'Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal' wins award in Beijing

Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal

Les’ Copaque Production was awarded the Golden Wing Award for Best Animation Of The Year category at the Animation Game Industry Annual Conference & Anime Beijing Awards 2019.

The win is for its March release, Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal.

National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) announced the win via a press release on today (Nov 16).

Animation Game Industry Annual Conference & Anime Beijing Awards 2019 is sponsored by Beijing Animation and Gaming Industry Association (BAGIA). In March, Les’ Copaque Production signed an MoU with the association to form a partnership in the animation and gaming industry, which led to Keris Siamang Tunggal opening in China.

It was recently announced that Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal is one of the 32 films submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category at the Academy Awards.

The film was also recognised at the 2019 Animaze - Montreal International Animation Film Festival in August, and come Dec 5, it will be featured at the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019 in Singapore.

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