SeeFood Proves Delicious in Cannes
During 11 – 20 May, 2011, FINAS, in association with MATRADE and facilitated by GCMA is making its presence felt at the Malaysian Pavilion at Marche du Film 2011 @ Cannes Film Festival at Stand G15c (Riviera Hall), while Golden Network Asia is promoting “SeeFood” at Stand E19 (Riviera Hall).
The screening for “SeeFood” at the Cannes Film Festival held on 16 May 5:30pm @ Lerins 1 was fully booked.
About National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia (FINAS)
National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia (FINAS) was formed in the year 1981 through Malaysian Film Corporation Development Act, 1981 (Act 244). FINAS started to operate from the address of No. 7 Jalan Ampang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur exactly on November 1, 1981 under the Ministry of Trade and Industry Malaysia. Later, on October 16, 1986, FINAS was placed under the Ministry of Information. FINAS then changed its address to No. 198 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur before shifting to Merdeka Studio Complex, Hulu Kelang, on December 19, 1988. Starting March 27, 2004, it was re-assigned under the Ministry of Cultural, Arts and Heritage and now FINAS is under the Ministry of Information, Communication and Cultural.
The main objective of National Development FINAS is to promote, develop and facilitate film productions in Malaysia. Our vision is to uphold the National Cultural Heritage through films. Our mission is to develop the local film industry into the international standard. For filming, FINAS is the best source of information for permits, locations and a one stop centre for all your local requirements to ensure a smooth and successful shooting experience in Malaysia.
For more information, please go to www.finas.gov.my
About Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) is Malaysia’s National trade promotion agency. Established in March 1993, MATRADE’s primary role is to assist Malaysian exporters to develop and expand their export markets. Assisted by a network of 40 overseas offices located in Major commercial cities around the world, MATRADE provides a wide range of services and assistance to both Malaysian exporters and foreign importers who are sourcing for trade related information.
For more information, please go to www.matrade.gov.my
About Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is a unique high powered government-owned corporation, established to facilitate the development and promotion of MSC Malaysia, the premier Malaysian ICT initiative. MDeC is tasked to advise the Malaysian Government on ICT legislation and policies, develop MSC Malaysia as a key growth driver of the economy and set breakthrough standards for ICT and multimedia operations. MDeC also promotes MSC Malaysia locally and globally, as well as supports companies which are located within the MSC Malaysia designated areas. MDeC works closely with various parties and government agencies to ensure that MSC Malaysia offers a conducive enabling environment for companies to harness the full potential of ICT and multimedia technologies.
For more information, please go to www.mscmalaysia.my
About Global Creative & Media Agency (GCMA)
Global Creative and Media Agency (GCMA) has been established to catalyze and accelerate the growth of Malaysia’s modern entertainment & media industry in the hopes of bringing all the industry blocks in a unified effort between the Government & private sectors. Its main objective is to develop the entertainment & media industry and create strategic market access promotional campaigns that will maximize the economic growth, bridge convergence of media technologies, and promote Malaysia’s contents & services in the area of TV/film, animation, games, mobile, new media, etc.
Today GCMA plays a critical role to facilitate market development, PR & media, foreign Government relations and industry development. Within Malaysia, GCMA has the largest & most up-to-date network of industry professionals in the private, public and academic sectors combine to bring you the very best contents and services.