Kuala Lumpur, 2 April 2015 – The launch of Content Malaysia Pitching Centre was officiated by YB Dato ‘Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) at Platinum Sentral, Kuala Lumpur. The launching ceremony was attended by the YBhg. Dato’ Jailani Johari, Deputy Minister KKMM, YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. SharifahZarah Syed Ahmad, Chief Secretary KKMM, Ybhg. Dato Mohid Mohamed, Deputy Secretary General (Foundation) KKMM, Ybhg. Datuk Che Azemi Haron, Deputy Secretary General (Operations) KKMM, Ybhg. Dato’ Kamil Othman, Director General of the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS), Ybhg. Dato’ Haji Abu Bakar Ab. Rahim, Director General of the Department of Broadcasting Malaysia (RTM), YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr Halim Shafie, Chairman of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (SKMM), and Ybrs. Hasnul Hadi Samsudin, Creative Director and Multimedia, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC). Also present were the representative of the filming association and industry enthusiast.

Among the objectives of the Content Malaysia Pitching Centre is to be able to develop creative content industry globally and to produce more talented new employees, especially screenwriters and producers of global class, particularly young people and can be a major catalyst in giving opinions and new ideas in line with the current time. Content Malaysia Pitching Centre functions as a center that can stimulate and sprout new ideas for the creative content, from a 3 minutes YouTube video duration to feature film production; includes TV content, films, documentaries, music, animation, games and mobile applications. In addition, a competition to design the official logo for the Content Malaysia Pitching Centre has started and the information is available on the FINAS website; www.finas.gov.my.

Teks : Iyda Jame
Foto : Shahriman Jimin
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