Dato' Kamil Ends Service as FINAS' Director General

Published by Mila Ismail @ 10/11/2016

Photo credit: FINAS official Facebook page.

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (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 creative industry players on the status of his terms as the Director General.

Dato' Kamil Othman ended his terms as the Director General after two years of services. Throughout his leadership, the film lover has managed to lay down the basis needed to transform the creative industry towards becoming a vital economic source for the nation and gained much love, respect and support from the local industry players.

“Alhamdulillah, the seeds have been sown. May all plans, strategies, investments, visions, mechanisms and aspirations made throughout my two years as FINAS' Director General will keep growing towards success," said Dato' Kamil Othman.

The former Director General also said that he remains optimistic on the investments and strategies manifested by the Prime Minister for the creative industry. “I am ready to contribute and share my knowledge and experiences about the industry locally and globally and will absolutely continue loving the creative and film industry till the end," he further commented.

The corporation has yet to announce the successor who will take the helm in driving FINAS towards its vision for creative economic transformation and development. 

Photo credit: FINAS official Facebook page.