“FEARLESS: Rise of the Johor Southern Tigers”, a five-part documentary series featuring the Southeast Asian football team, Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT FC) will be showcasing the establishment of JDT FC’s world-class infrastructure; from its top training facilities and the stunning new Sultan Ibrahim Stadium, to their progressive youth academy programme, that helps next generation of footballers whilst globalising Johoreans and the Malaysian society.
Owner of JDT FC and Crown Prince of Johor, HRH Major General Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim comments, “Some ridiculed our dreams but this exclusive, behind-the-scenes series shows what the Johor football project – Johor Darul Ta’zim FC is really all about and how we have become a force to be reckoned with.
“FEARLESS features never-before-seen footages of how the Southern Tigers have become an empire, the struggles and success, how the club is managed away from the public eyes and the drive behind our endless pursuit for success on and off the pitch,” he added.
Filmed during the 2019/20 season, the documentary highlights their passionate superfans – the ‘Boys of Straits’, the boardroom politics and the footballers’ struggles both on and off the pitch, and how the team built its legacy to stake an enduring claim on the world of football.
The series is co-directed by Leon Tan and Tony Pietra Arjuna and produced by the Kuala Lumpur-based, Supernova Media and will have 22-minutes duration per episode, narrated and subtitled in English.
108 Media, a Global IP investment, production and licensing firm Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abhi Rastogi said, “We are immensely impressed with the scale of FEARLESS’s production values, its inspiration and narrative value surrounding the sport and its ability to unite an entire region. 108 Media is excited to bring this series to audiences around the world and showcase the electric characters within JDT FC and Asian football.”
From their international offices in North America, Asia and Europe, 108 Media have already begun sales on the docuseries.