The Indonesian film received another award at an international event which this time was held on October 15, 2020, in Singapore. The event, called the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AACA) 2020, features quality film content works throughout Asia. The original Indonesian film “Pretty Little Liars” won the most wins by winning nine National Winners titles from forty categories.
AACA 2020 also announced the success of other Viu Original content, such as the Assalamualaikum Candidate Imam series, and the Viu Shorts story! Season 2 – Dawuk short film written by students in the city of Cilacap. In total, Viu won fourteen National Winners titles that will compete at the international level, competing with the best works from India, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, the Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia in December 2020. The grand winner from each category will receive the prestigious “Goddess of Creativity” trophy.
Viu’s success in winning fourteen National Winners in the AACA 2020 event is an important note in Viu’s journey to advance the Indonesian content industry. Over the past three years, Viu has achieved a remarkable milestone in producing internationally award-winning content.
Four years ago, when he first arrived in Indonesia, Viu declared a big commitment to Indonesia, with a mission to elevate local talents and work to the world stage and make a strong mark on the map of the Asian content industry.
As proof of Viu’s commitment to Indonesia, since 2018, Viu has continued to make achievements that have recorded the work of Indonesian filmmakers and film talents in world-class awards. In 2018, Viu won the best five titles at AACA 2018, through The Publicist, Sunshine, and Why Must Bule.
In 2019, Viu also won two best titles through Knock Out Girl, and Viu Shorts: Miu Mai short film created by students from Maumere, in the AACA 2019 event.
In 2020, Viu won Best TV Format Adaptation (Scripted) in Asia at the 2020 ContentAsia Awards through Pretty Little Liars. Viu’s winning streak continues with a tremendous increase after winning fourteen National Winners awards from the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2020. This is also a testament to the collaboration between national content industry players and Viu in creating an important history for the Indonesian content industry.