List of Singapore International Film Festival awards

List of Singapore International Film Festival awards

The Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) is an annual film festival held every April in Singapore. The festival was first held in 1987. It is presently screening about 300 films from over 45 countries. Film industry-related activities such as exhibitions, workshops and seminars are also organised for the Singapore International Film Festival.

ilver Screen Awards Competition

The Silver Screen Awards Competition was introduced in 1991 to encourage advances in Asian film-making standards. Every year a select group of Asian feature films take part in the competition. Singapore short films also take part in a subcategory where a best film and best director are awarded.

Past winners

The director's name and country of production are in parentheses.

1991 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asia Feature: "Black Republic" (South Korea, Park Kwang-Su)
*Special Jury Prize: "The Man from Island West" (Taiwan, Huang Mingchuan)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "August" (Eric Khoo)
*Special Jury Prize: "The Cage" (K. Subramaniam)

1992 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asia Feature: "Life on a String" (China, Chen Kaige)
*Special Jury Prize: "The Ferry" (Kadavu) (India, M. T. Vasudevan Nair)
*Best Director: Edward Yang, "A Brighter Summer Day"

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Special Jury Prize: "Waves of a Distant Shore" (Meng Ong)
*Best Director: "Waves of a Distant Shore" (Meng Ong)

1993 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "The Peach Blossom Land" (Stan Lai, Taiwan)
*Special Jury Prize: "Hill of no Return" (Wang Tung, Taiwan)
*Best Director: Stan Lai, "(The Peach Blossom Land Taiwan)"
*Best Actress: Yang Kwei-Mei, "Hill of no Return"
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "The Peach Blossom Land" (Stan Lai, Taiwan)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Special Jury Prize: "Ragged" (Nisar & Nazir Husain)
*Best Director: "Buddha's Garden" (Meng Ong)

1994 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asia Feature: "Sopyonje" "(Im Kwon-taek, South Korea)"
*Special Jury Prize: "Rebels of the Neon God" "(Tsai Ming-Liang, Taiwan)"
*Special Jury Prize: "Beijing Bastards" "(Zhang Yuan, China)"
*Special Jury mention: "The Servile" "(Adoor Gopalakrishnan, India)"
*Best Director: "Tian Zhuangzhuang" "(The Blue Kite, China)"
*Best Actor: "Amrish Puri" "(Seventh Horse of the Sun, India)"
*Best Actress: "Lu Liping" "(The Blue Kite, China)"
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "The Servile" "(Adoor Gopalakrishnan, India)"

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "Ethos" (Dominic Christopher Pereira); "Married" (Cheah Chee Kong)
*Best Director, Special Achievement Award: "Pain" (Eric Khoo)
*Special Jury Prize: "Hurt Instinct" (Nisar & Nazir Husain)
*Special Jury Prize: "Eddy" (Dzulkilfi Sungit, Remi Mohamed)

1995 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Vive l'Amour" (Taiwan, Tsai Ming-Liang)
*Special Jury Prize: "Postman" (China, He Jianjun)
*Best Actor: Xia Yu, "In the Heat of the Sun" (China, Jiang Wen)
*Best Actress: Yang Kwei-Mei, "Vive l'Amour"
*NETPAC - FIPRESCI Award: "A Borrowed Life" (Taiwan, Wu Nien-jen)
*NETPAC - FIPRESCI Special Mention: "Mee Pok Man" (Singapore, Eric Khoo)

1996 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Cardiogram" (Kazakhstan, Darezhan Omirbayev)
*Special Jury Prize: "On the Beat" (China, Ning Ying)
*Best Director: Edward Yang, "Mahjong" (Taiwan)
*Best Actor: Bishnu Kharghoria, "It's a Long Way to the Sea" (Hkhagoroloi Bohu Door) (India, Jahnu Barua)
*Special Achievement Award: "Good Men, Good Women" (Taiwan, Hou Hsiao-Hsien)
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "Good Men, Good Women"
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Special Mention: "It's a Long Way to the Sea"

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "A Moveable Feast" (Sandi Tan, Jasmine Ng, Kelvin Tong)

1997 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Gabbeh" (Iran, Mohsen Makhmalbaf)
*Special Jury Prize: "The River" (Taiwan, Tsai Ming-liang)
*Best Director: Wu Tianming, "The King of Masks" (China)
*Best Actor: Miao Tien, "The River"
*Best Actress: Machiko Ono, "Suzaku" (Japan, Naomi Kawase)
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "12 Storeys" (Singapore, Eric Khoo)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film, Special Achievement Award: "Beansprouts and Salted Fish" (Cheah Chee Kong)
*Best Director: "Norman on the Air" (Wee Li Lin)

