Awards for 2016

Grand Jury Award

Best Actor

WINNER

Jury Award

Best Documentary

WINNER

Rising Star Award

Screenplay Competition

WINNER

Tony Cammarata
Maestro (feature screenplay)

Short Film

WINNER

Documentary Competition

WINNER

Foreign Film Competition

WINNERS



The Answer: Wade Wofford (writer/director) (Happy Wasteland Studios (in association with))

The Story of 90 Coins: Michael Wong (director) (E&T Films (production company))

First Time Filmmaker Competition

WINNER

Mining Moon: Brian Morelan (director), Bianca Poroliseanu (second unit director), Erin Rooke (first assistant director)

Experimental Film Competition

WINNER

Environmental Film Competition

WINNER

TV Pilot Competition

WINNER

Royal Reel Award

Screenplay Competition

WINNERS


Martín Castañeda (screenwriter)

Short Film Competition

WINNERS

Le carnivore: Michael Treder (writer/directer/producer) (Twentythousandleagues)


Documentary Competition

WINNERS


Student Film Competition

WINNERS


Computer Creed: Josh Havelka (director/co-producer), Rena Kawabata (producer), James Gill (cinematographer/co-producer), Nova Zheng (production designer/co-producer) (UBC Department of Theatre & Film)

Best Feature Film

WINNER

Canadian Film

WINNERS


First Time Filmmaker

WINNER

Environmental Film Competition

WINNER

The Crest: Paula Kelly (director) (Journey Films Inc. (production company))

Award of Excellence

Best Short Film

WINNERS

Pony: Candice Carella (director)

The Double Deal: Doug Rollins (Director), Mark Holden (Writer/Producer/Actor), Caroline Chikezie (Actor) (MHA Global Productions)

Foreign Feature Film

WINNERS

Innenkind: Oliver Boy (producer) (Sakura Filmproduktion (production company))

Foreign Film Competition

WINNERS


Short Film Competition - Foreign Film

IN-COMPETITION

Student Film

WINNER

Red Secrets: Piratheep Kanagasabai (director) (Selfish Productions (production company))

Experimental Film Competition

WINNER

First Time Filmmaker Competition

WINNERS



Smoking Guns: (Liontari Pictures (production company))

Jerico: Seckeita Lewis (director), Brandon Lewis (written by)

Best Feature

WINNER

Despite the Falling Snow: Shamim Sarif (writer/director) (Enlightenment Productions (production company))

Feature Film Competition

WINNERS

Return of the Don: Lucien Morgan (co-producer) (Benalex Media (production company))

Return of the Don: Jacqui Shaw (actor) (Benalex Media (production company))




No Letting Go: Jonathan D. Bucari (director), Carina Rush (producer), Randi Silverman (producer) (Demian Pictures (production company))

Best Comedy

WINNER

Feature Competition

WINNER

Canadian Film Competition

WINNER

Award of Excellence in Filmmaking

WINNERS


Urban Decay: D.J. Taylor (director), Michelle Taylor (director)

Best Television Pilot

WINNER

Screenplay Competition

Best Screenplay

IN-COMPETITION

Harold L. Brown
For feature screenplay 20/20: Search for Independence

Grand Prize

Best Film

IN-COMPETITION

Return of the Don: Lucien Morgan (co-producer) (Benalex Media (production company))

Foreign Film Award

Best Foreign Film

WINNER

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