Winner, Jury Grand Prize, 2016 Mark Lee Ping-bing is a world acclaimed Taiwanese cinematographer, photographer and author with over 70 films and 21 international awards…
Special Mention, Jury Grand Prize, 2016
Lion is Sunny Pawar’s first acting role. He was discovered at a school for disadvantaged children in Mumbai after an exhaustive search to find the boy to play the leading role of young Saroo. Sunny continues to live with his family and go to school in Mumbai. Since filming of Lion, Sunny has been cast in the film Love Sonia, starring Demi Moore.
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