The APSA Nominations Council is comprised of international film industry experts drawn from high profile academic institutions, film festivals and film organisations across Asia Pacific.

The Nominations Council determined the nominees for the seven feature film categories of Best Feature Film, Achievement in Directing, Best Screenplay, Achievement in Cinematography, UNESCO Award, Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor.

Now in his 9th year as Council Chair, Professor Kim is joined on the 2015 APSA International Nominations Council by a distinguished group of film professionals representing expertise across all :

  • Gulnara Abikeyeva (Kazakhstan): Film critic, Film Researcher, Artistic Director
  • Anne Démy-Geroe (Australia): Co-Director, Iranian Film Festival Australia
  • Igor Gouskov (Russia): Film Critic, Journalist
  • Meenakshi Shedde (India): Film Critic, Film Curator, Film Festival Consultant
  • Mary Stephen (Hong Kong): Film Editor
  • Maxine Williamson (Australia): Film Director, APSA & Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival