The winners of the sixth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony on Friday November 23 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.
An unprecedented total of 264 films were entered in this year's competition. Asia Pacific countries and areas represented by the nominated films are Australia, Hong Kong (PRC), India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iraqi-Kurdistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Palestine, People's Republic of China, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Taiwan and Turkey. Seven of the 2012 nominees are already members of the rapidly expanding APSA Academy.
A six-member International Jury headed by acclaimed Australian producer Jan Chapman, determined the winner of Best Feature Film as well as winners of the five major craft awards, the Screen International Jury Grand Prize and the UNESCO Award for outstanding contribution to the promotion and preservation of cultural diversity through film. APSA Academy members determined the winners in three categories: Best Children's Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature Film and Best Animated Feature Film.
Choose a category below to view the winners for the 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Awards:
Links below will take you to the Asia Pacific Screen Academy web site.
Cannes (May 2012): the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) has announced the formation of an international coalition of three film Academies: the Asia Pacific Screen Academy (APSA), the European Film Academy (EFA), and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA|AFI). Read more on the APSAs site
The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) promote and acclaim the cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the vast Asia-Pacific region.
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