Progresif Sdn Bhd celebrates the two-year anniversary of Progresif Media, their local content streaming platform. On October 15, in commemoration of the anniversary, Progresif Media released Thiya’s Case 1, its third Progresif Media Original.
Since its inception, Progresif has supported three consecutive production houses under the banner of Progresif Media Original.
The first Progresif Media Original, a three part series called Serpihan Masa Lalu premiered in 2020, followed by a six-episode series called Kitani in 2021.
Produced by Marhain Entertainment in collaboration with Progresif Media, short film, Thiya’s Case I, features a powerful message highlighting a subject matter prevalent in the world today. The short film is set within the existing universe as the “Intiqam-verse”, which follows a young female journalist’s investigation Thiya into the truth behind the death of her own younger sister.
Akmal Marhain, the writer and director, who was inspired by the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) created his own cinematic world called the Intiqam-verse.
Akmal’s relatively new content creation journey led him to producing Intiqam, his first feature film.
Following Intiqam’s success, director Akmal embarked on a project to expand the world of Intiqam through the making of short films, Zidan in 2022 and then Thiya’s Case I a few months later.
“We are excited to see the development of the creative industry in Brunei. We believe in empowering Brunei’s youth through technology, innovation, and creative freedom,” said Progresif CEO Hajah Nurul Haniah binti Haji Mohd Jaafar.