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Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission

Tower 1, Jalan Impact Cyber 6, 63000 Cyberjaya Selangor Darul Ehsan

Kuala Lumpur, 63000

Malaysia

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Co-hosted with Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and supported by Wildsnapper TV, FINAS and KRU Academy.

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Event Program:

0900 - 1000: Registration

1000 - 1030: Welcome and Keynote Remarks

Emcee: Sheahnee Iman Lee

  • Dato’ Hans Isaac – Chairman, FINAS
  • Nur Sulyna Abdullah – Chief Transformation Officer, MCMC
  • Stephen Jenner – VP, Communications, Asia Pacific, Motion Picture Association

1030 - 1130: Session 1 - Identifying the current commercial online video market, available services, and future trends.

The VOD landscape has evolved rapidly in recent years. The market involves a growing number of local, regional and international services. Expectations are running high on the proposed launch of Disney+, HBO Max and the yet-to-be named service from NBCUniversal. How are VOD services distinguishing their offer from their competitors? What works and what doesn’t? What are the trends worthy of note? How will the industry keep the customer satisfied?

Moderator: Rizal Zulkapli – Anchor, Producer and AVP New Markets, Astro AWANI

Panel:

  • Dinesh Ratnam – Malaysia Country Manager, iflix
  • Johan Ishak – CEO, Television Networks, Media Prima
  • Juliana Low – Head of Content & Programming, Viu
  • Young Ming – SVP, iQiyi

1130 - 1230: Lunch

1230 - 1400: Session 2 - The filmmaker’s view, case studies and future opportunities for the production sector.

How well has the production community adapted to doing business with the VOD industry? We hear from local and international filmmakers on their experiences creating content for VOD players, how they develop successful relationships and we go behind the scenes on projects made for online distribution.

Moderator: Anna Har – Filmmaker & Co-Founder, Freedom Film Network

Panel:

  • Iman Corrine Adrienne – Actress, TV Host & Producer
  • Jessica Kam – Senior VP, Original Productions, HBO Asia
  • Mark Francis – Global Head of Original Programming, iflix
  • Matt Vitins – COO, Matchbox Pictures (Australia)
  • Zainir Aminhullah – CEO, Ideate Media

1400 - 1500: Session 3 - Opportunities and challenges for growing the online video ecosystem / Blueprint for the future.

How can stakeholders work together to stimulate a vibrant online video ecosystem? How is the curated streaming video sector stimulating jobs and contributing to the digital economy? What can be learned from global best practice? Does piracy present the biggest challenge to the legitimate VOD ecosystem? What are the consequences of incentivizing VOD sectors, rather than imposing artificial barriers?

Moderator: Sam Shafie – CEO and Co-Founder, pitchIN

Panel:

  • Laila Saat – Vice President Regulatory, Intellectual Property Protection & Industry Affairs, Astro
  • Lam Swee Kim – Chief Marketing Officer, dimsum
  • Norman Abdul Halim – Executive President & Group CEO, KRU Studios
  • Nur Sulyna Abdullah – Chief Transformation Officer, MCMC

Additional Information:

  • Admission is free
  • Parking is cashless and it’s Touch N Go only

Touch N Go reload options near MCMC:

  • KK Mart (P1-10)
  • myNews (P1-23)
  • 7 - Eleven (P1-27)
  • Guardian Pharmacy (P1-29)
  • 99 Speedmart (P1-32&33)

Visit http://mpafasttrack.org/malaysia/ for more information.

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Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission

Tower 1, Jalan Impact Cyber 6, 63000 Cyberjaya Selangor Darul Ehsan

Kuala Lumpur, 63000

Malaysia

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