This juried competition recognises new and up-and-coming young filmmakers from around Asia for their achievements in filmmaking. A cash prize will be awarded to the film that demonstrates standout excellence in creativity, storytelling, technique, and innovation in the narrative form. Age group and category winners will also receive a cash prize and all shortlisted films will be presented with AAYFF certificates.
Film Categories – Age Group
Best In 10 – 12 Age Group Category
Best In 13 – 15 Age Group Category
Best In 16 – 18 Age Group Category
Best AAYFF Film 2018
Narrative – any film that is primarily a narrative.
Genre Film– any film that primarily fits a specific genre convention (Horror, Comedy, etc)
Best Music Video
*Keep it PG please!
Film Categories – Technical
Best Sound Design
Best Special Effects
The AAYFF Audience Award 2019
As voted for by the online audience and those attending the gala screening event decided one week after the screening event.