Mediagroup Academy, a division of Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup, and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced the launch of the first media training facilities in Malaysia to be fully equipped for training on the creation of Dolby 5.1 surround sound. The media training academy will provide professional-level education for working media practitioners and media enthusiasts who seek to enhance their knowledge.
With this collaborative effort, Malaysian broadcasters can now be further equipped to create more immersive content and television experiences. The brand-new facility is expected to start operations in early March.
“We are delighted to be working closely with Mediagroup Academy to cultivate media talent in the region and share Dolby’s broadcast technology expertise,” said Pankaj Kedia, Senior Regional Director, India, South East Asia, ANZ, Dolby Laboratories. “The surround sound training program is part of Dolby’s continued commitment to share technical knowledge and innovations with the broadcast industry in South East Asia.”
“We are thrilled to launch the Mediagroup Academy, and we have no doubt that our collaboration with Dolby will further ensure the broadcast industry will continue to move forward in Malaysia,” said David Chan, Managing Director, Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup Asia.
Mediagroup Academy (MGA), located in Setia Walk, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia, is retrofitted with an on-air multi-purpose studio room, a voice over booth, a Dolby 5.1 surround sound master control room with multi-track production, a studio lounge and a 40-seater training room for theoretical workshops. The Mediagroup Academy offers training and workshop courses covering a complete range of media topics like Creative TV/Radio production, Media Sales Training, Surround sound techniques and others.