2014 APSA Academy Children’s Film Fund successful recipients were announced during the Eighth Asia Pacific Screen Awards Ceremony in Brisbane.

Andrew Pike (Australia) for Boomer

andrewpikeAndrew Pike was inducted into the APSA Academy as a member of the third APSA International Jury in 2009.

A touching but unsentimental coming of age tale of the bonding of two misfits from different classes, a bullied middle class boy and a street kid, who find sanctuary in nature.“



Shilpa Ranade (India) for A Man From Kabul (Kabuliwala)

ranade-cff2014Ranade was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film in 2013 for The World of Goopi and Bagha.

“An imaginative and visually exciting update of a much loved story by India’s Renaissance Man and Nobel Prize winner, Rabindranath Tagore, to make big socio-political ideas digestible for a young audience globally.”