2017 VIWIFF MATRIX AWARDS
This year the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival is pleased to present The Matrix Awards. Presented by Matrix Production Services these awards are presented to the top three BC short films in the festival.
The Matrix Award winning films have been screened on Closing Night and presented with the Matrix Awards, along with the 'Best of the Festival' Awards, the winner of the VIWIFF International Screenplay Competition and the winners of the From Our Dark Side Genre Concept Contest.
All awards are chosen by an independent jury of industry professionals.
We would like to thank this year’s jury: Peg Campbell (filmmaker and teacher at Emily Carr), Peggy Thompson (screenwriter, producer and Professor Emerita of UBC’s Creative Writing Program) and Ana Carrizales (performer and media creator).
The three Matrix Award Winning films for achievement in a BC short are:
The Thinking Garden by Christine Welsh
Trying by Shauna Johannesen
Ranger by Sandra Ignagni