Zainir Aminullah


PBS fosters New York origin book as drama

US pubcaster PBS is working with Scott Free Productions and Malaysia’s Ideate Media to bring a New York City narrative history novel to television as a drama. Emmy-winner Ed Redlich (The Practice, Unforgettable) is to writer the TV treatment for The Island at the Center of the World, which was a best-seller for Russell Shorto. […]

New Astro-backed Asian media firm preps English-language shows

Malaysian pay TV and media company Astro is backing Ideate Media a new Kuala Lumpur-based media company that will make English-language TV and film. It will be run by Astro veteran Zainir Aminullah and develop and fund live-action and animated TV series and films. The company said its initial slate will be built around mid-budget […]