Pushing Malaysia’s Digital Creators to the New Heights

Shining the spotlight on creativity

Introduction

Malaysia’s rapidly maturing digital creative industry, which includes animations, movies, and video games, is proving to be a significant growth driver to the nation.

FOCUS AREA

National Impact

Malaysia’s digital content market has grown substantially over the years. Here are the end-of-the-year figures for 2018.

RM7.9B

In Revenue

CAGR 2013-2017: 6%

RM14.2B

In Export Sales

CAGR 2013-2017: 35%

11,590

Jobs Created

CAGR 2013-2017: 4%

Industry Size

As Malaysia’s digital content market continues to grow, the local digital creative content industry has also expanded in order to accommodate said growth.

100

ANIMATION COMPANIES

122

VFX COMPANIES

57

GAMES AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA COMPANIES

93

NEW MEDIA & PLATFORMS COMPANIES

HIGHLIGHTS

Kre8tif!

Kre8tif! is the definitive business networking platform for the digital content industry in Malaysia and across South East Asia.

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LEVEL UP KL

LEVEL UP KL is a conference and networking event for professionals and companies in the gaming industry.

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OUR INITIATIVES

Business

Rakyat

Partners

Kre8tif!

This is how we help develop Malaysia’s creative content industry

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LEVEL UP KL

Discover our initiative to push Malaysia as a hub for games development

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Creator Studio

Formerly known as Malaysia Animation Creative Content Centre (MAC3). Kre8tif! Inc. is a content accelerator for small and medium animation start-ups

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Development Programme (EDP)

EDP is a continuous development programme to minimise skill gaps in digital creative content industry covering the component of technical, business acumen and educator development

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Digital Content Creators Challenge | DC3

Learn how we provide aspiring creators that chance to turn their ideas into reality

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Digital Content Grant | DCG

Here’s how we help fund local creative content production companies

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Industry Catalogue

A centralised Malaysia creative companies catalogue to promote services & content creators and bridge them with buyers and distributors of digital content

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DCG Prisma

It is aimed at the local creative content players to produce new and exciting intellectual properties (IP) as well as aiding digital marketing initiatives and distribution of IP

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Digicon6

This competition welcomes participation from throughout Asia and regional contests are organised by regional partners

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Creative Content Streaming Programme 2022

The programme is aimed to train streamers and video content creators for the future while helping the group generate new revenue through social media platforms

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Creativity @ Schools

Here’s how we help fund local creative content production companies

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SEA Gamer Mall

SEAGM.com is a digital goods platform that retails gaming products and services to individuals and businesses while providing top-notch service and reasonable prices

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Offgamers

OffGamers is an established global brand with over 15 years of experience and has since been a prominent online game store and distribution platform for gamers, game developers, and publishers

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My Future Jobs

MYFutureJobs is the Malaysian National Employment portal for all job seekers and employers. MYFutureJobs uses AI-technology and validated matching algorithm to provide the most accurate job match based on skills and competencies of jobseekers

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JAKM

A community event inititated by JAPEN. Keluarga Malaysia depicts inclusivity. It transcends religion, race, and ethnicity. In a multiracial, multireligious and multicultural country, the values of family bind us all together

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RIUH

RIUH is a monthly curated creative platform in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that aims to enhance the creative ecosystem by connecting creative entrepreneurs, creators and artists to the community RIUH is brought to you by Creative Cult Sdn. Bhd, a subsidiary of MyCreative Ventures Sdn. Bhd.

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Malaysia Game Store

Games and Gamers, a platform representing Malaysian gaming content with strong and reliable commercialisation services to increase the visibility of local indie games

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Vuulr

A B2B digital Film and TV marketplace where content is showcased instantly to a trusted global community of buyers, reaching new audiences and new markets 24/7

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nine66

Nine66, a Savvy Games Group company, has been formed with a mission to drive the long-term growth and development of the games industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the MENA region, and worldwide

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Digital Content Start Up

An online incubation programme that assists animations, games and digital creative content development studios to equip studio leaders or key individual to grow in this competitive industry.

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PUBLICATIONS

SOUTHEAST ASIA GAME INDUSTRY INITIATIVE REPORT 2015

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SOUTHEAST ASIA GAME INDUSTRY INITIATIVE REPORT 2016

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SOUTHEAST ASIA ANIMATION REPORT: THE REGIONAL DIGITAL CONTENT LANDSCAPE 2018

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SOUTHEAST ASIA GAME INDUSTRY REPORT 2021

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SOUTH EAST ASIA DIGITAL CONTENT INDUSTRY REPORT 2022

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If you do have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to reach us.

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