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Hong Kong Film Awards 2010 Winners

The winners of the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards 2010 have been announced. The Hong Kong Film Awards were: “founded in 1982, are the most prestigious film awards in Hong Kong and among the most respected in mainland China and Taiwan. Award ceremonies are held annually, typically in April. The Awards recognize achievement in all aspects of filmmaking, such as directing, screenwriting, acting and cinematography. The awards are the Hong Kong equivalent to the American Oscars and the British BAFTAS. All of the winners of this years Hong Kong Film Awards are listed below.

Best film: Bodyguards and Assassins

Best Asian film: Departures (Japan)

Best director: Teddy Chen, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best new director: Cheung King-wai, KJ: Music and Life

Best actor: Simon Yam, Echoes of the Rainbow

Best actress: Wai Ying-Hong, At the End of Daybreak

Best supporting actor: Nicholas Tse, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best supporting actress: Michelle Ye, Accident

Best new performer: Aarif Lee, Echoes of the Rainbow

Best screenplay: Alex Law, Echoes of the Rainbow

Best cinematographer: Arthur Wong, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best film editing: Kong Chi-leung, Chan Chi-wai, Overheard

Best art direction: Ken Mak, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best costume and makeup design: Dora Ng, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best action choreography: Stephen Tung, Lee Tat-chiu, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best original film score: Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, Bodyguards and Assassins

Best original film song: “Echoes of the Rainbow” from Echoes of the Rainbow, composer Lowell Lo, lyrics by Alex Law, performed by Aarif Lee

Best sound design: Steve Burgess, Wu Jiang, Red Cliff II

Best visual effects: Ng Yuen-fai, Chas Chau, Tam Kai-kwan, The Storm Warriors

Lifetime achievement award: Lau Kar-leung

The Hong Kong Film Award ceremony also included a tribute to Bruce Lee, who would have turned 70 next November, and a moment of silence in honor of the victims of last week’s earthquake in China’s Qinghai province.

Source: AltFilmGuide

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