31 July 2019, 9:00 – 15:00
Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission
Tower 1, Jalan Impact, Cyber 6, 63000 Cyberjaya Selangor Darul Ehsan
Kuala Lumpur, 63000
1000 – 1030 Welcome & Keynote Remarks
Emcee: Sheahnee Iman Lee – TV Personality
1030 – 1130 Session 1: Identifying the current commercial online video market, available services, and future trends.
The VOD landscape has evolved rapidly in recent years. The market involves a growing number of local, regional and international services. Expectations are running high on the proposed launch of Disney+, HBO Max and the yet-to-be named service from NBCUniversal. How are VOD services distinguishing their offer from their competitors? What works and what doesn’t? What are the trends worthy of note? How will the industry keep the customer satisfied?
Moderator: Rizal Zulkapli – Anchor, Producer& AVP New Markets, Astro Awani
1130 – 1230 Lunch
1230 – 1400 Session 2: The filmmaker’s view, case studies and future opportunities for the production sector.
How well has the production community adapted to doing business with the VOD industry? We hear from local and international filmmakers on their experiences creating content for VOD players, how they develop successful relationships and we go behind the scenes on projects made for online distribution.
Moderator: Anna Har – Filmmaker & Co-Founder, Freedom Film Network
1400 – 1500 Session 3: Opportunities and challenges for growing the online video ecosystem / Blueprint for the future.
How can stakeholders work together to stimulate a vibrant online video ecosystem? How is the curated streaming video sector stimulating jobs and contributing to the digital economy? What can be learned from global best practice? Does piracy present the biggest challenge to the legitimate VOD ecosystem? What are the consequences of incentivizing VOD sectors, rather than imposing artificial barriers?
Moderator: Sam Shafie – CEO & Co-Founder, pitchIN