Five PFF Award 2014 wiining films will be shown at Tokyo International Film Festival - Japanese Cinema Splash section.
Oct 30th from 13:50 : NIAGARA + symposium by Tony Rayns who are a filmmaker, curator and film critc @ TOHO CINEMAS Nihonbashi SCREEN8
Director, Akira Ikeda and three actors, Keisuke Nishiyama, Toshiyuki Takahashi and Sakae Tomomatsu will attend the screenings below.
15 Oct. 16:00 @ Kinoteka Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa
16 Oct. 09:30 @ Kinoteka Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa
17 Oct. 21:00 @ Kinoteka Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa
Screening schedule: Oct 3 08:00pm@CGV Centum City 3 / Oct 5 08:30pm@Busan Cinema Center Cinema1 / Oct 8 08:00pm@CGV Centum City 3
PFF Award 2014 programme films are shown at the Vancouver International Film Festival from Sep 25 to Oct 14 in Canada.
OW by Yohei Suzuki, which is in Best New Director Award section.
Oct 01 07:00pm @The Cinematheque / Oct 03 10:00am @The Cinematheque
Niagara by Chie Hayakawa
Sep 29 10:00am @The Cinematheque / Oct 01 09:30pm @The Cinematheque
Small Garden by Shunsuke Saito
Sep 27 06:30pm@International Village #8 / Sep 28 01:45pm@International Village #8
RAPPA by Yuki Nakajima
Sep 27 06:30pm@International Village #8 / Sep 28 01:45pm@ International Village #8
To discover new filmmaking talent, "PFF AWARD"The PFF Award Competition is the main feature of Pia Film Festival, which was launched in 1977. It places no restrictions whatsoever on the eligibility of its entrants and completely disregards their nationality, age, or sex; whether the film entered is on film or video; how long or short it is; or whether it is a drama, a documentary, or animation. In this regard, PFF Award is the most open of all competitions in the world's film festival circuit. Anyone can participate in this competition. *Total entries to date: 20,246 *Total Award winning works to date: 592
The prize goes to a promising director of the film.(Winner will receive 1,000,000 Yen)
NIAGARA by Chie Hayakawa
Runner up Award
This prize goes to a progressive director of the film whose talent is expected a level of Grand Prize.(Winner will receive 200,000 Yen.)
RAPPA by Yuki Nakajima
Special Jurys' Award
This prize goes to a director of the film who has the most considerable talent expected in the future.(Three winners who each will receive 100,000 Yen.)
Banked Fire by Shuko Yamanouchi
Quiet＆Evil by Kengo Yagawa
THE Motors by Daichi Watanabe
Entertainment Award (Horipro prize)
This prize goes to the film with the highest aspect of entertainment.
Dictator, Koga by Toshimitsu Iizuka
Gemstone Award (Nikkatsu prize)
This prize goes to the most progressive and daring film made beyond the common ideas of filmmaking.
Neo Peach Boy by Manabu Oda
Cinema Fan Award (Pia Eiga Seikatsu prize) & Audience Award
This prize goes to the film which the audience jury expects the screening in theaters most.
Don't say that word by Takuma Sato
The Japan P.E.N Club Award
This prize goes to a director whose activities are desirable for Japanese film industry.
The People Living in Hadenya by Kazuki Agatsuma