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.

 

 

BEST IN  10 - 12 AGE GROUP CATEGORY

BEST IN  13 - 15 AGE GROUP CATEGORY

BEST IN  16 - 18 AGE GROUP CATEGORY

BEST IN  19 - 21 AGE GROUP CATEGORY

 

BEST AAYFF FILM 2017

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Best Animation

BEST EXPERIMENTAL

Best DRAMA

Best Music Video

Best ShortSHORT

 

Best female actor in a leading role

Best male actor in a leading role

Best editing

Best Cinematography

Best Sound Design

Best special effects

 

THE AAYFF AUDIENCE AWARD

(As voted for by the online audience and THOSE attending the Gala Screening event decided one week after the screening event)

 

*PRIZES WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DUE COURSE

 

The most honest form of filmmaking is to make a film for yourself.
— Peter Jackson