A meeting to establish a movie studio and a skill training school was held at the Ministry of Information’s office yesterday afternoon.
The meeting was attended by Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint, Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun, officials and representatives of the Myanmar Motion Picture
At the meeting, directors Zaw Myint Oo and Kyi Min Thein of the Myanmar Motion Picture Organisation discussed the use of the large studio, virtual studio and 5.1 surround sound studio housed in the Myanmar Radio and Television building in Tatkon Township,
Nay Pyi Taw; the offices and parks nearby; the various locations in the vicinity of Nay Pyi Taw, where urban and rural movie settings can be set up; administrative and other additional matters; and convenient locations around Nay Pyi Taw where movies could be shot, such as the Pyin Oo Lwin and Mount Popa areas.
Next, the union minister said the ministry was coordinating with the relevant departments to use the ministry’s studios and related areas in Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon. As it becomes convenient to make movies in Nay Pyi Taw, the aim is to achieve both local and foreign investments, as well as cooperation with experts, said the union minister.