PIMS partners with mm2 and Rhizophora Ventures
MALAYSIA: mm2 Entertainment has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios (PIMS) and Rhizophora Ventures. The agreement will see all three parties collaborate to produce content, while also promoting PIMS. The MOU calls for a strategic partnership and co-investment from mm2 Asia and Rhizophora Ventures to produce up to 12 films and five dramas within the next three years at PIMS.
‘We are very excited about this tripartite which will provide excellent opportunities for our creative talents in the region to produce top-notch content,’ said Chang Long Jong, CEO of mm2 Entertainment’s parent company, mm2 Asia. ‘As the strategic collaboration partner of Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios, our producers and directors have ready and convenient access to their world class facilities. Along with the valuable support and funding of Rhizophora Ventures, the Iskandar region will be abuzz with our production activities. This will in turn attract more international industry partners there.’
PIMS is a fully equipped production facility offering 9,290m2 of films stages, 2,230m2 of HD television studios with the capacity to seat and audience of more than 1,000, as well as 3,437m2 of workshop space, dressing rooms, hair and make-up facilities and production offices. Its recent credits include Asia’s Got Talent and the Netflix series Marco Polo.
‘This collaboration marks another milestone in PIMS, reaffirming its reputation as a production hub for the region, providing industry leaders with a state-of-the-art facility with unique on-the-ground resources and competitive production costs,’ stated Rahman, CEO of PIMS.