Friday, November 23, 2012
The International Jury also gave a High Commendation in the category of Best Feature Film to Bumchoiwaui Junjaeng (Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time) from Republic of Korea.
Also from Turkey, writer/director Reis Çelik collected the award for Best Screenplay for Lal gece (Night of Silence) and the award for Achievement in Cinematography went to Touraj Aslani for Bahman Ghobadi’s Fasle Kargadan (Rhino Season), a co-production between Iraqi-Kurdistan and Turkey.
Winner of two Asia Pacific Screen Awards in 2012, Sinapupunan (Thy Womb) from the Philippines saw Brillante Ma. Mendoza awarded with the Achievement in Directing prize, and iconic Filipino actress Nora Aunor take home the Best Performance by an Actress award. Brillante Ma. Mendoza was a guest of APSA in attendance at the APSA Jury Welcome Function earlier in the week, before returning to the Philippines for the Filipino premiere, also taking place on Friday evening.
The FIAPF Outstanding Achievement in Film Award went to Japanese film composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. The UNESCO Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion and Preservation of Cultural Diversity Through Film went to Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Seediq Bale) and its filmmaking team of director Wei Te-sheng and producers John Woo, Terence Chang and Jimmy Huang.
Nominations for the 6th Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Complete list of winners for the 6th Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards
BEST FEATURE FILM
Tepenin Ardi (Beyond the Hill)
High Commendation: Bumchoiwaui Junjaeng (Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time)
BEST CHILDREN’S FEATURE FILM
Laut Bercermin (The Mirror Never Lies)
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM
In My Mother’s Arms
High Commendation: Planet of Snail
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Momo e no tegami (A Letter to Momo)
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
Brillante Ma. Mendoza for Sinapupunan (Thy Womb)
High Commendation: Cheng Er for Lethal Hostage
Reis Çelik for Lal gece (Night of Silence)
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Touraj Aslani for Fasle Kargadan (Rhino Season)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Choi Min-sik for Bumchoiwaui Junjaeng (Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time)
High Commendation: Lior Ashkenazi for Hearat shulayim (Footnote)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Nora Aunor for Sinapupunan (Thy Womb)
High Commendation: Darya Ekamasova for Zila bila odna baba (Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman)
FIAPF AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM
UNESCO AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROMOTION AND PRESERVATION OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY THROUGH FILM
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Seediq Bale)