PiFan 2012: The Week's Big Winners are SPACE BROTHERS, KING KELLY and CITADEL

Friday night witnessed the closing ceremony of this year's excellent edition of PiFan and along with it, the prize winners of the festival. A few films stood out in the Puchon Choice section, with Space Brothers, King Kelly and Citadel each walking away with a pair of accolades. Korea, which was not featured in the main competition, nevertheless managed to take home a few prizes for low-budget comedy Super Virgin and various shorts (The Fantastic Duo, The Birth of a Hero and Poison Frog), not to mention the four PiFan Youth Film Academy Awards. Other feature winners announced included Lee's Adventure and the popular Vulgaria.

The ceremony was followed by a presentation of closing film For Love's Sake and a further two days of screenings. Below is the full list of winners at the 16th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival:

Puchon Choice: Feature 
Best of Puchon : SPACE BROTHERS (Japan) 
Best Director : CITADEL (Ireland)
Best Actor : CITADEL (Ireland) - Aneurin Barnard 
Best Actress : KING KELLY (US) - Louisa Krause 
Jury's Choice: KING KELLY (US) 
NH Nonghyup Citizen's Choice : SPACE BROTHERS (Japan)

Puchon Choice: Short
Best Short Film : THE FANTASTIC DUO (Korea)
Jury's Choice for Short Film : ROOTLESS HEART (Japan) 
Best Korean Short Film : THE BIRTH OF A HERO (Korea) 
Citizen's Choice for Short Film : POISON FROG (Korea)

EFFFF Asian Award European Fantastic Film Festival Federation Asian Award: LEE'S ADVENTURE (China)

Netpac Award Netpac Award: VULGARIA (Hong Kong)

Fujifilm Eterna Award Fujifilm Eterna Award: SUPER VIRGIN (Korea)

PiFan Youth Film Academy Award
Bucheon Assembly Speaker Award : WRIGGLES 
PiFan Youth Film Academy Award : PENPAL, WANTED 
PiFan Chairman's Award : SEE, SAW 
Gyeonggi Superintendent of Education's Award : BANG!

While PiFan may be over, Twitch's coverage of the event is far from it! Expect to see many more reviews in the coming weeks.

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