Malaysia’s Top Design School, Multimedia University (MMU) – List of Cinematic Arts & Creative Media Awards Won

Award-Winning Faculty of Creative Multimedia & Faculty of Cinematic Arts at Multimedia University (MMU) Cyberjaya

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If you have your passion set on a career in creative multimedia and cinematic arts, then Multimedia University (MMU) is the university for you. MMU offers award-winning, practical and industry-ready degrees that will  allow you to make a real and lasting impact in the creative field.

MMU seeks to empower their students with expertise and knowledge, and the university is committed to an active and dynamic learning environment that will enhance your depth and perception as well as employability. Both MMU’s Faculties of Creative Multimedia and  Cinematic Arts incorporate constantly updated syllabi originating from reputable institutions across the world as well as their own R&D experts to properly reflect new knowledge and discoveries.

In addition, half of MMU full-time academic staff are international lecturers, along with guest lecturers from Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore who will be able to impart real-life experience to your learning. As part of MSC Malaysia, they utilise cutting-edge innovative technologies to keep you up-to-the-minute with current and future industry needs

Having won hundreds of awards,  top ranked Multimedia University (MMU) offers the best courses in Multimedia, Animation, Visual Effects & Interface Design in Malaysia. Students can find out more about MMU’s Faculty of Creative Multimedia and Faculty of Cinematic Arts, as well as, the list of awards won by both these faculties throughout the years.

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Why Study Creative Multimedia at Multimedia University (MMU)?

  • Pioneer Status

    Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students are taught by Qualified and Experienced Industry Experts

    Being part of the MSC Malaysia, the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM) at MMU was part of the initial initiative to be a pioneer in developing creative talents and the first faculty that was structured to target our degrees towards the digital creative content industry.

  • Great Learning Environment
    MMU students are exposed to active and dynamic learning environments. The majority of classes are hands-on project based, some of which are 100% coursework, which provide evidence of their skill and knowledge in design and technology.
  • Over 90% Employability
    From the Tracer studies conducted by MOHE in 2015, FCM graduates have managed to garner over 90% employability rate (after 6 months upon graduation).
  • Industry-Leaders
    Well-known companies in the Creative Industries like Animonsta, Giggle Garage, Media Hustler, Manggis Production, Glue Studios, MotioFixo, The Incitement, Candidsyndrome International, Chain FX, DA Huang Pictures, Mira Digital and others, are founded and co-founded by MMU graduates.
  • Well-Balanced Structure
    MMU boasts of a well-balanced learning structure that provides strong hands-on experience as well as good understanding of the fundamentals of the field and industry. The team of lecturers work closely with students to develop confidence and know-how in the respective industries.
  • Awards & Recognition
    Over the years, MMU staff and students have constantly won numerous awards in animation, film, media arts, advertising, product design, virtual reality, photography, design, education, knowledge management and others. This is the testament of MMU’s commitment and quality of work.

The Best Reasons to Study Creative Multimedia & Cinematic Arts at MMU

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students have accessed to technologically advanced labs & facilities to enhance their creativity

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students have accessed to technologically advanced labs & facilities to enhance their creativity

  • The first university structured towards the digital creative content industry
  • The only SEA university to collaborate with USC (University of Southern California) to conduct a Cinematic Arts Degree
  • The only private university in Malaysia to offer a major in Virtual Reality
  • Award-winning local and international lecturers and mentors with more than100 international awards
  • Excellent industry exposure for students with industry experts as panel assessors for student projects
  • Cutting-edge technology programmes (HTC Vive, Surface Studio, Nuke and Kinect)
  • MMU’s student films have been exhibited in prominent film festivals in Malaysia and internationally
  • An industry pioneer that allows students to explore new frontiers in design technology
  • Active participation in industry workshops, competitions and more than 10 major industry showcases a year have resulted in numerous student awards
  • Experience final year abroad via articulation programme

Faculty of Creative Media (FCM) at Multimedia University (MMU)

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students have accessed to technologically advanced labs & facilities to enhance their creativity

Placing students at the heart of creative learning, the Faculty of Creative Multimedia seeks to empower students with expertise and knowledge and is committed towards an active and dynamic learning environment that will enhance your depth and perception as well as employability.

The Faculty of Creative Multimedia also constantly updates its syllabi originating from reputable institutions across the world as well as our own R&D experts to accurately reflect new knowledge and discoveries. Half of our full-time academic staff are international lecturers, along with guest lecturers from Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore who are able to impart real-life experiences to your learning. As part of MSC Malaysia, we keep you constantly updated about the changes taking place in the industry.

