Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2015
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Nomination Detail

Sri Lankan, writer and director Vimukthi Jayasundara studied at Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains in France. His directorial debut, The Forsaken Land won the Caméra d’Or Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005. Between Two Worlds, his second film, screened In Competition at the 2009 Venice Film Festival and Jayasundra was nominated for the APSA for Achievement in Directing. His feature Mushrooms was screened in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes in 2011. His other works include Light in the Yellow Breathing Space (2012), Chatrak (2011), Ahasin Wetei (2009), Sulanga Enu Pinisa (2005) and Vide pour l’amour (2003).


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.

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