THE FILM BY MMU, ALSO WON THE ‘BEST ANIMATION FILM’ AWARD, WHICH WAS PRESENTED BY THE TUNKU TEMENGGONG KEDAH
An animation film ‘The Cliff House’, produced by Multimedia University (MMU) won the ‘Best of The Best’ award at the Asian Youth Indie Film Festival 2018 (AYIFF’18) Gala Night held at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) on 11 April 2018.
The award was presented by the Tunku Temenggong Kedah, Tan Sri Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, who is also the UUM Pro-Chancellor. The film was produced by four graduates of FCM, Wong Jin Yao, Tan Lih Haur, Woon Chee Khai and Kong Wei Cheng, also won the ‘Best Animation Film’ award.
AYIFF’18 was organised to appreciate and honour the work of students and Indie artists in film and animation, as well as to hone the talent of young and upcoming artists. It was held for two days, since Monday, at UUM and attracted 70 participations, including from the Philippines, India and Singapore. The event was attended by more than 5,000 guests included artists and celebrities.
The achievement marked another success for ‘The Cliff House’ where on 7 May 2017, the same animation film won the Flying Elephant Award during the two-day Toonz Animation Masters Summit in Trivandrum, Kerala, India.