Domestic Application

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Domestic Application Eligibility

FIMI can be applied in one of two streams: FIMI for Production Activity or FIMI for Post Production Activity.

Criteria #1

Malaysian Film Production companies using Malaysia for location filming and/or post production.

Criteria #2

Malaysian co-production with foreign producer (majority Malaysian owned).

Criteria #3

Malaysian Film Production companies with FINAS film production license.

Criteria #4

Malaysian Production meant for domestic market and also regional and international release (distribution and screening).

Qualifying Malaysian Production Expenditure - A minimum

  • Qualifying Malaysia Production Expenditure (QMPE) of MYR1.0 million for production
    (inclusive of post production); or
  • MYR250,000 for post production activity only (for production inside Malaysia)
  • Additional rebate 5% (Cultural Test is made up of Malaysian Cultural Elements)
  • Application must be submitted to FIMO at least 3 months before the production date

FIMI Process Charts

Domestic Pre Production Phase 1

Domestic Post Production Phase 2

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Foreign Application

Foreign Application