Putrajaya, Dec 4– Tan Seng Kiat’s award winning film, ‘Shuttle Life’ has successfully won its 7th international accolades for Malaysia with Jack Tan’s victorious win as Best Actor at the inaugural ASEAN-China Film Festival (ACFF 2017) closing ceremony tonight. Organized by ASEAN Finance Agency, Guangxi Arts University of China and Farlim Group (Malaysia) Bhd with the People’s Government of Xiamen as a co-organizer at Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC), ACFF 2017 which took place from Dec 1-4 has showcased 31 films including 11(In competition) across China and ASEAN countries vying for the prestigious main awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and the Special Jury Award. Previously, Jack Tan’s breathtaking performance as Qiang in ‘Shuttle Life’ depicting the struggle of a young man who supports his family and emotionally challenged with tragedy and conflict has triumphantly earned him two Best Actor awards this year at the Asian New Talent- 20th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) and 12th Chinese Young Generation Film Forum Awards in Wuhan, China.

Held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN (Association Of Southeast Asian Nations) and its diplomatic ties with China, ACFF closing ceremony was graced with Guests of Honour; YB Dato’ Seri Ong Ka Chuan, Minister II of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Fauzi Ayob, Director General of FINAS, Gu Xiulian, President of Chinese-ASEAN Association, Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre, Lin Yin, Vice President of China-ASEAN Association and Mr. S. Letchumanan, Under Secretary International Division, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia. The second edition of ACFF, to be held in 2018, will be taking place in Xiamen, Fujian Province of China.

Winners of ACFF 2017 awards:
ASEAN-China Film Festival 2017 (ACFF)
Jury Special Prize :
1) Rina2 (Brunei/Laos)
2) King Selfie (Cambodia)
3) #66 (Indonesia)
4) Swan Lifts Turtle (Laos)
5) By Coincidence (Myanmar)
6) Wandering (Thailand)
7) Saigon Anh Yeu Em (Vietnam)
Best Director
Jack Neo
Film : Long-Long Time Ago 2 (Singapore)
Best Actress
Laila Ulao
Film : Woman Of The Weeping River (Philippines)
Best Actor
Jack Tan
Film : Shuttle Life (Malaysia)
Best Feature Film
Wu Jing
Film : Wolf Warrior 2 (China)