 1

05/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

The Malaysian delegation led by Dato’ Jailani Johari visited several pavilions including the Country of Honour, Turkey and other broadcasting giants such as FOX and Disney.

President of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Dato’ Jailani Johari

05/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

President of İstanbul Chamber of Commerce İbrahim Çağlar welcomes Dato’ Jailani Johari, Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia to the Turkish Pavilion.

Dato’ Jailani Johari Arrives in Cannes for MIPCOM 2015

04/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, Dato’ Jailani Johari arrives in Cannes, France for the Foreign Trade Mission to MIPCOM 2015.

MSC Malaysia’s Product Development & Commercialisation Fund Closing Soon

02/10/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

MSC Malaysia announced that the registration deadline for it latest incentive, the Product Development & Commercialisation Fund (PCF) is approaching soon on the 8th October 2015 and the submission deadline is on 16th October 2015.

eRezeki Attracts More Than 10,000 Applicants Within a Week

10/08/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

eRezeki, an initiative by the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) Sdn Bhd to connect and empower low-income households received an overwhelming responses within the first week.

Prime Minister Joins Thousands at Media Prima Raya Open House

05/08/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

The Prime Minister, Dato' Sri Mohammad Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak joins 3000 attendees at Media Prima Hari Raya Open House.

WebTVAsia Signed Long Term Partnership with Dailymotion

17/07/2015
Amzar Anizam

Asia’s biggest Multi Channel Network (MCN) and Digital Studio, WebTVAsia has signed a multi year partnership with Dailymotion to roll out 100-channel for the Asian market.

GOASEAN Launches Mobile App and Online Travel Booking System

16/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

The world’s first ASEAN travel initiative, GOASEAN has elevated itself by launching a mobile application and an online booking system ‘LetsGoNow’ at the ‘GOASEAN Upfronts 2016’ held at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on 13th November 2015.

Malaysia’s ‘Neon Runner’ Won Golden Rice Bowl Award for Startup of the Year

23/11/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

The Golden Rice Bowl Award for Startup of the Year was awarded to NeonRunner, a startup from Malaysia which offers last mile on-demand services for the masses at an affordable price.

6th Short Shorts Inspires Budding Filmmakers

29/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

Malaysian film production studio, 42nd Pictures hosted the 6th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFFA) on 28th November 2015, to educate and inspire local budding filmmakers through the screening of award-winning international short films, at the FINAS Content Malaysia...

Malaysia's Teeb TV Grabs Apple Seed's Funding

02/12/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

A Singapore-based startup accelerator, Apple Seed has committed to lead seed investment of S$0.5 million into Malaysian Internet TV platform, Teeb TV.

FINAS Successfully Hosts and Facilitates the Growth of ASEAN Film Industry at FLY2015

01/12/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

FINAS has successfully hosted and facilitated the growth of ASEAN film industry by co-hosting the 4th FLY 2015 together with the Busan Film Commission (BFC) and Asian Film Commissions Network (AFCNet), in Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios, Johor.

GoASEAN Presents Trail Blazing Travel Show at ATF 2015

03/12/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

GoASEAN, the world’s first ASEAN-centric multi-platform travel channel, presented its new range of Malaysian-produced and original concept travel programmes that promote leisure destinations in SEA at ATF 2015.

iFlix Acquired Exclusive Right to Broadcast Aquarius

18/12/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

iFlix, leading South East Asia inernet TV provider offering unlimited access to various entertainment shows proudly announced that it has acquired the exclusive right in Malaysia, Phillippines, and Thailand to broadcast the crime themed popular drama from ITV Studios Global...

MDEC Leads Eminent Malaysian Studios to HK Licensing Show 2016

13/01/2016
Amzar Anizam

The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has successfully led 10 Malaysian animation studios to the Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2016 from 11th to 13th January 2016.

Comic Fiesta 2015 Features Japanese Rock Band 'Flow'

29/12/2015
Amzar Anizam

Comic Fiesta, Malaysia’s premier animation, comics and games event returned on the 19th to 20th December 2015, at the Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre. The highlights for this year include famous cosplayers; Xizhen, Shimo, Reika, Jin; and Japanese rock...

