Asian Film Awards 2009 Winners

Here are the winners of 2009 Asian Film Awards, which was held last March 23, 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Best Film – Tokyo Sonata – Japan/the Netherlands/Hong Kong

Director – Koreeda Hirokazu, Still Walking – Japan

Actor – Motoki Masahiro, Departures – Japan

Actress – Zhou Xun, The Equation of Love and Death – China

Supporting Actor – Jung Woo-sung, The Good, the Bad, the Weird – South Korea

Supporting Actress – Gina Pareno, Service (Serbis) – the Philippines

Best Newcomer – Yu Shaoqun, Forever Enthralled – China

Screenwriter – Kurosawa Kiyoshi/Max Mannix/Tanaka Sachiko, Tokyo Sonata – Japan/the Netherlands/Hong Kong

Cinematographer – Jola Dylewska, Tulpan – Germany/Kazakhstan/Poland/Russia/Switzerland

Production Designer – Daniel Yan-kong Lee, Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon – Hong Kong/South Korea/China

Composer – Hisaishi Joe, Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea – Japan

Editor – Kim Sun-min, The Chaser – South Korea

Visual effects – Craig Hayes, Red Cliff – China

The Nielsen Box Office Award by The Hollywood Reporter – Priyanka Chopra from India

Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema – Tsui Hark, Nansun Shi, Film Workshop Co. Ltd. – Hong Kong

Edward Yang New Talent Award – Wei Te-sheng – Taiwan