International Film Festival & Awards · Macao

The 3rd International Film Festival & Awards · Macao (IFFAM) will take place from December 8-14, 2018.

Chen Kaige will serve as Jury President for the International Competition programme which is dedicated exclusively to films by first and second time film makers and includes an award of 60,000 USD for best feature.

The 2nd IFFAM took place from 8-14 December 2017 at the Macao Cultural Centre. The IFFAM Organizing Committee and International Professional Team, including Artistic Director Mike Goodridge, worked to build on the successes of last year’s inaugural Festival with the aims of promoting Macao as a centre of cultural tourism and international exchange and to pave the way for the future development of Macao’s film and creative industries. 500 local and international media representatives, international buyers, filmmakers, producers, actors, actresses, distributors and investors joined guests from international film festivals at the seven day event.

Natalia Garagiola’s Hunting Season was presented with the Best Film Award, which was decided by the international Competition Jury comprising Jury President Laurent Cantet and jury members Joan Chen, Jessica Hausner, Lawrence Osborne and Royston Tan. Wrath Of Silence by Xin Yukin was awarded the Jury Prize with Xavier Legrand winning Best Director for Custody.

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