In Part 3 of his interview with MDeC CEO Badlisham Ghazali, DNA’s Karamjit Singh asks if there have been too many reorganisations and if the goal of hitting three companies with US$500mil revenue a year is gone.
Sound designer Axle Kith Cheeng became the first Malaysian to win a major Hollywood award when she received the Verna Fields Award for Best Sound Editing by a student film-maker for her work on Head Over Heels, which is also up for on Oscar. She talks to DNA about sound design and her movie career.
Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the Adobe Creative Cloud, which it said would give Malaysian creative companies a new way of accessing the company’s tools and services.
The third of the monthly DNA-TeAM Disrupt series of sharing and networking events, on Nov 20, is on digital content. Specifically, our panelists are going to share their thoughts on the topic "Creative Content: Does Malaysia have talent? Is that talent enough to create success stories?” The panelists include Leon Tan of 'War of The Worlds: Goliath' fame and Chun Chong Leong, who has worked with Electronic Arts in Los Angeles and Shanghai, and headed Disney Interactive’s studio in Shanghai.
Maxis has partnerships with 14 content providers for its soon-to-be launched IPTV service. Through the strategic collaborations, the integrated communications company hopes to deliver diverse on-demand movies and series, Free-to-Air (FTA) channels, as well as interactive applications.
The Malaysian Government has pumped in money into the creative content industry in the hopes that it will become a growth industry, but something unhealthy happened: The same people were applying over and over again.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), in collaboration with ABC Australia, will be hosting the inaugural Asian Animation Summit (AAS) to promote the co-production and co-financing of animation for children’s television and film within Asia.