Creative Multimedia

MDeC bullish on attracting investments in 2015
Malaysia’s national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is bullish on the technology sector’s investment climate for this year, saying that foreign and domestic companies continue to show interest in setting up or expanding their presence in the country.
Wake up: Content industry needs a reboot
Traditional TV broadcaster business models are no longer sustainable in the broadband and smart device age, and content developers need to make the transition or be left on the wayside too, writes Nick Collins.
MDeC’s Kamil Othman helms Finas, industry hopes raised
Finas’ appointment of ex-MDeC VP Kamil Othman as its Director General has raised hopes for the creative content sector, writes Karamjit Singh.
Creative multimedia: Private sector urged to step up
The private sector needs to play a bigger role in growing the country’s creative multimedia industry, urged Malaysia’s national ICT custodian, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).
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.
Singapore companies in pact to take on Asean mobile games market
Singapore's IAHGames Pte Ltd is teaming up with fellow homegrown mobile game developer Daylight Studios to introduce two new smartphone games in Singapore and other key South-East Asian markets.
Yahoo takes on the big guns with its own ‘shorties’
Yahoo! Malaysia is seemingly taking on big guns like YouTube and luxury car-maker BMW by launching its own awards competition for short movies, in partnership with Malaysia Airlines (MAS), as well as TGV Cinemas and KRU Studios.
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.
Two Cosmopoint institutions sign up for Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Inc has announced that Cosmopoint Sdn Bhd has signed a campus-wide Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA) for Adobe Creative Cloud for two of its education institutes – Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) and Cosmopoint College of Technology.
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.
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