Dain Said’s 2016 fantasy-noir thriller Interchange won the Best Visual Effect award at the 58th Asia-Pacific Film Festival (APFF 58). The festival was held at Taipei, Taiwan from Aug 31 to Sept 1, with winners announced on Sept 1.
Datuk Nancie Foo received the award on behalf of the film.
The movie had received two nominations; the other was for Best Sound Effect. Another Malaysian film to receive a nomination was Adiwiraku in the Best Story category.
Interchange is a supernatural drama starring Shaheizy Sam as a police detective looking into a gruesome murder, that seem to have a supernatural element. The RM3.5mil film shot in the Klang Valley also stars Indonesian actor Nicholas Saputra and Nadiya Nisaa. It won four awards at the 29th Malaysia Film Festival including for Best Director and Best Cinematography.