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Bringing Hollywood to Malaysia: Film expert builds local industry

15 April 2014 Last updated at 01:56 BST

Imagine being given free rein and a blank check to design and build a world class film studio.

That was the job given to Australian Mike Lake, a veteran of the film industry with a career spanning four decades and three continents.

As part of the BBC's series profiling Asia's Cool Jobs, Ashleigh Nghiem caught up with him at the Pinewood studios in Johor in southern Malaysia.

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