The 9th Asian Film Awards Winners

One of the most exciting Asian cinema events – Asian Film Awards 2015 – was a spectacular show held in a luxurious The Venetian Theatre venue.  Inaugurated in 2007, the Asian Film Awards celebrates excellence in Asian cinema through the annual presentation of awards to the many diverse talents and films that make up the dynamic film industries of the region. Awards night is a spectacular gathering of celebrities, industry professionals and the media that highlights and publicizes the year’s achievements in Asian movies.

Here is the list of this year’s winners:

BEST FILM: Blind Massage (Mainland China)

BEST DIRECTOR: Ann Hui The Golden Era (Mainland China, Hong Kong)

BEST ACTOR: LIAO Fan Black Coal, Thin Ice (Mainland China)

BEST ACTRESS: BAE Doo-na A Girl At My Door (South Korea)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: WANG Zhiwen The Golden Era (Mainland China, Hong Kong)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: IKEWAKI Chizuru The Light Shines Only There (Japan)

BEST NEWCOMER: ZHANG Huiwen Coming Home (Mainland China)

BEST SCREENWRITER: DIAO Yinan Black Coal, Thin Ice (Mainland China)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER: ZENG Jian Blind Massage (Mainland China)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGNER: LIU Qing Gone With The Bullets (Mainland China)

BEST COMPOSER: Mikey MCCLEARY Margarita, With A Straw (India)

BEST EDITOR: Gareth EVANS The Raid 2: Berandal (Indonesia)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Rick SANDER, Christoph ZOLLINGER Gone With The Bullets (Mainland China)

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER: William CHANG Suk Ping Gone With The Bullets (Mainland China)

Lifetime Achievement Award: IM Kwon-taek

Excellence in Asian Cinema Award: NAKATANI Miki

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Agne Serpytyte

Agne Serpytyte

“The Asian Cinema Blog” is my hobby project. As a major in Asian studies and cinephile, I combined my passion for Asian cultures and film into the creation of my blog. I write reviews about Asian film and Film festivals, as well as interview movie industry professionals.
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