Our stories bring audiences on unforgettable adventures across Asia where we meet new people, explore new places while tackling current issues. We take great pride in our diverse portfolio of travel, lifestyle, historical, adventure, observational and investigative documentaries. We love telling stories that spark our curiosity and further expand our perception of the world. We hope viewers will be come away entertained with newfound knowledge.
Step inside the studio of Fern Chua in Malaysia and discover how the craft of batik led her from recuperation from a car accident to establishing a successful sustainable fashion brand. This film is part of the British Council’s Why I Make film series for our global programme, Crafting Futures. We filmed this episode of their series.
In this epic adventure series, wild man Paul Arden travels to some of the most breathtaking spots throughout Malaysia in search of the ultimate catch.
A captivating short documentary series that explores the unique stories of six Muslims across Southeast Asia. This thought-provoking series provides intimate insights into the diverse tapestry of faith, identity, and community in Southeast Asia’s Muslim population.
In this episode of the award-winning series, Undercover Asia, we investigate the illegal gold mining industry in the Philippines and how exploited miners risk their lives while the mine bosses rake in a fortune.
Malaysia’s biggest comedian, Papi Zak, takes a culinary adventure through Southeast Asia sampling some of the best Halal bites. He visits beautiful Chiang Mai to try his hands at pulling noodles and learning about secret home cooking receipts.
In this episode of the award-winning series Undercover Asia on Channel NewsAsia, we take a deep look into the dark world of online gambling in the Philippines.
This 6-episode adventure and travel series features professional Formula 3 driver, Daniel Woodroof as he challenges Southeast Asia’s high-speed champions in adrenaline pumping traditional races. In this episode, he heads to Thailand where he races with the speed demons of the rivers.
In this episode of the award-winning series Undercover Asia on Channel NewsAsia, we look at how a small town in Malaysia’s south is crippled by the effects of the illegal dumping of commercial toxic waste.
On Malaysia’s East Coast, fishermen are falling victim to drug addiction. We investigate this rising drug problem, and the bigger powers that benefit from it.
Malaysia’s biggest comedian, Papi Zak, takes a culinary adventure through Southeast Asia sampling some of the best Halal bites. He visits magical Lombok where he has some flaming tribal dishes and takes cooking lessons. This 8 episode season aired on Discovery Channel Travel & Living and GoAsean.
We collaborated with Leo Burnett and Maxis to produce 3 short documentaries highlighting amazing stories of how high speed fibre internet has helped transformed the lives of Malaysians. The series has garnered over 2 million views on YouTube and counting.
A young Malaysian girl dreams of becoming a professional surfer, but must first navigate the concerns of her family and the cultural traditions of the small village she has grown to love.
Ananti is a mother on a mission. She has dedicated her life to the children of the streets in Chow Kit, the red light district of Kuala Lumpur. Most of the children under her care are kids of sex workers and drug addicts while some are victims of human trafficking. We delve deep into Ananti’s passion by taking an intimate look at her work with a community of underprivileged children in Chow Kit that she calls home.
Master Siow is not just any lion head maker. He is one of the best and more. He also teaches lion dance and makes lion dance costumes for a living. His dedication in the art form has transformed lion dance into an international sport. We follow Master Siow for a day as he builds a lion head from scratch at work and trains his students for an upcoming competition.
Pak Mazin is the 4th generation to practise this blacksmithing trade. Like his father and grandfather, he has even crafted Malay daggers for members of the royal family including the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong. We follow Pak Mazin for a day to find out what it takes to keep an ancient cultural heritage alive.
This film follows filmmaker and journalist, Zan Azlee, as he goes on a journey to explore the evolving Malaysian identity. The rise of a regional identity has started to make local headlines where some Malaysians identify better with their home state rather than the entire nation. But what effect can this identity have on national unity?
Kuala Lumpur. A muddy confluence. This colourful, vibrant and modern city of the world carries a humble name that holds with it its beginnings. Once a piece of land that surrounded a muddy confluence of two unknown rivers, it has lived through a harrowing and gripping tale, and today stands strong, with not a trace of her past hardships. Kuala Lumpur, is no longer just a muddy confluence, it’s a name that resonates – to some it is home, to others it is a new beginning, to many it’s an adventure. So, what really is in a name?
This documentary aims to figure that out. Our host Uma is on a mission – he’s going on a date with his city – to learn all there is to know about her, through 8 of herstreet names. Our host will walk through the streets of Kuala Lumpur, learning of what was, what is and what will be. Like getting to know a new lover, he will learn of her past, how she’s come to be, and who she might become. We will dive into the hardships and struggles of each street, showcasing major points in history that these streets have witnessed and survived.
This documentary reveals the dark trail of how this human trafficking network extends from Myanmar into Malaysia. Through interviews with journalists and law-enforcement officials, our investigation pieces together the syndicate’s modus operandi while survivors recount their horrific journeys as they escape from their captors.
This film follows one year of the lives of the family members who are still searching for their loved ones who were on board missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
The coming-of-age story follows twin sisters Ida and Ina as they strive to leave their home in the red light district of Kuala Lumpur to seek a better life.
The documentary tells the untold story of one of Malaysia’s former Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak, showcasing the legacy that he’s left behind.
This is the story of the origins of the city of Jakarta, Indonesia and how it survived war and disease to ultimately succeed as one of Asia’s fastest developing cities today.
The story of American Navy officer Joel Champ, as he travels to Malaysia, the birthplace of Silat, to unravel the mysteries of this ancient martial arts.
This episode of the investigative documentary series Secret Tribes follows our host Ezra Zaid to Bangkok where he discovers the nocturnal world of volunteer first responders.
American Biker Jaime Dempsey goes on an epic road trip adventure through Borneo, Malaysia. In her first stop in this series, she hangs out with a tribe of headhunters.
In this episode of Secret Tribes, our host Ezra Zaid enters the largest prison in the Philippines and auditions for a boyband of dancing inmates. It’s all part of a radical rehabilitation programme to reform criminals. But does it really work?
Ezra Zaid rocks out with the punk rockers of Yangon. As reforms are underway, these new voices are emerging. But are they menaces to society or poets who speak for the silent?
In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, host Ezra Zaid takes us into the secretive world of the Mat Rempit – illegal motorbike street racers who’ve been accused of terrorizing the public.
We go inside Malaysia’s brand new palace, Istana Negara, as the palace staff prepares to celebrate the new King’s birthday.
Corporate video for Weststar Aviation that services the Oil and Gas industry. Shot in Malaysia using the Canon C300 and GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition.
Corporate video for custom configurable Weststar Maxus Van. Shot in Malaysia using Canon 5D Mk3 and Canon 5D Mk2, with Zeiss CP2 lenses.
Corporate video for Maju Holdings to re-brand themselves. Shot in Malaysia using Canon 5D Mk 2 and Zeiss Compact Primes 2.
Commercial we produced for Telekom Malaysia for their new new high-speed broadband service. Directed by Justin Ong, this advertisement highlights TM UniFi, Malaysia’s premier High-Speed Broadband service that opens up a world of information, entertainment and resources.