Date: 3rd March 2018 (Saturday) Time: 8:00pm Venue: Plenary Hall, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center
KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 – Russian movie <Tesnota> won 4 awards at the 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) that took place over the weekend including The Best New Director, The Best Supporting Actor, The Best Actress and the night biggest award, The Best Film.
Malaysia local film – <Shuttle Life> won the Audience Choice Award which the main actor Jack Tan was particularly excited about despite not winning Best Actor, because not only did his movie win but it was also his birthday that day. The winner of supporting actress – Zhou Mei Jun has sent her appreciation to the director Vivian Qu for giving a chance for her to film in <Angels Wear White> which let her won in 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards.
71 years old Hong Kong famous director Ann Hui was the spotlight at the award night. She was given the grand prize of the Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to film especially in Hong Kong as she has made over 25 movies to date. Hui may have directed fewer than 30 films in a career that has spanned nearly four decades, but she holds the record for most wins in the category of Best Director Awards at the Hong Kong Film Awards. She also receives the Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award from the Busan International Film Festival.
Hamed Behdad named best actor at Malaysia Golden Global Awards. The movie, which is Mohsen Gharaei’s directorial debut, received six nominations, including best film, best director and best screenplay, at the Malaysia Golden Global Awards in early January.
Jaeger-LeCoultre returns as an official timepiece for MIFFest 2018. For more than decade, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been closely and actively associated with the best artistic film festivals around the world including Venice International Film Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival. Throughout the festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre shines on the red carpet at every film festival and now Jaeger-LeCoultre honours its commitment to the Malaysia International Film Festival. Jaeger-LeCoultre presented two luxury watches to the lifetime achievement award receiver Ann Hui and the best actor Hamed Behdad.
Below are the lists of winner in 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards:
The Best New Director:
Tesnota – Kantemir Balaqov
The Best Screenplay:
Angels Wear White – Vivian Qu
The Best Cinematography:
The Seen And Unseen – Anggi Frisca
Audience Choice Awards:
The Best Supporting Actress:
Angels Wear White – Zhou Mei Jun
The Best Supporting Actor:
Tesnota – Artem Cipin
The Best Actress:
Tesnota – Darya Zhouvner
The Best Actor:
Blockage – Hamed Behdad
The Best Director:
Angles Wear White – Vivian Qu
Lifetime Achievement Award:
New Hope Award:
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