Jiang Wen was very happy about LET THE BULLETS FLY's six nomination and will definitely fight for time to attend the award show. Chow Yun Fat was very happy about the Best Actor nomination and thanked director Jiang Wen and the film company, as well as the writers for create a good character for him.
Carina Lau Ka Ling was very happy about her Best Supporting Actress nomination, in particular as Asian Film Awards selected Asia's outstanding films for nominations. Ka Ling said, "Aside from thanking the event, I also have to thank director Jiang Wen for giving me the chance to
perform and writing such a good character. I also have to thank my County Executive husband in the film Ge You. Tomorrow the film will celebrate in Beijing but I will not be able to attend. This nomination is considered the best New Year present from me to this team!" Ka Ling added that she had to thank all the viewers who liked the County Executive wife.
In addition, STOOL PIGEON (SIN YUN) director Dante Lam Chiu Yin was very excited that his cinematographer Tse Chung To received Best Cinematography nomination.
REIGN OF ASSASSINS' Best Actress nominee Michelle (Yeung Chi King) was busy at work in Paris. After receiving the good news she joked that she wanted to celebrate with the boss Peter Lam Kin Ngok. She was even happier to learn about other nominations. She particularly thanked producer John Woo (Ng Yu Sum), director Su Chao-Bin and executive producer Terence Chang (Cheung Ka Chun). How confident was she? She knew that the competition from the Mainland, Japan and South Korea was very strong. Because the award promoted Asian films, she hoped to be able to attend and meet everyone. She looked forward to a new year when everyone continued to contribute more to Asian films.
The Feng Xiaogang directed AFTER SHOCK received four nominations. He deeply thanked and recognized viewers who have seen this film. He particularly felt even deeper the relationship with Mainland comrades, which made him feel blood was thicker than water. At the same time he thanked the admiration of Best Actress nominee Xu Fan.