Le dessin animé "Zambezia" remporte le prix du meilleur long métrage sud-africain. Qaunt à Bryan Little et Filipa Domingues, réalisateur et producteur, ils gagnent le prix du meilleur documentaire avec "African cypher", un film sur le break dance à Durban. Le trophée du meilleur acteur revient à Kenya Joseph Wairimu, pour son incroyable performance dans le film "Nairobi Half Life".

Best Film: Love (Amour) (France, Austria, Germany), directed by Michael Haneke
Best South African Feature Film: Adventures in Zambezia (South Africa), directed by Wayne Thornley
Best First Feature Film: Sleeping Beauty (Australia), directed by Julia Leigh
Best Director: Benh Zeitlin for Beasts Of The Southern Wild (USA)
Best Actress: Deanie Ip in A Simple Life (Tao Jie) (Hong Kong SAR China)
Best Actor: Joseph Wairimu in Nairobi Half Life (Kenya, Germany)
Best Cinematography: Gökhan Tiryaki for Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da) (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey)
Best Screenplay: Ercan Kesal, Ercan Ceylan and Nuri Bilge Ceylan for Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da) (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey)
Special Jury Mention Feature Film: Goodbye (Be Omid E Didar) (Iran), directed by Mohammad Rasoulof
Best Documentary: 5 Broken Cameras (Palestinian Territories, France, Israel, The Netherlands), directed by Guy Davidi
Best South African Documentary: The African Cypher (South Africa), directed by Bryan Little
Documentary Special Jury Mention: Calvet (Costa Rica, France, Nicaragua, United Kingdom, United States), directed by Dominic Allan
Best Short Film: The Bird Spider (La Migala) (Spain), directed by Jaime Dezcallar
Best South African Short Film: Doppelganger (South Africa), directed by Joshua Rous
Amnesty International Durban Human Rights Award: Call Me Kuchu (USA), directed by Malika Zouhali-Worral and Katherine Fairfax Wright
DIFF Wavescape Audience Choice Award: The Art of Flight (USA), directed by Curt Morgan
DIFF Documentary Audience Choice Award: Searching for Sugarman (Sweden, United Kingdom), directed by Malik Bendjellou
DIFF Feature Film Audience Choice Award: The Lady (France, United Kingdom), directed by Luc Besson