1998 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Children of the Heaven" (Iran, Majid Majidi)
*Special Jury Prize: "Mirror" (Iran, Jafar Panahi)
*Best Director: Jafar Panahi, "Mirror"
*UOB Young Cinema Award: "Wolves Cry Under the Moon" (Taiwan, Ho Ping)
*Best Actor: Benny Chan, "Hold You Tight" (Hong Kong, Stanley Kwan)
*Best Actress: Nita Fernandez, "Walls Within" (Sri Lanka)
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Award: "In the Navel of the Sea" (The Philippines, Marilou Diaz-Abaya)
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Special Mention: "Hold You Tight" (Stanley Kwan)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "By the Dawn's Early Rise" (Ong Lay Jinn)
*Best Director: Jack Neo, "Replacement Killers"

1999 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "The Hole" (Taiwan, Tsai Ming-Liang)
*Special Jury Prize: "Connection by Fate" (Taiwan, Wan Ren)
*Special Mention: "The Adopted Son" (Beshkempir), (Kyrgyzstan/France, Aktan Abdykalykov)
*Best Director: Tsai Ming-Liang, The Hole)
*Best Screenplay: "Ikinai" (Japan, Minoru Iizuka)
*Best Actor: Joe Abeywickrama, "Pura Handa Kaluwara" (Sri Lanka, Prasanna Vithanage)
*Best Actress: Yang Kwei-Mei, "The Hole"
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Awards: "Connection by Fate" (Wan Ren)
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Special Mention: "Beshkempir" (Aktan Abdykalykov)
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Special Mention: "The Power of the Kangwon-du Province"(South Korea, Hong Sang-Soo)
*SFC Young Cinema Award: "Beshkempir" (Aktan Abdykalykov)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: Datura (Abdul Nizam)
*Best Director: "Pariah's Diary" (Tay Hui Ngi Tay )
*Special Jury Prize: TMIUS (Shermeen Ng)
*Special Achievement Award: "Another Guy" (Wee Li Lin)
*Special Mention: "Doh laai tin sai" (Edwin Yeo)
*Special Mention: "Please Use Stairs" (Victric Thng Hui Leong)

2000 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asia Feature: "Darkness And Light" (Taiwan, Chang Tso-chi)
*Special Jury Prize: "Split Wide Open" (India, Dev Benegal)
*Best Director: Zhang Yuan, "Seventeen Years" (China)
*SFC Young Cinema Award: "Eating Air" (Singapore, Jasmine Ng & Kelvin Tong)
*Best Actor: Rahul Bose, "Split Wide Open"
*Best Actress: Liu Lin and Li Bingbing, "Seventeen Years"
*Best Screenplay: Aos Gitai & Eliette Abecassis, "Kadosh" (Sacred) (Israel, Aos Gitai)
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "Darkness and Light"
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "So Close to Paradise" (China, Wang Xiaoshuai)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "Sons" (Royston Tan Tsze Kiam)
*Special Jury Prize: "Wait" (Kwong Chee Guan Boi)
*Special Achievement Award: "Sons"

2001 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Eureka" (Japan, Shinji Aoyama)
*Special Jury Prize: "Clouds of May" (Turkey, Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
*SFC Young Cinema Award: "Platform" (China, Jia Zhangke)
*SFC Young Cinema Award: "This is My Moon" (Sri Lanka, Asoka Handagama)
*Best Director: Im Kwon-Teak, "Chunhyang" (South Korea)
*Best Actor: Ibrahim Kadir, "A Poet" (Indonesia)
*Best Actress: Nguyen Lan Huoung, "The House of Guavas", Vietnam
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Award: "A Poet", by Garin Nugroho, Indonesia
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Special mention: "This is My Moon"

Singapore Short Film Category:No Best Film or Best Director winners
*Special Achievement Award: "eAHLONG.COM" (Colin Goh)

