“Freelance,” a comedy drama from the now defunct GTH studios, dominated proceedings at the Thailand National Film Association Awards, better known as the Subhanahongsa Awards.
The film, also known as “Heart Attack,” was released in September and grossed close to $500,000 (THB16 million) in Thailand.
At a ceremony on Sunday night in Bangkok, it scooped best director award for as well as most of the acting prizes on offer.
Subhanahongsa Awards — 2016 Winners
Best Film: “Freelance” by GTH
Best Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit for “Freelance”
Best Screen Play (joint): ”Snap” by Kongdej Jaturanrasamee and “Freelance” by Nawapol Thamrongratanarit
Best Actor: Sunny Suwanmethanon in “Freelance”
Best Actress: Davika Hoorne in “Freelance”
Best Supporting Actress: Violet Wautier in “Freelance”
Best Supporting Actor: Ingkarat Darongsakkul in “How To Win At Checkers Every Time”
Best Visual Effects: Alternate Studio for “Senior”(aka “Roon Pee”)
Best Make Up Effect: Medhapan Pitithanyapat for “The Black Death “ (aka “Ayodhya Phi Ha”)
Best Costume Design: Sukanya Maruengpradit for “F.Hilaire”
Best Art Direction: Rasiguet Sookkarn for “Snap”
Best Original Score: Hualamphong Riddim for “Freelance”
Best Original Song: Sood Sai T and Ter Dern Kao Mao
Best Sound Recording and Mixing: Saruwat Pantha and Akritchalerm Kalayanmitr for “Snap”
Best Cinematography: Urupong Raksasaj for “The Songs of Rice”
Best Film Editing: Chonlasit Upanigkit for “Freelance”
Best Documentary Film: ”The Songs of Rice” by Extra Virgin
Lifetime achievement: Jarna Petcharoen.