#DFA'18

The innovative genius of TV Derana that has continued to revolutionize the Sri Lankan TV industry, launched Derana Film Awards in the year 2012.

The venture which accompanies the channel's many other spectacular offerings to local Television, is a one of a kind initiative, which recognizes the creative and technical talent in the local film industry.

Jury Awards

16 Jury awards are to be awarded to 26 works of art in the cinema industry from last year.

Popular Awards

Giving way to the peoples choice, 7 Popular awards are to be awarded to films from 2017.

Cinema of Tomorrow

Taking into account the future of the cinema industry, 3 awards are to be presented to short films and Films that are yet to be released.

JURY 2018

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Jude Ratnam

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MD Mahindapala

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Nadeeka Gunasekara

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Somaratne Dissanayake

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Tissa Liyanasuriya

FILMS

DERANA FILM AWARDS 2018 FILM DETAILS

ALOKO UDAPADI | ( ආලෝකෝ උදපාදි )

Director – Chathra Weeraman

113 mins

About

Director - Chathra Weeraman
Producer - Thusitha Wijayasena
Staring - Uddika Premarathne, Dilhani Ekanayake, Menaka Peiris, Roshan Ravindra, Nirosha Thalagala
Editor - Sahan Alwis
Music - Milinda thennakon
Cinematographer - Prabath Roshan
Date - 2017.01.20

Ran Sayura | ( රන් සයුර​ )

Director – Sudesh Wasantha Pieris

90 mins

About

Director - Sudesh Wasantha Pieris
Producer - J.H.Wasantha Kumara
Staring - Wasantha Kumarawila, Himali Siriwardhane, Roger senavirathne
Editor - Anura Bandara
Music - Keshan Perera, Asela Indralal
Cinematographer - Fine vision group
Date - 2017.02.03

Premaya Nam | ( ප්‍රේමය නම් )

Director – Vindana Ariyawansha, Kalpana Ariyawansha

90 mins

About

Director - Vindana Ariyawansha, Kalpana Ariyawansha
Producer - Kalpana Ariyawansa, Prem Dissanayake, Athula Mahawalage
Staring - Samanalee Fonseka, Shyam Fernando, Suranga Ranawaka
Editor - Kalpana Ariyawansha, Jaan Shenberger
Music - Rohana Weerasinghe
Cinematographer - Jaan Shenberger
Date - 2017.02.17

Sulaga Gini Aran | ( සුළඟ ගිනි අරන් )

Director – Vimukthi Jayasundara

82 mins

About

Director - Vimukthi Jayasundara
Producer - Vimukthi Jayasundara
Staring - Kaushalya Fernando, Mahendra Perera, Ruvin de Silva
Editor - Saman Alvitigala
Music - Lakshman Josheph De Seram
Cinematographer - Channa Deshapriya, Dhanushka Gunathilake
Date - 2017.03.10

Kota Uda Express | ( කොට උඩ එක්ස්ප්‍රස් )

Director – A.A.Junaideen

90 mins

About

Director - A.A.Junaideen
Producer - Seeniya Junaideen
Staring - Tenison Cooray, Dilhani Ekanayake
Editor - M.S.Aliman
Music - Sarath Dasanayake
Cinematographer - G.Nandasena
Date - 2017.03.24

Bandanaya | ( බන්ධනය​ )

Director – Udayakantha Warnasooriya

90 mins

About

Director - Udayakantha Warnasooriya
Producer - Udayakantha Warnasooriya
Staring - Cyril Wickramage, Hemal Ranasinghe, Dulani Anuradha
Editor - Praveen Jayarathne
Music - Nadun rathnayake
Cinematographer - K.D.Dayananda
Date - 2017.04.07

Nilanjana | ( නිලංජනා )

Director – Nalaka Vithanage

90 mins

About

Director - Nalaka Vithanage
Producer - Arosha Fernando
Staring - Himali Siriwardena, Palitha Silva, Sriyani Amarasena, Kelum Kularathne
Cinematographer - Indika Lakmal
Date - 2017.04.28

Pani Makuluwo | ( පැණි මකුළුවෝ )

Director – Isuru Weerasingha

90 mins

About

Director - Isuru Weerasingha
Producer - Cloud Films
Date - 2017.05.12

28 | ( විසි අට​ )

