NIFF 2016 8th GOLDEN CAMERA AWARDS 2016
It was a great evening on Saturday 9th July 2016 at Iskcon auditorium, Juhu, Mumbai, where cine artist and technicians from not only different states of India but also from International films gathered together to celebrate the 8th Golden Camera Awards 2016, NIFF. Many prominent guests from Bollywood and political level were present on this occasion, Mayor of Mumbai, Anup Jalota, Dilip Sen, Sunil Pal, Arun Nalawade, Alka Kubal, Rohini Hattangadi, Makrand Anaspure & Govind Namdeo.
The man behind this organisation is Mukesh Kanneri an engineer from Nasik, who was also attracted toward films and film making, so he decided to bring pupil from various field and department from films together with this move. Being from Nasik he named it on name of great Dadasaheb Phalke. When asked that there is already National award on his name, Mukesh replied that there only one person gets award but we are giving it to best ones from all departments of film, even we have friends from International film industry with us, and now we are in 8th year of celebrating NIFF 2016.
Awards sections are: Int Film Awards, India Regional Films, Niff Marathi Films & Television Awards, Niff music awards, Niff Sanman…. Some important names of nominees are…
- a) Best International Film, Angels Shephard,
- b) NIFF International Appreciation, UTOPIA from UK,
- c) NIFF International Appreciation, TWO from Iran
- d) Best Indian Film (Hindi), PERFECT PLAN,
- e) Best Regional Film (Kannada), GOPALA,
- f) Best Regional Film (Konkani), ENEMY,
- g) Best Regional Film (Assamese), FISH IN A BOWL,
- h) Best Regional Film (Odia), PAHADA RA LUHA (Tears of mountain),
- i) NIFF 2016- Best Director, Suman Ganguly (BLUE MOUNTAINS),
- j) Best Cinematographer, Chandrashekhar Rath (BLUE MOUNTAINS),
- k) Best Debut Director, Yusuf Qasmi (PERFECT PLAN),
- l) Best Children Film (Hindi), Dharmesh Pandit (YAARO SAMJHA KARO),
- m) Best Background Score, Sushant Pawar & Kishor Pawar (Y S KARO),
- n) Best Graphic & Visual Effect, Envision Studious Pvt Ltd (Y S KARO),
- o) Best Political Film, Rockson & Anil Shimpi (EK UDAAN-HOSLOSE BHARI),
- p) Best Sanskrit Film, Dr. G Prabha (ISHTI),
- q) Best Noteworthy Film, Dedipya Joshi (SAANKAL),
- r) Best Animation Film, Vijay Bhanushali (BAL GANESHA 3),
- s) Best Experimental Film (Hindi/Bengali), Sumana Mukherjee & Shanka Ghosh (ATIN ELA & CHAR ADHAYAY).