How Malaysia and Singapore’s film industries, spotlighted by mainland China’s Golden Horse Awards boycott, are getting a boost

//How Malaysia and Singapore’s film industries, spotlighted by mainland China’s Golden Horse Awards boycott, are getting a boost

How Malaysia and Singapore’s film industries, spotlighted by mainland China’s Golden Horse Awards boycott, are getting a boost

When the Malaysian computer-animated children’s adventure Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kris was released in April last year, it beat Disney’s Incredibles 2 to become the Southeast Asian country’s highest grossing animation of all time.A year earlier the country’s box office for domestic films broke the 100 million ringgit (US$24.5 million) barrier for the first time, with 55 local productions generating 170 million ringgit in ticket sales. That was an impressive three-fold increase over 2017,…

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