Creative Multimedia Programmes at Multimedia University

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students are taught by Qualified and Experienced Industry Experts

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students are taught by Qualified and Experienced Industry Experts

List of Awards won by the Faculty of Cinematic Arts and Faculty of Creative Media at Multimedia University (MMU)

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students are taught by Qualified and Experienced Industry Experts

Multimedia University (MMU) Animation & Visual Effects and Creative Media Students are taught by Qualified and Experienced Industry Experts

After more than ten years of extensive planning, research and development, the Faculty of Creative Multimedia boasts amazing accomplishments by students’ and members who have received close to 100 recognitions in the form of awards and grants locally and internationally.

The following are among the prestigious awards and film festivals that the faculty has gained recognition from:

  • 19th International Expo on Innovations and Inventions, Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2020 – Mr. Dendi Permadi from the department of Virtual Reality, Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM), led his team to win Gold Award for their invention entitled “Virtual Reality Game for National Historical Heritage: Tribute to the Malay Regiment”.
  • Virtual Reality (VR) Student Won “Grand Prize Award” at South East Asia Game Jam Level Up 2019
  • Virtual Reality (VR) student project won a gold medal at the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2019
  • Faculty of Creative Multimedia students won Special Prize Award – Writing & Illustration Competition under the Tertiary Category (Illustration) at Art and Creativity Exhibition (ACE) 2019
  • MMU Faculty of Creative Multimedia Virtual Reality Student projects features in Petrosains 20th Anniversary Showcase 2019
  • 2019 FCM Students Comic Work Is Recorded In ‘Scroll’ – MMU teaching staff, Sireh or Mr. Anuar and Erwin, along with some talented students who have successfully compiled a collection of comics to be published in a comic book.
  • Faculty of Creative Multimedia student’s wins third prize at Pertandingan Merekacipta Iklan Komersial Produk / Barangan Buatan Malaysia 2018
  • FCM Student’s wins First Prize at Vision PETRON’s Photography 2017 competition
  • Two senior lecturers from FCM have been invited by the National Visual Arts Development Board to showcase their artwork at Kuala Lumpur Biennial (KL Biennale) 2017 – a mega-scale international contemporary art programme held at the National Arts Gallery of Malaysia
  • FCM Wins Gold at International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL) 2017
  • FCM graduating student Tan Yong Lin solo exhibition 2017 – Yong Lin won the Nando’s Art Initiative competition in 2015, securing his first solo exhibition even before graduation. Yong Lin also won the title of ‘Youth Photographer of the Year” at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.
  • FCM student’s ‘Unforgettable Memories’ shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards 2017
  • FCM students won 1 Gold, 2 Silvers, 1 Bronze and 1 Finalist award – The sCoolers 2016
    • Gold – Best Animation: “Emergency Escape” by Ahmad Safuan bin Muhammad Shahril, Abdul Harith bin Abd Rahman, Muhammad Iliyas bin Abdull Latif and Mohd Reza Syazwan bin Onn
    • Silver – Best Animation: “First Date” by Mohammad Ikhwan Ariffin, Yap Voon Meo, Ding Yen Vern, Eng Chui Fung
    • Silver – Best Animation: “Jaeger” by Mohd Rasydan Naim
    • Bronze – Best Copy (BM): “Kota” by Aliff Hazim Bin Mohd Anuar
    • Finalist – Best Film: “After work” by Aida Mahirah Binti Kamarul Bahrin

Awards & Achievements of the Faculty of Cinematic Arts, Multimedia University (MMU)

Award-Winning Faculty of Cinematic Arts at the Multimedia University (MMU) Johor campus

  • 2017 – “Vani: A flower in the void” – Best Documentary, Real to Reel Global Youth Film Festival
  • “Suraya” – Best Film Award & Best Film (Narrative Category) – Asian Youth Indie Film Festival 2016 (AYYIF)
  •  “Suraya” – top 5 nominees for Short Film, Malaysia Film Festival
  • Thai Short Film and Video Festival (2016) – Two FCA student film selected to screen.
  • Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival (2016) – Won Action 10 narrative category
  • Toronto Take 21 Film Festival (2016) – Best International Short Film
  • Seoul International New Media Festival (2016) – FCA student short film screened in Korea
  • Astro’s Vaanavil Short Film Contest (2016) – Won second place
  • Crime Prevention Video Competition (Malaysia) (2015) – Won First Prize
  • European Film Festival (2015) in Germany – 19 FCA student short film screened
  • Malaysia Student Film Festival (2015) – won Third (3rd) place for best Documentary