2002 Silver Screen Award

*Best Asian Feature: "Batang West Side" (The Philippines, Lav Diaz)
*Special Jury Prize: "Seafood" (China/Hong Kong, Zhu Wen)
*Young Cinema Award: "Eliana, Eliana" (Indonesia, Riri Riza)
*Best Director: "Away From Home" (Turkey, Semih Kaplanoglu)
*Best Actor: Jia Hongsheng, "Quitting" (China, Zhang Yang)
*Best Actress: Dian Sastrowardoyo, "Whispering Sands" (Indonesia, Nan Achnas)
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Award: "Eliana, Eliana" (Riri Riza)
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Special Mention: "I-San Special" (Thailand, Mingmongkol Sonakul)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "The Call Home" (Han Yew Kwang)
*Special Jury Prize: "Eve of Adha" (Leonard Yip)
*Best Director: "The Secret Heaven" (Sun Koh Boon Luang)
*Special Achievement Award: "15" (Royston Tan)

Asian Digital Film Awards:
*Critics Prize: "Lost" (Malaysia, Amir Muhammad)
*Audience Prize: "In Search of Afghanistan" (Singapore, Melvinder Kanth, Ismail bin Ishak)

2003 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "The Best of Times" (Taiwan, Chang Tso-chi)
*Special Jury Prize: "Flying With One Wing" (Sri Lanka, Asoka Handagama)
*Special Mention: "Unknown Pleasures" (China-Japan-France, Jia Zhangke)
*Best Director: "Angel On The Right" (Tajikistan, Djamshed Usmonov)
*Best Actor: Wing Fan, "The Best of Times"
*Best Actress: Anoma Janadari, "Flying With One Wing" (Sri Lanka, Asoka Handagama)
*Young Cinema Award: "Blissfully Yours" (Thailand, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "15 - The Movie" (Singapore, Royston Tan)

Singapore Short Film Category:No awards were given for Best Film, Director and Special Jury Prize
*Special Achievement Award: "Autograph Book" (Wee Li Lin)

2004 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Uzak" (Turkey, Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
*Special Jury Prize: "Vibrator" (Japan, Ryuichi Hiroki)
*Best Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, "Uzak"
*Young Cinema Award: "Panj é asr" (At Five In The Afternoon) (Iran, Samira Makhmalbaf)
*Best Actor: Mehmet Emin Toprak, "Uzak"
*Best Actress: Terashima Shinobu, "Vibrator"
*NETPAC-FIPRESCI Award: "August Sun" (Sri Lanka, Prasanna Vithanage)

Singapore Short Film Category:No Award for Best Film
*Best Director: Students of CHIJ (Toa Payoh) under Mr Tan Wil-Kie, "Conflict and Crisis"
*Special Jury Prize & Special Achievement Award: "Innocent" (Gek Li San, Ho Choon Hiong)

2005 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "Underexposure" (Iraq/Germany, Oday Rasheed)
*Special Jury Prize: "Tropical Malady" (Thailand/France/Italy, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
*Best Director: Lee Yoon-ki, "This Charming Girl" (South Korea)
*Young Cinema Award: "The Green Hat" (Hong Kong, Liu Fendou)
*Best Actor: (tie) Liao Fan & Li Congxi, "The Green Hat'
*Best Actress: Kim Ji-soo, "This Charming Girl"
*Best Actress: Ho Phuong Dung, "A Time Far Past" (Vietnam)
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Award: "Stray Dogs" (Iran, Marziyeh Meshkini)

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "A Family Portrait" (Boo Jun Feng)
*Best Director: Gavin Lim, "Subtitle"
*Special Jury Prize: "Elephant: OK" (Srinivas Bhakta)
*Special Achievement Award: "A Family Portrait"

2006 Silver Screen Awards

*Best Asian Feature: "It's Only Talk" "(Ryuichi Hiroki, Japan)"
*Best Director: "Kelvin Tong" "(Love Story, Singapore)"
*Special Jury Prize: "Gie" "(Riri Riza, Indonesia)"
*Best Actor: "Elijah Castillo" "(Pepot Superstar, Philippines)"
*Best Actress: "Hanan Tork" "(Kiss Me Not on the Eyes, Lebanon)"
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Award: "Todo todo teros" "(John Torres, Philippines)"
*NETPAC/FIPRESCI Award: "Taking Father Home" "(Ying Liang, China)"

Singapore Short Film Category:
*Best Film: "Quietly" (Oon Jit Fong)
*Best Director: Kam Leong Huat. "Di (Little Brother)"
*Special Jury Prize: "10 Minutes Later" (Kirsten Tan Keng Ing)
*Special Achievement Award: "Where Is Singapore?" (Kelly Ling)

External links

* [http://www.filmfest.org.sg/ Official Site]


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