Director – Prasanna Jayakody

90 mins

About

Director - Prasanna Jayakody
Producer - Rashitha Jinasena
Date - 2017.06.02

Ali Kathawa | ( අලි කතාව​ )

Director – Sunil Ariyarathna

90 mins

About

Director - Sunil Ariyarathna
Producer - Sipvin Productions
Date - 2017.06.09

Deweni Warama | ( දෙවෙනි වරම​ )

Director – G Nandasena

90 mins

About

Director - G Nandasena
Producer - G Nandasena
Date - 2017.06.22

Nimnayaka Hudakalawa | ( නිම්නයක හුදකලාව​ )

Director – Boodee Keerthisena

90 mins

About

Director - Boodee Keerthisena
Producer - Boodee Keerthisena
Date - 2017.07.14

Nino Live | ( නිනෝ ලයිව් )

Director – Thisara Imbulana

90 mins

About

Director - Thisara Imbulana
Producer - Sahil Guptha
Date - 2017.07.28

Heena Hoyana Samanallu | ( හීන සොයන සමනල්ලු )

Director – Rohan Perera

90 mins

About

Director - Rohan Perera
Producer - Sunil T
Date - 2017.08.17

Hima Tharaka | ( හිම තාරකා )

Director – Rodney Widanapathiran

90 mins

About

Director - Rodney Widanapathiran
Producer - RW Productions
Date - 2017.08.18

Sellam Nettan Lellam | ( සෙල්ලම් නැත්නම් ලෙල්ලම් )

Director – Tissa Dias

90 mins

About

Director - Tissa Dias
Producer - Mangala Madugalla
Date - 2017.09.06

Dharmayuddhaya | ( ධර්මයුද්ධය​ )

Director – Cheyyar Ravi

90 mins

About

Director - Cheyyar Ravi
Producer - Capital Maharaja
Date - 2017.09.08

Appata Siri | ( අප්පට සිරි )

Director – Lal Priyadeva

90 mins

About

Director - Lal Priyadeva
Date - 2017.09.12

A Level | ( ඒ ලෙවල් )

Director – Rohan Perera

90 mins

About

Director - Rohan Perera
Producer - Maharaja Entertainments
Date - 2017.12.18

Swaruupa | ( ස්වරූප​ )

Director – Dharmasena Pathiraja

90 mins

About

Director - Dharmasena Pathiraja
Producer - Mohan Mabotuwana
Date - 2017.09.29

Dedunu Akase | ( දේදුනු ආකාසේ )

Director – Priyantha Colmbage

90 mins

About

Director - Priyantha Colmbage
Producer - Swarnawahini
Date - 2017.10.12

Kaala | ( කාල​ )

Director – Sujeewa Gunarathna

90 mins

About

Director - Sujeewa Gunarathna
Producer - Sajeewa Gunarathna
Date - 2017.10.24

Seema Na Akase | ( සීමා නෑ ආකාසේ )

Director – Nihal Bandara

90 mins

About

Director - Nihal Bandara
Producer - Thissa Balasooriya
Date - 2017.11.10

Paha Samath | ( පහ සමත් )

Director – Jayaprakash Siwaguruna

90 mins

About

Director - Jayaprakash Siwaguruna
Producer - New Imperial
Date - 2017.12.01

Dr Nawariyan | ( ඩොක්ටර් නවරියන් )

Director – Ranjan Ramanayaka

90 mins

About

Director - Ranjan Ramanayaka
Producer - Ranjan Ramanayaka
Date - 2017.12.01

Punchi Apith Dan Baya Na | ( පුංචි අපිත් දැන් බය නෑ )

Director – Priyantha Pathirage

90 mins

About

Director - Priyantha Pathirage
Producer - Priyajanaka Gamage
Sandeep Sanraj
Date - 2017.07.21

Venue

We welcome you to contact us for more information and updates on Derana Film Awards 2018

Keerthi Pathirana - 077 260 8420

Derana

Level 04, No 320, Deutsche House,
T.B Jajah Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka
Tele 011 5300700 Fax +94112680439

E mail :- DFA2018@derana.lk
web :- cinema.lk

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CINEMA OF TOMORROW Film Festival

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MOVIES

15

JURY AWARDS

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POPOLAR AWARDS

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CINEMA OF TOMORROW AWARDS