Asian Film Awards 2012

Best Film

  • Nader and Simin, A Separation Iran - Winner
  • Postcard Japan
  • The Flowers of War China
  • The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China
  • Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Taiwan
  • You Don't Get Life a Second Time India

Best Director

  • Asghar Farhadi – Nader and Simin, A Separation Iran - Winner
  • Teddy Soeriaatmadja – Lovely Man Indonesia
  • Sono Sion – Guilty of Romance Japan
  • Tsui Hark – The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China
  • Wei Te-Sheng – Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Taiwan
  • Zhang Yimou – The Flowers of War China

Best Actor

  • Donny Damara – Lovely Man Indonesia - Winner
  • Chen Kun – The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China
  • Andy Lau – A Simple Life Hong Kong
  • Park Hae-il – War of the Arrows South Korea
  • Yakusho Koji – Chronicle of My Mother Japan

Best Actress

  • Deanie Ip – A Simple Life Hong Kong - Winner
  • Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture India
  • Michelle Chen – You Are the Apple of My Eye Taiwan
  • Eugene Domingo – The Woman in the Septic Tank Philippines
  • Leila Hatami – Nader and Simin, A Separation Iran

Best Supporting Actor

  • Lawrence Ko – Jump Ashin! Taiwan - Winner
  • Umin Boya – Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Taiwan
  • Lee Je-hoon – The Front Line South Korea
  • Mario Maurer – The Outrage Thailand

Best Supporting Actress

  • Shamaine Buencamino – Niño Philippines - Winner
  • Gwei Lun-mei – The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China
  • Cris Horwang – Headshot Thailand
  • Mitsushima Hikari – Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai Japan
  • Yan Ni – 11 Flowers China/France

Best Newcomer

  • Ni Ni – The Flowers of War China - Winner
  • Ko Chen-tung – You Are the Apple of My Eye Taiwan
  • Eric Lin Hui-min – Starry Starry Night Taiwan/China/Hong Kong
  • Maeda Ohshiro – I Wish Japan
  • Gita Novalista – The Mirror Never Lies Indonesia

Best Screenwriter

  • Asghar Farhadi – Nader and Simin, A Separation Iran - Winner
  • Shindô Kaneto – Postcard Japan
  • Liu Heng, Yan Geling – The Flowers of War China
  • Alan Mak, Felix Chong – Overheard 2 Hong Kong
  • Chris Martinez – The Woman in the Septic Tank Philippines

Best Cinematographer

  • Jake Pollock, Lai Yiu-fai – Wu Xia China/Hong Kong - Winner
  • Chin Ting-chan – Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Taiwan
  • Vishwajit Karunarathna – Flying Fish Sri Lanka
  • Kim Woo-hyung – The Front Line South Korea
  • Rachmat Syaiful – The Mirror Never Lies Indonesia

Best Production Designer

  • Yee Chung-Man, Sun Li – Wu Xia China/Hong Kong - Winner
  • Suzanne Caplan Merwanji – You Don't Get Life a Second Time India
  • Ryu Seong-hie – The Front Line South Korea
  • Taneda Yohei – Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Taiwan
  • Yee Chung-Man, Ben Lau – The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China

Best Composer

  • Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, Chatchai Pongprapaphan – Wu Xia China/Hong Kong - Winner
  • Chen Qigang – The Flowers of War China
  • Ricky Ho – Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Taiwan
  • A.R. Rahman – Rockstar India
  • Sakamoto Ryuichi – Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai Japan

Best Editor

  • Hayedeh Safiyari – Nader and Simin, A Separation Iran - Winner
  • Curran Pang – Overheard 2 Hong Kong
  • Nelly Quettier – 11 Flowers China/France
  • Anand Subaya – You Don't Get Life a Second Time India
  • Tang man-to – White Vengeance China/Hong Kong

Best Visual Effects

  • Wook Kim, Josh Cole, Frankie Chung – The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China - Winner
  • Haresh Hingorani, Keitan Yadav – Ra.One India
  • Kamiya Makoto – Gantz Japan
  • Xiao Yang, Chang Song, A Law, Li Ming-hsung, Li Jin-hui – Starry Starry Night Taiwan/China/Hong Kong
  • Yung Kwok-yin, Andy Kang – Wu Xia China/Hong Kong

Best Costume Designer

  • Yee Chung-Man, Lai Hsuan-wu – The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hong Kong/China - Winner
  • Amano Kyoko, Emura Kouichi – Milocrorze: A Love Story Japan
  • William Chang Suk-ping – The Flowers of War China
  • Mok Kwan-kit, Wong Ming-ha – White Vengeance China/Hong Kong
  • Noppadol Techo – The Outrage Thailand