Creative Content

Celcom’s Escape brings BPL to multiple screens, including mobile
Escape Axiata Sdn Bhd, a fully owned subsidiary of Celcom Axiata Berhad, has signed a Barclays Premier League (BPL) broadcast sponsorship partnership with Astro SuperSport and Fox Sports that it said would bring to Malaysian fans an integrated football experience packaged to suit a digital mobile lifestyle.
New LA-KL filmmaking venture seeks to boost local ecosystem
Malaysian film producer Leon Tan and veteran Hollywood producer and financier Greg Coote have formed a joint venture which the duo believe will fill in the missing pieces and instil the discipline that are needed to make the country a regional movie-making hub.
Creative multimedia talents get RM1mil worth of MDeC grants
MDeC has disbursed nearly RM1 million (US$314,000) worth of grants to the winners of the MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) 2013, while 15th Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) Digicon6 (Digital Contents Animation & Movie awards) Malaysian leg winners got cash prizes.
Creative media play: PopDigital acquires Tongue in Chic
PopDigital Sdn Bhd has announced the acquisition of Tongue in Chic Sdn Bhd; the two companies will come together to form an independent digital media network called the Popfolio Network.
3editions aims to make original art affordable
New online gallery seeks to bridge gap between artists and consumers Currently seeking partners and collaborators for expansion mission
Rhythm & Hues Malaysia to fly solo under new identity
The Malaysian unit of visual effects studio Rhythm & Hues (R&H) now stands alone, following the company’s acquisition in the United States by competitor Prana Studios Inc via affiliate 34x118 Holdings Inc.
All good at Rhythm & Hues Cyberjaya … for now
The Malaysian artists who worked on the award-winning Life of Pi are now caught up in the warped economic reality of the movie industry where VFX studios have become caught in a spiral downwards as US studios compete with foreign ones on price.
Week in Review: A shift is happening
Success of companies in creative content, IT and E&E sectors creating positive buzz Parents are slowly coming around to accepting and encouraging their children into these careers
Retelling the Malaysian story: From talent to creativity and technology
Alexander Fernandez has been building his videogame company from KL since 2010 and says Malaysia has a lot of positives in its creative multimedia space.
Wanted: Malaysian-made creative content with universal appeal
Malaysian-made animated content is on par with international standards but a more global approach to story-telling is needed, says Toon Goggles’ creative director Brendan Pollitz, who was at the inaugural Asian Animation Summit in Kuala Lumpur
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