Los Angeles, CA, Dec 29 – In order to support the creative practice and innovation ability of youth films and students, the 5th Asian Film Festival Golden Diamond Awards has specially set up the Youth Unit in 2023 to increase the promotion of youth films and student films to the world screen. The following is the list of Emerging Talent Awards of Youth Unit of the 5th Asian Film Festival winning films:

“Timeless Moves”, Short Film, USA,
“4/4 (Common Time)”, Short Film, USA
“Seven Miles River”, Short Film, China
“Mother”, Short Film, USA
“If I Were Gone”, Short Film, USA
“The Lights”, Short Film, China
“How Shadows Dance: A Cinematic Journey into the Ancient Art of Chinese Shadow Puppetry”, Documentary, China
“Body”, Short Film, USA
“Salvation”, Short Film, USA
“Take a Shower”, Short Film, USA

The Youth Unit films for this year’s finalist of Emerging Talent Awards of Youth Unit at the 5th Asian Film Festival are as follows:

“Touth”, Short Film, USA
“Distance”, Short Film, USA
“Tucked Away in Taste Memories”, Short Film, China
“Mommy’s 12 hours”, Short Film, USA
“The House Gets High”, Short Film, USA
“Timeless Moves”, Short Film, USA,
“4/4 (Common Time)”, Short Film, USA
“Seven Miles River”, Short Film, China
“Mother”, Short Film, USA
“If I Were Gone”, Short Film, USA
“The Lights”, Short Film, China
“How Shadows Dance: A Cinematic Journey into the Ancient Art of Chinese Shadow Puppetry”, Documentary, China
“Body”, Short Film, USA
“Salvation”, Short Film, USA
“Take a Shower”, Short Film, USA



The Emerging Talent Awards of Youth Unit is a way for Asian Film Festival to cooperate with third-party independent units mainly overseas, and will gradually adjust and improve its selection method, including selected, nominee and award winner in 2024. At that time, the results and achievements of the promotion will be announced gradually.


Contact Youth Unit Office at:
usa@asianfilmfestival.us