Awards and Recognition

FINAS to Boost Malaysia’s Film Production to New Heights

FINAS is a film corporation that directly drives the development of Malaysia’s film industry without overlapping functions and infrastructure. It is a statutory body established in 1981 under the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia Act 1841 (Act 244 – 1981 amendment). The merger of FINAS with the National Film of Malaysia (FNM) came into effect on January 1, 2013.

“I am deeply grateful and delighted to be one of the winners of the IDEA Award 2023. I would like to express my gratitude to the organizers, Muslim Insiders, for this recognition,” said YBhg. Dato’ Kamil Othman, Chairman of FINAS, who won the award under the category of Most Distinguished Leader.

Ybhg. Dato’ Kamil Othman received the award presented by Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan, Deputy Minister of Works, alongside Professor (Adj) UTHM Hj Adam Richman, Head Committee of IDEA Award 2023

“One must possess a high level of competitiveness. An entrepreneur must also have the spirit to pursue every endeavor. This is crucial to achieving the desired success and becoming an outstanding entrepreneur recognized nationally,” he said to fellow entrepreneurs.

FINAS aims to enhance the standard and function of the film industry through various new approaches, ideas, or concepts in line with current trends. “We also aim to assist in advancing film production both domestically and internationally. Furthermore, we seek to regulate and oversee the production, distribution, and exhibition of films in Malaysia, as well as by providing provisions for licensing.”

Moreover, FINAS also aims to import and export local films to the international stage, producing higher quality films that adhere to new standards and trends.

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