Finas to focus more on scriptwriting, marketing to boost local film industry, says Fahmi

Published on 20 Dec 2023 8:22:32 PM

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) has been urged to prioritise four aspects, namely scriptwriting, the pitching processes, marketing and distribution to ensure local films are of quality and for the advance of the country's film sector.

Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil said in his speech when attending the ‘Program Spotlight: Apresiasi Sinema Malaysia Tahun 2023’ event on Tuesday (Dec 20) that amendments to the Finas Act 244 and the National Film Policy (DFN) are currently being updated and strengthened with the mission of making the national film industry competitive and globally recognised.