The Netflix epic Marco Polo about the Silk Routes reflected Malaysia’s 500 years of history related to the Belt and Road Initiative, said Rezal Rahman of Iskandar Malaysia Studio at FILMART 2017. Iranian producer and actor Alireza Shaja-Nuri and Singapore producer Lim Teck spoke of developing collaborations tapping Hong Kong talent while Norman Abdul Halim of Malaysia’s KRU Studios said Hong Kong’s “connector role” would help access larger movie markets.
Rezal Rahman, CEO, Iskandar Malaysia Studio, SDN BHD
Alireza Shaja-Nuri, Producer and Actor, Iran
Lim Teck, MD, Clover Films
Norman Abdul Halim, Executive Producer, KRU Studios
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
HKTDC Belt and Road Portal