KL CONVERGE came to a close yesterday after three days of showcasing digital lifestyle. Visitors were treated to interactive sessions and dialogues, master classes and workshops with live demonstrations and displays of applications, games, films and TV shows.
Participants of the Brunei Pavilion paid a visit to Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios yesterday to share the studio’s experiences and to gain insight into the state-of-the-art technology. The studio, which makes TV drama series for Hollywood, gave the Brunei delegates a glimpse into Hollywood standards of filming.
Hj Yahkup bin Hj Menudin, Chief Executive of Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI) of Brunei Darussalam, participated in a panel discussion organised by The Economist to talk about “The Future of Broadband in Southeast Asia”. Other panelists included opinion leaders from the networks across Southeast Asia such as Dato’ Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi, Chairman of MCMC, Jacqueline Poh, Managing Director of IDA, Singapore and Undersecretary Louis Casambre from the Department of Science and Technology, Philippines.
The Brunei Darussalam Pavilion was coordinated by AITI to showcase Origin Films Sdn Bhd, Regal Blue Productions, Itsybytes Company, Ambuyart Animations and MegaBond Productions with trade visitors from the Brunei Economic Development Board, Kristal Media Sdn Bhd, Progressif Cellular Sdn Bhd, Institut Teknologi Brunei and Shazana’s Production House. Showcasing the local creative and digital media industry at this platform gave them the opportunity to make connections and build networks in the Asean region.