Best Tamil Feature Film award
Endravadhu Oru Naal
Best Tamil Feature Film award it given to Endravadhu Oru Naal by Vetri Duraisamy and it is a brilliant film where the story telling is seamlessly harmonised with outstanding cinematography, screenplay, direction and well played characters. The context of the film, which is based in a rural setting explores the vulnerability of its dwellers in the most gripping and engaging way.
Director : Vetri Duraisamy
Producer : Vetri Duraisamy
Best Tamil Feature film awardee gets
producer gets a Certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.1.0 Lakh
Director gets Certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.2.0 Lakhs
Tamil Feature Film
முதியோர்களின் உணர்வுகளை, முடங்கி கிடக்கும் ஆசைகளை மதித்து அரவணைத்து, அவர்களின் பெறுமதி உணர்த்தும் வகையில் நன்னோக்கதிற்காகவும், நேர்த்தியான திரையாக்கத்திற்காகவும் இந்த விருதினை தட்டி செல்கிறது சீயான்கள்.
Director : Vaikarai Balan
Producer : G Karikalan
Second Best Tamil Feature film awardee gets
A Certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.1.0 Lakh
Director gets Certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.1.0 Lakh
Special Jury Award
Endravadhu Oru Naal
The Special Jury award is given for the cinematography by Shanmuga Sundaram for the film Endravadhu Oru Naal and it is par excellence. The visuals were impactful and articulated the texture, colour, air and the smell of rural earth, allowing the spectator to soak in the experience.
Special Jury award winner gets a Certificate, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.1.0 Lakh
Special Mention Certificate
ka pae ranasingam
The Special mention certificate is given for the woman centric role played by Aishwarya Rajesh in Ka Pe Ranasingam, deserves a huge applause for her remarkable performance as a young widow struggling against all odds. She played the character role displaying her talent and acting skills convincingly.
His/Her Excellencies Ambassadors Who Visited 17th CIFF
Right to Left:
1. Director-General of Taiwan – Mr. Charles Li
2. Second Secretary and Vice-Consul of Australia – Mr. Andrew Collister
3. Director of Goethe-Institut – Mr. Helmut Schippert
4. Mr. Pa Ranjith – Tamil Film Director
5. Mr. RV Udhaya Kumar – Secretary, Director’s Association
6. Director Bhagyaraj
7. Mr. Sivan Kannan – President, Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation
8. Thiru Kadambur Raju – Honourable Minister for Information and Publicity
9. Mr. Katragadda Prasad – President, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce
10. Consul-General of Korea – His Excellency Kim Hyung Tae
11. Consul-General of Germany – Her Excellency Karin Stoll
12. Mr. Ravi Kottarakara – Secretary, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce
13. Mr. Emanadar Thangaraj – Festival Director, Chennai International Film Festival
ICAF started organizing CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF) from the year 2003. Striving to be in par with the best International Film Festivals across the globe, CIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Indian Panorama films to the cinema loving city of Chennai, just as it showcases the best of Tamil films to the world.