Boasting one of SE Asia’s best infrastructures and a red hot economy, Malaysia is in demand for any film production company. Mbrella Films is ready to provide complete film production services in Malaysia and greater SE Asia, and we welcome all inquiries. Contact us at any time for your filmmaking needs via the form below, email or telephone.
There are a variety of different production houses in Malaysia, with different price points and specialties for every project imaginable. The largest production houses reside in Kuala Lumpur. In this city, every type of production from short TVC’s to big-budget features can access well-regarded local houses and infrastructure. And the Malaysian permitting process is efficient and quick, usually taking only from two weeks to a month.
With branch offices in Kuala Lumpur, Mbrella Films can help you with film and TV production services anywhere in Malaysia. Please feel free to give us a call or send us an email. Keep reading to find out more about Malaysia’s wonderful filming locations and crew and equipment offerings.
Malaysia Filming Locations
Blessed with endless natural beauty, Malaysia is a tropical and mountainous country with an array of dazzling islands and beaches. These film production locations are all easily accessible from central Kuala Lumpur by a short flight or van ride.
Malaysia’s second-largest and most historic city is Georgetown on Penang Island, located on the busy shipping lane the Strait of Malacca. Georgetown is a quaint and culturally diverse former colonial city with historic architecture, delicious street food, and picturesque street art.
Both a modern and traditional trading hub, Penang Island has long been home to a diverse population of Malay, Chinese, and Indian communities. These communities all have neighborhoods in the city including a Chinatown and a ‘Little India’. Additionally, the Island boasts hiking trails, a cable car, and some beaches of its own. This UNESCO Heritage Site can’t be missed and many film productions continue to use its scenery as a backdrop.
For a purer, more rural tropical ambiance, the Langkawi island archipelago is just a short boat or plane ride away from either Penang or Kuala Lumpur. Topping many lists of the world’s best dive sites, Langkawi is a highly prized for water sports and beach tourism. Pristine stretches of sand, waterfalls, reefs, and clear blue ocean waters are all on offer among this idyllic island chain.
From the cool and temperate Cameron Highlands to the states of Sarawak and Sabah on Borneo, Malaysia is an abundant film and television shooting location. With so many picturesque locations and film production services in Malaysia, it has everything you need for cinematic success.
Film Equipment and Crew in Malaysia
Malaysia is the complete package for film production companies. All major brands and types of equipment are available there. These include Arri, Red, GF&E alongside some of the best professional crews in Asia. International productions benefit from the speed and efficiency of Malaysian film crews. These industry professionals possess years of major feature film production experience. This also a reason why Netflix and many other studios have chosen Malaysia as a base in South East Asia for original content creation.
We would like to help take your project to the next level, and welcome the opportunity to talk more about shooting in Malaysia or any other ASEAN country. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have. Mbrella Films is here to help guarantee you get the most out of this dynamic part of the globe.