Saturday, December 29, 2007

Award for the most promising Director and Award for the most promising Director and Special Jury prize in the IFFISpecial Jury prize in the IFFI

Thailand's Pongpat Wachirabunjong received the award for the most promising director for his film 'Me Myself'. This film is about a man who suffers from amnesia and sets out to find his true identity. Wachirabunjong received a silver peacock and Rs.500,000 from Tony Rodrigues , Mayor of Goa. Special jury award of the year was shared by Golam Rabbany Biplob , Bangladeshi director for 'On the Wings of Dream' and Julia Urbini , Child Artiste in the Mexican film ' MORE THAN ANYTHING IN THE WORLD 'for playing an imaginative girl whose dreams turn into nightmare when she starts believing that her mother is possessed by the vampire-like man next door in . A cash prize of Rs.250,000 and a silver peacock were given to them byMr. S.C. Zameer ,Governor of Goa .Digambar Kamat Chief Minister, Goa, V.V. Pyarelal, Joint Secretary (Film) , Neelam Kapur Director of Film Festival, Nandani Paliwal, CEO , Goa Entertainment Society (ESG) Shekhar Kapur , Indian filmmaker and Kabir Bedi ,Actor were attended the award presentation ceremony.

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