Film Festival

8th Nashik International Film Festival – Awards 2016


We present the list of winners of the Nashik International Film Festival that took place from March 17th until the 20th in Nashik (India).

Documentary Section
Best International Documentary – Bhagyle Bachekahar (Nepal Earthquake) by Ganesh Pandey – Nepal
Best Indian Documentary – Rebellion Bejeweled by Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta – India
Noteworthy Awards – The Art of a Locale by Suresh Poduval – India
Best Documentary Nashik Focus – Godavaricha Bhavishya Hey Apalach Kartavya by Pravin Patil – India
Best Social Issue – Raktanubandh by Pramod Naik – India

International & Indian Feature Film Section
Best International Film – Angels Shepard by Caner Erzincan – Turkey
NIFF International Appreciation
Uthopia by Nassan Nazir – UK
Two by Soheia Golestani – Iran
Best Regional Film (Kanada) – Gopala by Vasant Raj, Sujeta Sethi – India
Best Regional Film (Konkani) – Enemy? By Dinesh Bhonsle – India
Best Regional Film (Assamee) – Fish in a Bowl by Sakina Hazarika – India
Best Film Made in Nashik – Perfect Plan by A.D. Jain, Yusuf Qasmi – India
Best Director – Suman Ganguly for the film Blue Mountains – India
Best Debut Director – Yusuf Qasmi for the film Perfect Plan – India
Best Children Director – Dharmesh Pandit for the film Yaa Samza Karo – India
Best Background Score – Sushant Pawar & Kishor Pawar for the film Yaaro Samza Karo – India
Best Graphic & Visual Effect – Envision Studio Pvt Ltd, Ami & Kishor for the film Yaaro Samza Karo – India
Best Political Film – Ek Udaan – Hoslonse Bhari by Rockson & Anil Shimpi – India
Best Sanskrit Film – Ishti by Dr. G. Prabha – India
Best Noteworthy Film – Saankal by Dedipya Joshi – India
Best Animation Film – Bal Ganesh 3 by Vijay Bhanushali – India

Short Film Section
Best International Short – 3 Colors by Mozghan Traneh – Iran
Best International Social Film – Love and Belief by Rishi Sharma – Mauritius
Best Indian Film – Holding Back by Wilson Louis – india
Best Social Issues – Identity by Amar Deokar – India
Best Social Message – New Horizon by Chandra Shekhar Rath – India
Best Social Film – Basic by Chetan Ghandi – India
Best Noteworthy Film – Moksha by Aly Rana – India
Best Animation Film – Fisher Woman And Tuk tuk by Suresh Eriyay – India
Jury Mention
Sundar by Rohan Kanawade – India
Raani by Abhishek Naik – India
Priyamaina Ammaa Nannaku by Prabhakar Aaripaka – India
Best Inspirational Film – I Fought I Survived by aarthii Naagpal – India
Best Environmental Film – Santulan by Yogi Singh Thakul – India
Best Debut Film Maker – Renuka Shahane for the film Aathayan – India
Best Debut Film – Anamika by MShantaram – India
Best Concept Jury Mention – Money Order by Amol Padave – India
Best Student Film Maker
Nilashmi Rahule for the film Hello! Love Calling – India
Shraddha Ramteke for the film Insaan – India
Best Film – What Next by Rakesh Wani – India
Best Film Focus – Yaadein by Siddhant Ashok Sawant – India

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