Myanmar Motion Picture Organisation announced that the 2018 Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Awards will be presented at Shwe Htut Tin Compound in Yangon on 23 March.
Chairman of MMPO, U Zin Wine said, “Event date is on 23 March. We have already roughly planned to hold the event at Shwe Htut Tin Compound. But, we are also finding
a place where can sumptuously hold. Once this is confirmed we will inform.”
There were 83 movies released in 2018 and 47-member Myanmar Academy award scrutiny board that includes patrons of the MMOP and experts had already selected Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Music, Best Sound, and Best Editing awards and in addition to these 11 awards, Special Lifetime Achievement award, Best Child Actor, Best Costume, Best Makeup and Hair, Best VFX.Animation and Best Sound Design will be awarded as special awards.
Myanmar Academy Awards event was started since 1952 and 2018 is the 63rd year. MMPO took responsibility to hold the event in 2014 and this year is the 5th year MMPO is organising the event.
—Thi Thi Min
(Translated by Myat Thandar Aung)