PIA Film Awards – Winners 2016

This year’s PIA Film Festival (PFF) was held from 10 to 23 September at the National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, in Tokyo, with the award-winning ceremony taking place on the last day. The jury was comprised from Shuichi Okita, Naoko Okigami, (directors), Hitsohi Endo (producer) Yohei Sadoshima (editor) Yojiro Noda (Artist/Musician).

The winners were:

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Grand Prize: Out of the Frying Pan (Takashi Komatsu)
Runner-up Award: Flowering (Isora Iwakiri)
Special Jury Prize: The Hell of Sisyphus (Shun Ito), Tokeru (Aya Igashi), Let’s Sleep Together Again (Lynn Shuto)
Entertainment Award (Horipro prize): Drill and Messy (Ayuta Yoshikawa)
Audience Award: Vanitas (Takuya Uchiyama)
Cinema Fan Award (Pia Eiga Seikatsu prize): Let’s Sleep Together Again (Lynn Shuto)
Gemstone Award (Nikkatsu prize): Flowering (Isora Iwakiri)
The Japan P.E.N Club Award: Flowering (Isora Iwakiri)

Out of the Frying Pan
Out of the Frying Pan
Flowering
Flowering
Tokeru
The Hell of Sisyphus
lets-sleep-together-again
Let’s Sleep Together Again
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Drill and Messy
Vanitas

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