Animation studios start telling tales
Calyn Yap | 14 Apr 2017 00:30
MALAYSIA is a hotbed of talent when it comes to the animation industry. However, while the  studios are strong in the technical aspects of 

Glow Production Sdn Bhd co-founder and operations director Ow Tar Hoay agrees this is a problem animation studios have grappled with for a long time.

He says his company is tweaking its strategy by taking a two-pronged approach to overturning such perceptions.

“We [Malaysian animation studios] are good at the technical aspects. Storytelling-wise, I won’t deny we’re not that good.

“Japan and the US are so used to telling stories, and we’re just starting to move away from production,” he says.