The Digital Content Creators Challenge (DC3) formerly known as IntellectualProperty Creators Challenge (IPCC).

What is DC3?

Is a platform for local talents to hone their creativity and accelerate the development of the digital creative content.

It is a competition-based program designed to assist content creators to develop and produce world standard digital content as well as increasing the creation of Intellectual Property.

The winners selected from this competition will receive a prize money to develop their proposed digital creative content with the support of industry experts through a mentorship programme.

Aimed to be one of the catalysts for local talents to penetrate local and global market.

Project Categories

Digital Comic

Up to 6 months project duration

Get up tp RM25,000 grand amount after final deliverables submission of completed Digital Comic/Comic Anthology (min of 50 colored pages or min of 128 colored digital comic strips/webcomics).


Up to 8 months project duration

Get up tp RM100,000 grand amount after final deliverables submission of completed Animated Short Film, Pilot Episode or Sizzle Trailer.

Digital Games

Up to 10 months project duration

Get up tp RM100,000 grand amount after final deliverables submission of completed comercial-ready Digital Games.

DC3 Process Flow

Call For Subsimission

All applications must be submitted online through MDEC website at no later than the respective date

Pre Screening

Upon closing of the submission, a due diligence will be conducted on the applications received

Pitching Session

Eligible applications will be invited for a pitching session to present their project ideas to the DC3 panel of judges. All successful and unsuccessful applications will be notified on the official result through email after the pitching session.

Mentoring Session

The winners are given six (6) to eight (10) months depending on the category to complete their selected project. Within that duration, the winner are to undergo a compulsory mentorship program with selected mentors. The winner(s) and mentors will meet up on monthly basis as per the schedule provided by MDEC.


The claim process will be based on the progress milestone claims, which is based on completed submission and achievements of the verified deliverables by mentors. The winners will be notified once the claim have been approved.

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Showcase your freshest digital content and be in the running for go to market support from MDEC

Past Projects Highlight

Eligibility Criteria



Limited Liability Partnerships

  • Incorporated in Malaysia for at least One (1) year and not more than Five (5) years under the Companies Act 1965 or Companies Act 2016

  • Active and a minimum of 51% equity held by Malaysian(s) as per shareholding structure in the SSM;

  • Not the subject of liquidation/winding up/bankruptcy order;and

  • Not a winner under any of the categories of Digital Content Creators Challenge in the preceding year; cooling period is two (2) years to re-apply for IPCC.

  • Has no going concern issue and/or not dormant


Call for Submission




Pitching Session




Project Commencement


Mentoring Session

Sept 2022 - June 2022

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