Archive for category Malaysia

Filmmaking minus subsidy mentality

by daljit dhesi Former Finas DG: Market forces should dictate for industry to thrive IN Malaysia today there are more “grant entrepreneurs” than there are filmmakers. This statement may puzzle some or may leave others with a sigh of disapproval. But coming from an industry veteran, it should carry weight. Shedding light on his statement, […]

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Malaysian film industry forging its way

Audrey Wilson The CIFF’s Spotlight on Malaysian Cinema program is set to give Phnom Penh audiences a taste of one of Southeast Asia’s lesser-known filmmaking scenes, which — like Cambodia’s — is still forging its own distinct identity. From its earliest beginnings, Malaysian cinema has grappled with both the soft-power influence of larger countries and […]

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Beijing Film Academy to help Malaysia develop film industry

BY THO XIN YI BEIJING: MCA Youth has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Beijing Film Academy in a move to push for the development of the film industry in Malaysia. Its chief Chong Sin Woon said the MoU would pave the way for possible collaboration with the academy in the next three years. “We […]

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