VIFF 2017 Winners

Grand Prix

Million Loves in Me — Directed by Sampson Yuen

Best Feature Film

Platonov — Directed by Andreas Morell

Best Director

Ebrahim Hatamikia (Bodyguard)

Best Original Screenplay

Million Loves in Me — Original Screenplay by John Yiu, Tiong Wooi LIM, Jeremy Tan

Best Short Film

Forgiveness — Directed by Rima Irani

Best Documentary Film

Chasing Stars — Directed by Markus Eichenberger

The Writer with No Hands — Directed by William Westaway

Best Experimental Film

Je Suis Le Ténébreux — Directed by Rank Amateur, Christopher Chaplin

Best Music Video

Nara - alt-J — Directed by Jasmin Selen Heinz

Best Actor

John Yiu (Million Loves in Me)

Best Actress

Franziska Petri (Platonov)

Best Supporting Actor

Babak Hamidian (Bodyguard)

Best Art Direction

Bodyguard — Directed by Ebrahim Hatamikia

Best Cinematography

Platonov — Cinematography by Felix Cramer