Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) launched the Malaysia Animation Film Festival today, aimed at showcasing local animated films.
As part of the Malaysia Animation Film Festival, select GSC outlets will be screening a host of local content from October 5th to October 23rd, with tickets set at RM15 per ticket.
Here’s a list of films you’ll be able to catch as part of the film festival:
- Pillar of Strength by Aie Ibrahim
- Walinong Sari by Eugene Foo
- Kuihpocalypse by Han F
- The Muralz by Jeremy Lee
- The One That Got Away by Jared Lee
- Footprints In The Forest by Juhaidah Joemin and Sandra Khoo
- Framed Memories by Mclelun Lee
Additionally, here’s the list of participating GSC outlets:
- Mid Valley
- 1 Utama
- LaLaport Bukit Bintang City Centre
- IOI City Mall
- Gurney Plaza
- Paradigm JB
- Suria KK
The launch event was attended by MDEC CEO Tan Sri Mahadhir Aziz, who said this was part of the government’s commitment to showcasing local talent.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with GSC on the MAFF, a testament to MDEC’s commitment to nurturing and elevating Malaysia’s animation industry”, he said.
“This partnership reflects our dedication to fostering talent, technological innovation, and forging international connections, all of which have been instrumental in propelling Malaysia’s animation sector to greater heights. Aligned with the Malaysia Digital (MD) national strategic initiative and PEMANGKIN programmes, MDEC remains steadfast in cultivating long-lasting relationships with industry players to achieve digital transformation. Together, we are proud to showcase the immense creative potential of our nation’s animators to the world”, he adds.
“The debut of the Malaysia Animation Film Festival in collaboration with MDEC reiterates our commitment in supporting the growth of the local entertainment industry and the uptake of locally-relevant digital content amongst creative talents. Aiming to hone future leaders of the entertainment industry, GSC equips aspiring film-makers and content creators with the right platforms nurture their potential to the fullest and reach their dreams,” said Ms. Koh Mei Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Golden Screen Cinemas.
The event is done via MDEC’s Kre8tif platform, which also hosted various talks during Level Up KL.