Location: Asia (changing)

Notes:
  • The film festival is held annually in a country designated by the Board of Directors of the Federation of Motion Picture Producers in Asia-Pacific.

Time Specification: regular

Geographic Specification: multinational


Awards

Best Film
Given: 1954-1966, 1968-1980, 1982-
1998: The festival is held in conjunction with the Golden Horse Film Festival in Taipei, Taiwan.
(a) Eligible are films from the 18 member countries of the Federation of Motion Picture Producers in Asia-Pacific (FPA), namely; Thailand, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kuwait, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Uzbekistan, Georgia and Iran (as of 2002)
(a) Eligible are films from the 14 member countries of namely; Thailand, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kuwait, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, Japan and New Zealand. (as of 1999)
(a) Eligible are films from the 7 founding member countries of the Federation of Motion Picture Producers in Asia-Pacific (FPA), namely; Japan, Taiwan, Hongkong, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. (as of 1953)
(b) Films must not have been commercially released earlier than January, 1st of the preceding year in which the festival is held.
(c) Films which have not been released commercially, but with production completed on or after January, 1st of the preceding year in which the festival is held, are eligible too.

Best Short Film

Best Animated Film

Best Documentary

Best Director

Best Short Film Director

Best New Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best New Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Art Director

Best Editing

Best Music

Best Sound

Best Special Effects

Most Promising Newcomer

Grand Jury Award

Special Jury Award

Special Award

Special Mention

Lifetime Achievement Award
Given for lifetime dedication and contribution for film.

Best Art Direction

Outstanding Achievement Award