Interested in creating innovative content? You are invited to participate in the MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge Series (MSC Malaysia IPCC), which is one of the hottest MSC Malaysia Creative Multimedia Content Initiative (M-CMCI) to help support the development of creative content and creative talents in Malaysia.
Win up to RM 1,000,000 in grants. This annual competition is one of the more ardently contested and anticipated event in the local content development market.
So what’s up for grabs? Well, in addition to the grants, winners will have unlimited access to MSC Malaysia Animation & Creative Content Centre (MaC3) facilities; and mentorship from some of the best and more talented individuals and organizations in the country.
More importantly, past winners have also seen their works receiving a high degree of interest – especially for commercialization purpose from leading television channels, magazines publishers and others from not just Malaysia but around the world!
What is it?
Organized by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), the annual event is one of the jewels among Malaysia’s “content – entreprenuership” (contentpreneurship) development programmes.
To date, it has seen several Malaysian content creators and organizations moving to the international content creation scene and has been “Creating Content for the World” in broadcast and animation through the grants, guidance and content matching that the MSC Malaysia IPCC provides participants.
This year, the IPCC competition continues to feature four exciting categories. The categories are Animation Competition; Computer Casual Games Competition; Digital Interactive Comic Competition and Mobile Games Competition.
Prizes for the categories include:
- Animation Competition
6 winners will receive RM 50,000 each for the development of a 3 minute short animation video
- Computer Casual Games Competition
Winners will receive RM 50,000 each to develop a commercial ready game
- Digital Interactive Comic Competition
10 winners will receive RM 20,000 each to develop up to 60 pages of illustrated and digital interactive comics
- Mobile Games Competition
5 winners will receive RM 50,000 each to develop completed mobile games
Mentors assigned for MSC Malaysia Animation Competition finalists are industry experts who will act as advisors during the development of ideas.
The closing date to submit entries for Animation Competition, Computer Casual Games Competition, Digital Interactive Comic Competition and Mobile Games Competition is July 1st, 2010.
For this year, all submissions must be made online at www.mscmalaysia.my/ipcc
Only short listed candidates will be notified and will then go through to the “Pitching” Stage and here the participants will pitch their end product to the judges, while convincing the judges of their creative ideas.
So Lets Get Creative!
For more information on the competition and how to submit entries, visit www.mscmalaysia.my and click on the MSC Malaysia IPCC 2010 banner.
Extra information :
We have many previous participants and WINNERS here. Either animation and comics category. (Not sure about the game category). Get your tips and advices from them!
For specific Comics IPCC, topic was opened earlier by Pekomik President , Mr. Azhar here :
Others IPCC 2010 discussion at here :
You also can search previous 2008 and 2009 topics in our forum too!.