List of Singapore International Film Festival awards

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The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is an annual film festival held every year in Singapore. The festival was first held in 1987. It screens films from local and overseas countries. Film industry-related activities such as exhibitions, workshops and seminars are also organised for the Singapore International Film Festival.

Silver Screen Awards Competition[edit]

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[edit]

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

1991 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

  • 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:

1992 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Special Jury Prize: Waves of a Distant Shore (Meng Ong)
  • Best Director: Meng Ong, Waves of a Distant Shore

1993 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Special Jury Prize: Ragged (Nisar & Nazir Husain)
  • Best Director: Meng Ong, Buddha's Garden

1994 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film: Ethos (Dominic Christopher Pereira); Married (Chee Kong Cheah (CheeK))
  • 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[edit]

1996 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film: A Moveable Feast (Sandi Tan, Jasmine Ng, Kelvin Tong)

1997 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film, Special Achievement Award: Beansprouts and Salted Fish (Chee Kong Cheah (CheeK))
  • Best Director: Norman on the Air (Wee Li Lin)

1998 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

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[edit]

  • Best Asian Feature: The Hole (Taiwan, Tsai Ming-Liang)
  • Special Jury Prize: Connection by Fate (Taiwan, Wan Jen)
  • 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 Jen)
  • NETPAC-FIPRESCI Special Mention: Beshkempir (Aktan Abdykalykov)
  • NETPAC-FIPRESCI Special Mention: The Power of Kangwon Province (South Korea, Hong Sang-soo)
  • SFC Young Cinema Award: Beshkempir (Aktan Abdykalykov)

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film: Datura (Abdul Nizam)
  • Best Director: Tay Hui Ngi, Pariah's Diary
  • 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[edit]

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[edit]

Singapore Short Film Category: No Best Film or Best Director winners

  • Special Achievement Award: eAHLONG.COM (Colin Goh)

2002 Silver Screen Award[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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: 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 Junfeng)
  • Best Director: Gavin Lim, Subtitle
  • Special Jury Prize: Elephant: OK (Srinivas Bhakta)
  • Special Achievement Award: A Family Portrait

2006 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

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)

2007 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

  • Best Asian Feature: Opera Jawa (Garin Nugroho, Indonesia)
  • Best Director: Shawkat Amin Korki (Crossing the Dust, Iraq)
  • Special Jury Prize: Ying Liang (The Other Half, China)
  • Best Actor: Carlos Chahine (The Last Man, Lebanon)
  • Best Actress: Han Hyo-joo (Ad-Lib Night, South Korea)
  • NETPAC Award: Crossing The Dust (Shawkat Amin Korki, Iraq)
  • NETPAC Award: Like a Virgin (Lee Hae-young, Lee Hae-jun, South Korea)

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film: Conversations (Tia Quah)
  • Best Director: Tan Keng Ing Kirsten, Fonzi
  • Special Jury Prize: Katong Fugue (Boo Junfeng)
  • Special Achievement Award: Tan Wei Keong, White

2008 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

  • Best Asian Feature: Slingshot (Brillante Mendoza, the Philippines)
  • Special Jury Prize: Out of Coverage (Abellatif Abdelhamid, Syria)
  • Best Director: Brillante Mendoza (Slinghshot, the Philippines)
  • Best Performance: Inessa Kislova (Swift, dir: Abai Kulbai, Kazakhstan)
  • NETPAC Award: Slingshot, (Brillante Mendoza, the Philippines)

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film: Keluar Baris (Boo Junfeng)
  • Special Jury Prize: Wet Seasons (Michael Tay)
  • Best Director: Boo Junfeng, Keluar Baris
  • Special Achievement Award: My Home, My Heaven (Muhammad Eysham Ali)
  • Best Cinematography: Sharon Loh, Keluar Baris
  • Best Performance: Magdalene Tan, Silent Girls

2009 Silver Screen Awards[edit]

  • Best Asian Feature: Laila’s Birthday (Palestine)
  • Best Director: Rasoul Sadr Ameli, Every Night, Loneliness (Iran)
  • Best Performance: Yang Ik-june, Breathless (South Korea)
  • Best Cinematography: Zhang Yi, Jalainur (China)
  • NETPAC Award - Critic's Prize: Jalainur (Zhao Ye, China)
  • Special Mention: Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (Edwin, Indonesia)

Singapore Film Awards:

  • Best Film: Rule #1 (Kelvin Tong)
  • Best Director: Royston Tan, 12 Lotus
  • Best Screenplay: Sherman Ong, Hashi
  • Best Performance: Mark Lee, Money No Enough 2
  • Best Cinematography: Roszali Samad, Brian Gothong Tan, Sharon Loh, Jaye Neo, Cain Chui, Andrew Mark Sobrielo, Chris Yeo and Adrian Lo, Lucky 7

Singapore Short Film Category:

  • Best Film: Swimming Lesson (Kat Goh)
  • Best Director: Kat Goh, Swimming Lesson
  • Best Performance: Cheong Soon Foon, Madam Chan
  • Best Cinematography: Simon Walsh and David Shiyang Liu, 5 Films in an Anthology of A Film A Month
  • Special Mention: Hush Baby (Tan Wei Keong)

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