Should Local and International Films Be Held to the Same Standard?
Zhafran Zulkifly, Film Critic, Pure Pixels | Bront Palarae, Actor & Film Producer
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A few days ago, local actress Ellie Suriati Omar claimed that YouTubers should be asked to apply for a license before they’re allowed to produce content. She said that there are many YouTubers who criticise local films, which then negatively impacts the film’s box office potential. But does it hold water? We discuss what the role of a film critic is, particularly in the local industry.
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Produced by: Dashran Yohan
Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan, Dashran Yohan
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Categories: SME, Markets, Film, Social Issues
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, Finas Act, local films, Malaysian box office, film critics, film industry,