Five women who draw on their passion for the Malaysian animation industry

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  • Friday, 13 Mar 2020

(From left) Aziemah Azman, Ida Rahayu, Nik Ily Diyana, Siti Najihah Zakaria and Juhaidah Joemin. Photos: The Star/Yap Chee Hong

Juhaidah Joemin was a third-year chemical engineering student in the mid-1990s when she decided to quit her degree, give up her scholarship, and enrol into the then newly established Multimedia University (MMU) to take up a course on animation.

“I have always been fascinated with video games and visual effects created in films. And when Toy Story – the first computer-animated film – came out in 1995, I was even more curious with the process of how that film was created, ” she said of her decision to switch degrees.

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