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Celebrities light up Asian Film Awards


Organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy, the 10th Asian Film Awards were held on Thursday at the Venetian Theatre in Macao. World-renowned Hong Kong director Johnnie To Kei-fung served as this year's jury president and lead a jury comprising celebrity juror from the Chinese mainland including actress Gao Yuanyuan.

Celebrities light up Asian Film Awards
Lee Byung-hun (left) from South Korea, the Best Actor of the 10th Asian Film Awards, poses with the Best Actress Shu Qi after the awarding ceremony in Macao, March 17. (Photo by Wang Liyan / China Daily)

This year, 77 nominees of 36 films from across nine countries competed for the final Asian Film Awards in 15 categories. Together with 12 industry professionals, festival programmers and critics from all over the world, the jury panel has chosen the final winners from the list of the best Asian films.

List of winner :

Highest-grossing Asian Film of 2015: Monster Hunt

Lifetime Achievement Award: Yuen Wo-ping (HK), Kiki Kirin (Japan)

AFA Outstanding Contribution Award: Director Li Qiankuan

AFA Next Generation Award: Yoo Ah-in from South Korea

AFA 10th Anniversary Special Award: Feng Xiaogang

Best Film: The Assassin

Best Director: Hou Hsiao-hsien  ( The Assassin )

Best Actor: Lee Byung-hun  ( Inside Men )

Best Actress: Shu Qi ( The Assassin )

Best Supporting Actor: Asano Tadanobu ( Journey To The Shore )

Best Supporting Actress:  Zhou Yun ( The Assassin )

Best Newcomer: Jessie Li ( Port of Call )

Best Screenplay: Jia Zhangke ( Mountains May Depart )

Best Cinematographer: Mark Lee Ping-Bing ( The Assassin )

Best Editing: William Chang Suk-ping, Chu Ka-yat, Liao Ching-sung, Wong Hoi, Philip Yung ( Port of Call )

Best Production Design: Hwarng Wern-Ying ( The Assassin )

Best Visual Effects: Prasad Sutar ( Bajirao Mastani )

Best Costume Design: Lee Ji-yeon, Shim Hyun-seob ( The Throne )

Best Original Music: Lim Giong ( The Assassin )

Celebrities light up Asian Film Awards
Shu Qi, the winner of Best Actress, poses with her trophy after the awarding ceremony of the 10th Asian Film Awards in Macao, March 17. (Photo by Wang Liyan / China Daily)

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