Kamal Haasan's Vishawaroopam won best production design and best choreography for Pandit Birju Maharaj.
Poornima Ramaswamy was named best costume designer for Tamil film Paradesi while Raja won the best make-up artist award for Tamil movie Vazakkuenn 18/9.
"I have a philosophy with which I make films, it may not be best or may not be followed by others. I take the best from my audiences and I consider myself one of them and make films," he added.
Bollywood dominated in the special jury award with Aamir Khan starrer Talaash, Gangs of Wasseypur, Kahaani and Dekh Indian Circus being named in the category with Bengali film Chitrangada.
Best cinematography honour went to Ko:YAD, a film in Mising language.
Best audiography award was shared by Malayalam film Annayum Rassoolum, Shabdo and Gangs of Wasseypur.
Malayalam film Kaliyachan and Marathi film Samhita shared the best music direction award. Telugu film Eega was named in the best special effects category.
Baandhon, by Jahnu Baruah, was named the best Assamese film; Kaushik Ganguly's Shabdo best Bengali film; The Good Road, by Gyan Arora, best Gujarati film, Filmistan', by Nitin Kakkar, best Hindi film; P Sheshadri's Bharath Stores best Kannada film; Kamal's Celluiod best Malayalam film; Leipaklei was named best Manipuri film.
The others in this category were: Investment (Marathi), Nabar (Punjabi), Vazakkuenn 18/9 (Tamil), Eega (Telugu), Harud (Urdu), Lessons in Forgetting (English) and Ko:Yad (Mising).
Special mention was given to actor Lal for Malayalam film Ozhimuri, H G Dhattatreya for Kannada film Bharat Stores, Parineeti Chopra for Ishaqzaade, Bishnu Kharghoria for Assamese film Baandhon, Tannishta Chatterjee for Hindi film Dekh Indian Circus, Hansraj Jagtap for Marathi film Dhag and late actor Thilakan for Malayalam film Ustad Hotel.
Silent Cinema In India-A Pictorial Journey in English by B D Garga was named the best book on cinema while best film critic award went to Malayalam writer P S Radhakrishnan while Piyush Roy won a special mention.