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13th Asian Film Awards – Winners 2019

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We present the list of winners of the Asian Film Awards that took place today in Hong Kong’s TVB City.

Best Film
Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda – Japan | 2018 – 121 min.

Best Director
Lee Chang-dong for Burning – South Korea | 2018 – 148 min.

Best New Director
Oliver Chan Siu Kuen for Still Human – Hong Kong | 2019 – 115 min.

Best Actress
Samal Yeslyamove for her work in Ayka (Dir. Sergey Dvortsevoy) – Russia, Germany, Poland, Kazakhstan, China, France | 2018 – 100 min.

Best Actor
Yakusho Koji for his work in The Blood of Wolves (Dir. Kazuya Shiraishi) – Japan | 2018 – 126 min.

Best Supporting Actress
Kara Wai for her work in Tracey (Dir. Jun Li) – Hong Kong | 2018 – 119 min.

Best Supporting Actor
Zhang Yu for his work in Dying to Survive (Dir. Muye Wen) – China | 2018 – 117 min.

Best Newcomer
Johnny Huang Jingyu for Operation Red Sea (Dir. Dante Lam) – China, Morocco, Hong Kong | 2018 – 142 min.

Best Screenplay
Jia Zhangke for Ash in Purest White (Dir. Jia Zhangke) – China, France, Japan | 2018 – 136 min.

Best Editing
Tsukamoto Shinya for Killing (Dir. Shinya Tsukamoto) – Japan | 2018 – 80 min.

Best Cinematography
Zhao Xiaoding for Shadow (Dir. Zhang Yimou) China, Hong Kong | 2018 – 114 min.

Best Original Music
Hosono Haruomi for Shoplifeters (Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda) – Japan | 2018 – 121 min.

Best Costume Design
Chen Minzheng for Shadow (Dir. Zhang Yimou) China, Hong Kong | 2018 – 114 min.

Best Production Design
Ma Kwong Wing for Shadow (Dir. Zhang Yimou) China, Hong Kong | 2018 – 114 min.

Best Visual Effects
Alex Lim Hung Fung for Project Gutenberg (Dir. Felix Chong) – China, Hong Kong | 2018 – 130 min.

Best Sound
Yang Jiang and Zhao Nan for Shadow (Dir. Zhang Yimou) China, Hong Kong | 2018 – 114 min.

2018 Highest Grossing Asian Film
Operation Red Sea by Dante Lam – China, Morocco, Hong Kong | 2018 – 142 min.

Lifetime Achievement Award
Lee Chang-dong

Excellence in Asian Cinema Award
Yakusho Koji

AFA Next Generation Award
Kim Jae-joong

AFA Rising Star
Park Seo-jun

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