LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov 28 – The Golden Diamond Awards nominations of the 3rd Asian Film Festival Committee were announced ‬in Los Angeles today.

“The Coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for filmmakers this year, and we will be following the orders and guidelines of the City of Los Angeles by hosting the Golden Diamond Awards ceremony on December 19th at the Pacific Palms Resort hotel. At that time, there will be wonderful contestants from the global final of Miss Asia International beauty pageant to perform and entertain the ceremony. We are looking forward to getting together with filmmakers who can attend the ceremony to share happiness and joy. We are also looking forward to getting together with filmmakers at the 4th Asian Film Festival next year,” said Jason Quin, Executive chairman of Asian Film Festival Committee.

“The 3rd Asian Film Festival Los Angeles Hollywood 2021 received from the United States, Britain, Canada, Japan, kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Iran, China and Taiwan, Hong Kong and other countries and regions to hold audience attention, we are very encouraging, Our goal will continue to be to promote Asian films, filmmakers around the world, “ said Holmes Stoner, Chairman of the Asian Film Festival Committee in press conference on last Sunday

Here is the list of the 3rd Annual Golden Diamond Awards of Asian Film Festival Los Angeles 2021 nominees:

Best Feature
“Winter in LA”, USA
“Run! Shunzi”, China
“The Road to Eden”, Kyrgyzstan
“The Taste of Relation”, Canada
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada

Best Documentary
“Yokosuka 1953”, Japan
“Shades of Trish”, USA
“The Choice”, Iran
“The Celine Archive”, USA
“Song of Little Saigon”, USA

Best Short Film
“Tarantula Teaser: a Time for Love”, China
“Dream or Reality”, Japan
“The Last Flight”, China
“Hell in a Handbasket”, Canada
“Ang Motel”, USA

Best Documentary Short
“Believer”, China
“Cost to be Cinderella in Japan”, Japan
“The Dukha”, USA
“Shades of Trish”, USA
“Ghost Mountain”, USA

Best Student Short
“Landing”, USA
“Hear From You”, Canada
“Magician: Game of Detective”, China
“Where the Light Ends”, China
“Dark Windows”, Iran

Best Director
“Run! Shunzi”, China, Chunliang Zhao
“Winter in LA”, USA,Emre Korkmaz
“Four Ever Young”, China, Dong Songyan
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada, Mukesh Asopa
“The Road to Eden”, Kyrgyzstan,

Best Animation
“Coming Back”, USA
“Dream”, Iran
“Parasite Babe”, Singapore
“Anton”, USA,
“Nai Nai”, USA

Best Script
“VS”, USA, Jole Sanchez
“Like Rainbow”, Iran
“The Red Wagon”, USA, Sophia Chou, Todd Lien
”COGITO-19”, USA, Patrick Liu
“The Other Son”, USA, Lei Jia

Best Student Director
“Daughter of Ocean”, USA, James Chu
“The Soup”, USA, Xihan Zhang
“Candy Rain”, USA, Yuan Yang
”Ghost Mountain“”, USA, James Taing, Virginia Lynch Dean
“One Afternoon”, China, Yumin Zhang

Best Foreign Language
“Four Ever Young”, China,
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada,
“The Road to Eden”, Kyrgyzstan
“Run! Shunzi”, China
“The Taste of Relation”, Canada

Best Production Design
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada, Alina Lapteva
“Where the Light Ends”, China, Yuang Wang
“Winter in LA”, USA, Shengxin Jin
“Run! Shunzi”, China,Chunliang Zhao
“A Paper Plane Ride Home” , USA,

Best Cinematography
“A Paper Plane Ride Home”, USA, Ed Poh
“The Dukha”, USA, Zach Wolf
“Kenshi”, USA, Tre’len Johnston
“Snake Trail”, USA, Jiang “John” Du
”Path To The Sky”, Sammy Su, Canada

Best Music
“Four Ever Young”, China,
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada
“A Paper Plane Ride Home”, USA, Georgia Conrad
“Long Night’s Search for the Day”, USA
“Candy Rain”, USA, Hefeng Liu

Best First Director
“Prejudice”, USA, Chuqi Wang
“Witness”, Iran, Golestan Mansouri
“Reading”, USA, Yijie Yan
“Nothingness”, USA, Ruoyu Li
“Take it Easy”, USA, Suja Raghuram Manoj

Best Actor
“Fun, Young, Travel”, Taiwan China, LeCheng Yu
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada, Mukesh Asopa
“The Road to Eden”, Kyrgyzstan, Bakyt Mukul
“Mosaic”, Zimbabwe, Qiao Jiaxu
“Nostalgia”, USA, Vo Dien Gia Huy

Best Actress
“Dear Catherine”, Canada, Lee Chen
“Run! Shunzi”, China, Yuan Xu
“In Another Languag”, Japan, Makoto Kikuchi
“The Road to Eden”, Kyrgyzstan, Shaiyr Kasymalieva,
“Llámame Chinita”, USA, Stacy Pan Chu

Best Child Actor
“A Paper Plane Ride Home”, USA, Val Tan
“Snails”, USA, Aiden Lu
“Bloody Romeo”, Canada, Akshay Asopa

Best Child Actress
“Far from Abroad”, Germany, Laura Im
“Where the Light Ends”, China, Zili Zhang
“Gratuity”, USA, Lotus Yong
“Happy Rolls”, USA, Annie Nguyen


By order of Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles, as well as venue restrictions, In light of novel COVID-19 pandemic trends, the Asian Film Festival Los Angeles Golden Diamond Awards ceremony will be rescheduled to December 19, 2021. For future events information, we will follow the city of Los Angeles’ new vaccination and mask guidelines, please stay tuned for further updates.:

  • EMERGENCY ORDER TO COVID-19, LOS ANGELES
Safer L.A. Order
Issue Date: September 30, 2021
Public Order Under City of Los Angeles Emergency Authority

Golden Diamond Awards Ceremony 
Asian Film Festival Los Angeles Hollywood 

Date: December 19th, 2021
Time: 4:00PM- 8:00PM
Event Location:

Pacific Palms Resort, Majestic Ballroom

One Industry Hills Parkway
City of Industry, CA 91744

Agenda
Date: Dec, 19th, 2021
Time: Sunday 4:00PM – 6:00PM, Red Carpet , Media Interview
6:00PM – 7:00PM: Asian Film Festival Golden Diamond Awards Ceremony and Banquet
7:00PM – 10:30PM: The 33rd Miss Asia International Global Finals and Awards Ceremony
Dress Code: Black Tie and Evening Gown

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Majestic Hall
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City of Industry, CA 91744

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