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Malaysia clinches deals worth $70m at Mipcom

Tuesday 18 Oct 2011
Malaysia has stitched 16 deals worth $70 million at the recently concluded Mipcom content market in Cannes, reports. 

The deals with foreign partners included India, India, the US, Singapore, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, China, Korea and Lebanon.

Malaysia clinches deals worth $70m at Mipcom

Sirius Pictures of Malaysia and Heart Command Films of India agreed to co-produce a slate of films and documentaries for television and new media platforms.

Sesame Workshop appointed Vision Plus Entertainment of Malaysia to distribute and co-produce localised content for the programme catalogue of Sesame Street in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, comprising Play with Me Sesame, Elmo’s World, Abby’s Flying Fairy School and Jalan Sesama.

Animasia Studio of Malaysia signed a production servicing contract with Strika Entertainment to continue the third season of the soccer series ‘Supa Strikas’ which airs in over 70 countries worldwide.

Backbone Entertainment of Malaysia, Neonpumkin of Korea and Millimages of UK will co-produce a 3D animated TV series ‘Call for ChiChi’.

Malaysia’s official contingent to Mipcom more than doubled since last year from 30 creative content companies to 75 this year.

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia joined forces with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and Multimedia Development Corporation, in association with the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation, to reshape and enhance the local film and digital content industry by exposing multiple content properties to the global marketplace.