11 August 2023 – Progresif Sdn Bhd, through Progresif Media, has achieved significant milestones by successfully conducting roadshows at multiple universities and colleges, including University Technology Brunei (UTB), Kolej International Graduate Studies (KIGS), Cosmopolitan College, and University Brunei Darussalam (UBD) throughout July and August.
These engaging and immersive roadshows have been instrumental in empowering Bruneian content producers and nurturing the growth of the local film industry. Recent discussions highlighted the need for increased public support for local films, and Progresif Media aims to be the dynamic platform bridging the gap between aspiring filmmakers and enthusiastic audiences.
Each of the university and college roadshows have sparked excitement and enthusiasm among students and attendees. The roadshows have provided a dynamic platform for aspiring filmmakers to showcase their talent and creativity, bridging the gap between these talented individuals and the wider audience. Through free screenings of Bruneian films and series on the Progresif Media platform, students have had the unique opportunity to experience and appreciate the richness of local content.
Progresif Media is committed to nurturing a thriving creative ecosystem in Brunei. Through theroadshows at various local colleges and university, in partnership with TechHaven BN. Progresif Media endeavors to create an environment where local filmmakers can continue to experiment and explore their creative boundaries, flourish, and gain the recognition where credit is due.
Understanding the hurdles encountered by Bruneian filmmakers and content creators alike, Progresif Media has also organized a screening session of Bruneian made series followed by sharing sessions from the respective local filmmakers, directors, and others to share their stories and experiences with students aspiring to build a career in this industry, building a bridge between educational institutions and the industry. Additionally, the roadshows feature auditions for DJ and voice talent, games, and workshops to create an immersive experience for attendees.
“Our vision at Progresif Media is to contribute significantly to the growth and development of the local film makers and digital media industry. We firmly believe that by providing a supportive platform, we can inspire the public to rally behind our talented content producers and help elevate the local film industry to new heights.” stated Olivia Ong, Progresif Media Lead. Through these roadshows, Progresif Media seeks to foster a deeper appreciation for local films and series by offering free screenings of Bruneian content on its platform.
The enthusiastic response from students and participants has emphasized the importance of public support for the local film industry. Progresif Media aims to be the catalyst that propels local filmmakers towards success by connecting them with local and global audiences by providing a dedicated platform for Bruneian content producers. Progresif Media is therefore determined to address the heart of the issue – the need for a stronger public support system for local films and a community that creates space for creative experimentation and exploration.
“We firmly believe that public support is the lifeblood of any thriving film industry. Through Progresif Media’s platform and public initiatives we aim to encourage a community that recognises the efforts of our local content creators.” emphasized Charlotte Lim, Progresif Media Marketing.
As the first-of-its-kind platform in Brunei, Progresif Media celebrates the vibrancy of Bruneian talent by showcasing, promoting, and supporting homegrown content in diverse and innovative ways. Join Progresif Media on its journey to empower Bruneian content producers and foster public support for local films. For more information about the Progresif Media’s roadshow please visit Progresif Media on Instagram.