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15th Pune International Film Festival

12th to 19th January , 2017

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Awards 2017

Category - Animation

  • 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

Category - Live Action

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 film award is given to the film Tenants directed by Klara Kochańska & produced by Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna, Poland
  • Category- PIFF Special Award instituted by Ms. Maria Prochazakova for the Final Year Student of Direction from FTII- Mr. Mukul Haloi

Category - Marathi films

  • 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)
  • 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
  • Audience Award for the Best Marathi film – Ghuma Directed by Mahesh Kale
  • 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.

Category - World Cinema Awards

  • Polish Actress Agata Buzek, for the film The Innocents (Agnus Dei)
  • Pieter-Jan De Pue, the cinematographer of the film The Land of the Enlightened
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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%)
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