Kurechii’s ‘Tiny Guardians’ to Debut on Steam

08/12/2015
Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s indie game studio, Kurechii’s latest game ‘Tiny Guardians’ will be making its way to the desktop for the first time on Steam via Greenlight on 15th December 2015.

Malaysian Student Wins First Prize in Nikon International Photo Contest

02/12/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

Point College’s student, Ms. Chong Hui Thing made Malaysia proud by winning the First Prize in the Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015 (Open Category-Animation), and was congratulated by the Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia.

Kurechii Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Record New ‘King’s League’ OST

25/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s indie game studio, ‘Kurechii’ has launched a Kickstarter campaign to grant the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) an opportunity to record the soundtracks for the sequel to 'King’s League' - an award winning strategy game.

Mediafoundry and Kincirmas Launches ‘SuperSquad Juice’

18/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

Taking a page from numerous successful animation licensing in Malaysia, Mediafoundry Sdn Bhd and Kincirmas Sdn Bhd launched a range of fruit flavoured drinks for children with the characters from the hit animated TV series, ‘SuperSquad.’

Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Officiates ABC Licensing 2015

18/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance officiated the ASEAN Brand Creative (ABC) Licensing 2015 today as part of 1 ASEAN Entrepreneurships Summit 2015 (1AES) at the Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC).

ABC Licensing 2015 Schedule

18/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

Check out the highlights and full schedule of the ASEAN Brand Creative (ABC) Licensing 2015 that will kick off today at the 1 ASEAN Entrepreneurship Summit (1AES) 2015.

Osman Ali’s First Musical Film ‘Sinaran: The Movie’ Assembles Stars from 3 Countries

17/11/2015
Amzar Anizam

Osman Ali’s first musical film, ‘Sinaran: The Movie’ premieres at GSC, Pavilion on 16th November 2015 with the main actors and actresses from Malaysia (Lisa Surihani, Izara Aishah), Indonesia (Evan Sanders) and Singapore (Nadiah M. Din, Syarif Sleeq), with exclusive...

MIPCOM Day 3 & 4

08/10/2015
Amzar Anizam

Photos of MIPCOM Day 3 & 4.

CCIG Signs MoU with Seniman to Raise Local Artists’ Standards

29/09/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

The Creative Content Industry Guild (CCIG) and Persatuan Seniman Malaysia (SENIMAN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today.

Lelaki Harapan Dunia Aspires to Win the Oscar

25/09/2015
Amzar Anizam

‘Lelaki Harapan Dunia’ (Men Who Save the World) was chosen as Malaysia's official submission for the Best Foreign-Language Film Category in the 88th Academy Awards next year.

FINAS Appoints Dato’ Mohd Khusairi as the New Chairman

22/09/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

Dato’ Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib has been officially appointed as the new Chairman of The National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia (FINAS). The appointment ceremony was held at the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) on 21st September 2015 and was...

AJTF 2015 Day 2 Focuses on Export Ready Contents

10/09/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

Day two of the ASEAN-Japan Television Festival 2015 (AJTF) highlighted two core genres that has been the main focus of co-production among ASEAN countries and Japan namely ‘Animation: Icon & Sustainability’ and ‘Drama Content to Cross Borders.’

Animation Takes Center Stage

13/08/2015
Anuar Mat Saat

An insight into the Malaysian animation Iindustry by Yoki Chin, President of Post Production, Animation & Creative Content Association Malaysia (POSTAM).

FINAS Hosts the First Ultra Slow-Motion Workshop

04/08/2015
Ibnu Mohamed

FINAS hosted the first “Phantom Flex4K Ultra Slow-Motion” workshop, which was proudly organised by T-Eight, Reelisations, AV8 Media, Malaysia Society of Cinematographers (MySC), Association of Professional Film Workers of Malaysia (PROFIMA), and Editors Club Malaysia.