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Best of the Festival Awards

Date: Sunday March 8th
Time: 6:30PM – 10:30PM
Location: VIFF's Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour Street) 

Followed by a Closing Night Reception

Every year VIWIFF presents the best of the festival awards for achievement in a variety of categories.  New this year, the festival has hosted a Screenwriter Mentorship award.

Awards are chosen by an independent jury of industry professionals. 

  IATSE LOCAL 891 AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE

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Une Histoire Banale (Behind Closed Doors), France, 2014

directed by Audrey Estrougo, produced by Lauren Grall

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  WIFTV AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE

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Kalki Koechlin in Margarita, with a Straw (India 2014) 

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  SIM DIGITAL AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY 
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In a short: The Underground, Guy Godfree
In a feature: Margarita, with a Straw, Anne Misawa


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  CANADIAN CINEMA EDITORS AWARD FOR BEST EDITING
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The Underground, (Canada, 2014) - Kye Meechan

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DGC AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTION

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Audrey Estrougo for Une Histoire Banale (Behind Closed Doors)

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PACIFIC BACKLOT AWARD FOR BEST DOC 

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Tie:

Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz (USA 2014) 

 

and

 

Highway of Tears (Canada 2014)

 

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  FUSION CINE AWARD FOR BEST SHORT

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Tie:

Un Peu Comme Simone, by Sarah Pellerin (Canada 2014)

 

and

 

Through the Pane, by Pauline Egan (Canada 2014)

 

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UBC CREATIVE WRITING AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

Danishka Esterhazy

 

Danishka Esterhazy and her screenplay, Jagged Winter 

UBC Creative writing

 

Click here to see the 2014 Festival Winners 

Click here to see the 2013 Festival Winners 

Proud sponsors of the 10th Annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Awards


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