We all love movies. But why do we rarely watch Malaysian films? What are the obstacles the Malaysian film industry is facing? Is it censorship, lack of talent, or are the films just not up to par?
Our correspondent Umapagan Ampikaipakan speaks to a myriad of individuals involved in the industry to find out. He speaks to Director General of FINAS, Raja Rozaime, Dato’ Mohd Mahyidin Mustakim CEO of Creative Content Association Malaysia, Tengku Iesta Tengku Alaudin, the General Manager of Grand Brilliance, Bernard Chauly of Red Films and the director of Istanbul Aku Datang, Greg Coote Chairman and CEO of Dune Entertainment, and Leon Tan, the co-founder and CEO of Tripod Entertainment.
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