by Danial Siah
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From the left: YBrs Prof Dr MD Nasir Ibrahim,  Jack Yeoh

On the 25th of November 2021, Malaysia first online cinema, Film Wallet Premium Video-On-Demand or Film Wallet PVOD had just officially launched alongside with the grace of the FINAS new Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Dr. Md Nasir Ibrahim.

Rather than just an innovative over-the-top (OTT) media service platform, Film Wallet PVOD also join forces with local and international producers and distributors on film production together with providing exclusive international content.

From the left: Giselle Chia, Diana Danielle, Tong Bing Yu

In order to reach a larger audience, Film Wallet PVOD has also announced that they will be launching their platform to two countries in southeast Asia in February 2022.

As a 100 percent Malaysian company, Film Wallet PVOD offers hundreds of on-demand contents from all across the globe and movie can be obtained for as low as RM1.90 and be able to re-watch its multiple times within the given time period.

Jack Yeoh, Founder and CEO of Film Wallet PVOD

Jack Yeoh, Founder and CEO of Film Wallet PVOD, said “Film Wallet PVOD is not just a solution for users to access their favorite movies at their convenience without having to pay a monthly subscription, but also an initiative to boost the film industry in Malaysia. We are determined to contribute significantly to the growth of the local film industry by exposing and distributing their content internationally beginning with the launch of Film Wallet PVOD in two southeast Asian Countries next year, and more to come.”

From the left: Aaron Koh, Ayez Shaukat, Woo Ming Jin, Ryon Lee, YBrs Prof Dr MD Nasir Ibrahim, Jack Yeoh, Dato’ Azmir Saifuddin Mutalib, CK Chiah

Film Wallet PVOD announced their involvement in the co-production of local movies such as Syaitan Nirrajim (directed by Ayez Shaukat), Where You Are (directed by Woo Ming Jin), and Isolasi (directed by Ryon Lee). While Celestial Tiger Entertainment from Hong Kong would be their international content collaboration as it allows users to access exclusive action/thriller movies from around the world under its ‘KIX’ brand.

Prof. Dr. Md Nasir Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS)

Prof. Dr. Md Nasir Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS), said, “The launch of Film Wallet PVOD will bring a positive effect to the film industry ecosystem as a new digital entertainment platform. What caught my attention was Film Wallet’s astounding capability to expand and launch their platform on an international level in a short period of time. Their vision to help export local films overseas is in line with FINAS’ program to promote local films internationally.”

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