10th Asian Film Awards

The 10th edition of Asian film Awards, one of the Asia’s leading film awards was held in the Venetian Casino and Hotel in Macau, China.

The Assassin has bagged 8 awards in different categories in the 2016 Asian film Awards. It is a 2015 martial arts film based on story of highly trained female assassin and is directed by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien.

List of winners

  • Best Film: The Assassin.
  • Best Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien (The Assassin) from Taiwan.
  • Best Actor: Lee Byung-hun (The Inside Men).
  • Best Actress: Shu Qi (The Assassin).
  • Best Newcomer: Jessie Li (Port of Call).
  • Best Supporting Actor: Tadanobu Asano (Journey to the Shore).
  • Best Supporting Actress: Zhou Yun (The Assassin).
  • Best Screenplay: Jia Zhangke (Mountains May Depart).
  • Best Cinematography: Mark Lee Ping-bing (The Assassin).
  • Best Production Design: Hwarng Wern-ying (The Assassin).
  • Best Original Music: Lim Giong (The Assassin).
  • Best Editing: Chu Ka-yat, William Chang Suk-ping, Liao Ching-sung, Wong Hoi, Philip Yung (Port of Call).
  • Best Visual Effects: Prasad Sutar (Bajirao Mastani).
  • Best Costume Design: Lee Ji-yeon and Shim Hyun-seob (The Throne).
  • Best Sound: Tu Duu-chih, Chu Shih-yi and Wu Shu-yao (The Assassin).
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Yuen Wo-ping and Kirin Kiki

About Asian Film Awards (AFA)

  • It is one of Asia’s leading film awards that celebrate excellence in Asian cinema by bestowing annual awards to the many diverse talents and films of the region.
  • Inaugurated in 2007. It was held in Hong Kong for seven years and the 8th moved to one of Asia’s fastest growing entertainment hubs, Macau.

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