Friday, February 3, 2012
Malaysia, Singapore set out cooperative agenda for film industry cooperation
South East Asian neighbours Malaysia and Singapore seem headed for an era of wide-ranging film industry co-operation. This could lead to the presentation of a formal bi-lateral co-production treaty between the two countries by the end of 2012. In the short and medium term the moves are being driven by the impact of the Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios, which are now under construction within half an hour travel time from Singapore, and the prospect of Malaysian financial incentives being put in place to stimulate usage of the new studios. For full article, read here.