16th Pune International Film Festival

11th to 18th January, 2018

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Awards 2017

World Cinema Awards

  • Prabhat Award for the Best International Film instituted by the Government of Maharashtra awarded to the Czech Republic film Lost in Munich (Ztraceni v Mnichove) directed by Petr Zelenka & produced by David Ondrícek and the prize money of Rs. 10 Lakhs is shared equally between the director (50%) and the producer (50%)
  • Prabhat Award for the Best International Film Director instituted by the Government of Maharashtra of Rs. 5 Lakhs is given to Kirill Serebrennikov for the Russian Film The Student (Uchenik)
  • Audience Award for the Best International Film- In between Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud
  • The special jury award is given to the Director Ivan I. Tverdovsky of the Russian Film Zoology (Zoologiya)
  • The special jury award is given to the Director Haobam Paban Kumar of the Indian Film Lady of the Lake
  • Special Mention Certificates are given to Polish Actress Agata Buzek, for the film The Innocents (Agnus Dei)
  • Special Mention Certificates are given to Pieter-Jan De Pue, the cinematographer of the film The Land of the Enlightened

Marathi Cinema Awards

  • Government of Maharashtra “Sant Tukaram” Best International Marathi Film is given to the film Lathe Joshi directed by Mangesh Joshi and produced by Sonal Joshi & Mangesh Joshi. Rs. 5 Lakhs is shared between the director (50%) and the producers (50%) equally.
  • Audience Award for the Best Marathi film – Ghuma Directed by Mahesh Kale
  • Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Chitrapat Maha Mandal Best Cinematographer award goes to Satyajeet Shobha Shreeram, the cinematographer of the film Lathe Joshi
  • Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Chitrapat Maha Mandal Best Marathi Screenplay award is given to Rajesh Mapuskar for the film Ventilator
  • Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Chitrapat Maha Mandal Best Marathi Film Actor award is given to Aarya Adhav the lead actor of the film Dashakriya
  • Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Chitrapat Maha Mandal Best Marathi Film Actress award is given to Tannishtha Chatterjee for the film Doctor Rakhmabai
  • Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Chitrapat Maha Mandal Best Marathi Film Director award goes to Sandip Bhalchandra Patil for the film Dashakriya
  • Special Mention certificate is recommended to the lead actor Padmanabh Bind for the film Ek te Chaar band
  • Special Jury award is given to Sandeep Sawant, the director of the film Nadi Vahate (River Flows)

PIFF Special Award instituted by Ms. Maria Prochazakova for the Final Year Student of Direction from FTII- Mr. Mukul Haloi

Volkswagen International Students Animation Awards

  • Best Volkswagen International Students Animation Competition ( India ) short film award is given to Indian film Tumbling Street produced by St. Xavier's College
  • Best Volkswagen International Students Animation Competition ( International ) short film award is given to the French film Missing Key produced by ESMA

Volkswagen International Students Live Action Awards

  • The Best film award is given to the film Tenants directed by Klara Kochańska & produced by Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna, Poland
  • The Best Director award is given to Eva Riley the director of the UK film The Patriot produced by National Film and Television School, UK
  • The Best Audiographer award is presented to Simon Peter for the USA film Pitter Patter Goes My Heart produced by Filmakademie Wien, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and Columbian University
  • The best Cinematographer award is presented to Alpesh Nagar for the Indian film Kalpvriksha produced by Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
  • The Best Screenplay award is given to Aboozar Amini for the UK film Angelus Novus produced by London Film School
  • Special mention certificate is given to Patrick Vollrath, the director of the film Everything Will Be Okay produced by University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
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