KRU Academy officially launched on 4th of June 2012. It is officiated by Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and witnessed by KRU Academy’s strategic partners, namely Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPK ) and Multimedia University (MMU), along with distinguished guests and media representatives.
KRU Academy also introduced their advisory panel comprising industry experts :
(a) MICHEAL C.ELLIS, President & Managing Director , Motion Picture Association, Asia Pacific
(b) JOAN VOGALESANG, President & CEO, Toon Boom Animation Inc
(c) DATIN PADUKA SHUHAIMI BABA, Managing Director, Film Producer/Writer/Director, Pesona Pictures Sdn Bhd
(d) AHMAD IZHAM OMAR, CEO Television Networks, Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd
(e) KHAIRUL ANWAR SALLEH, Vice President, Malay Language Business, ASTRO
(f) HASNUL HADI , Senior Manager, Rhythm & Hues Malaysia