One of China’s leading cinematographers, Wang Yu’s credits include Tian Zhuangzhuang’s Wu Qingyuan and Delamu, Yang Fan’s Colour Blossoms and Lou Ye’s The Purple Butterfl y and Suzhou River.
Palitha Perera is one of Sri Lanka’s top cinematographers and has been awarded all major awards in Sri Lanka for his work. He has shot more than 500 commercials, 20 television films and 2 feature films. His second film ‘Sankara’ has won numerous awards at various international film festivals, including the Silver Pyramid Award at the Cairo film festival. Palitha’s experimental raw style of cinematography was highly acclaimed by film critics around the globe. Palitha started his work life as a teacher but his great interest in photography and a passion for the arts led him to cinematography.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.