Best Movie Award Winner: Crossroads - One Two Jaga
Crossroads – One Two Jaga received the most awards at the 30th Malaysia Film Festival (FFM30), which was held at Putrajaya International Conventional Centre (PICC) and organized by the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS).
(L-R): Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri, CEO of FINAS, AR Badul recipient of Lifetime Achievement award, YB Tuan Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, YB Tuan Eddin Syazlee Shith, Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia and YBrs Tuan Shakib Ahmad Shakir, Deputy Secretary-Genral (Policy) of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia.
The Malaysian Oscars was attended by YB Tuan Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, YB Tuan Eddin Syazlee Shith, Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, YBrs Tuan Shakib Ahmad Shakir, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy) of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, Datuk Samsuni Mohd Nor, Chairman of FINAS and Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri, CEO of FINAS.
Remy Ishak & Bront Palarae
The festival was hosted by Nabil Ahmad, comedian, and Adibah Noor, singer-actress.
Namron, Best Director of Crossroads - One Two Jaga
Crossroads – One Two Jaga set in Kuala Lumpur, is about an abused domestic laborer attempts to escape Indonesia while an idealistic cop tries to fight corruption. In a world filled with desperation, doing the right thing isn’t just hard, it’s dangerous. The movie bagged several awards that includes Best Movie, Best Director (Namron), Best Actor (Rosdeen Suboh), Best Screenplay (Amri Rohaiyat, Fared Ayam & Namron), Best Original Story (Pitt Haniff, Muhammad Syafiq & Namron) and Best Movie Poster (Jazzy Pictures).
Best Actress Award Winner, Datin Seri Umie Aida
The Best Actress Award was won by Datin Seri Umie Aida for her magnificent role in Dukun. Dukun is a horror-thriller film that is loosely based on the true story of gruesome murder of a former Malaysian politician, Datuk Mazlan Idris, by Mona Fandey, a once mildly popular Malaysian singer-turned-witch doctor convicted in 1993.
Maya Karin and Dato' Hans Isaac
The Best Supporting Actor went to Hasnul Rahmat from Polis Evo 2 while the Best Supporting Actress went to Nabila Huda for her role in Makrifat Cinta. The Most Promising Director Award was won by Quek Shio Chuan for his movie, Guang. Best Child Actor goes to Eng Wei Jie in Rise of the Legend: Lee Chong Wei.
(L-R): Dan Lo, Crystal Tung (Miss Malaysia Tourism Metropolitan 2017/18), Sanjna Suri (Miss Supranational Malaysia 2018), Nur Sajat (Actress), Larissa Ping (Miss World Malaysia 2018) and Adam Ham (CEO of GCMA)
The Special Jury Award was awarded to Paskal The Movie, Vedigundu Pasangge and Busker.
The FFM 30 was themed “Inspirasi Sinemaku”, which had a total of 42 films competing for 27 awards including 3 special awards.
The festival attendees were entertained with performances by Datuk Jamal Abdillah, Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza, Datin Alyah, Jaclyn Victor, Hafiz Suip, Ernie Zakri, Sophia Liana, Zizi Kirana, Syamel, Billy Zulkarnain and Innuendo.