Date: Sunday March 13, 2016
Time: 7:00PM – 11:00PM (Doors open at 6:30PM)
Location: Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour Street) 

Followed by a Closing Night Party

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: Fabiola Caraza, Amy Belling, Susan Curran, Trish Dolman and Carleen Kyle. To read their bios, click here



This year's winners are:


Bruised, directed by Jennifer Campbell (Canada/BC, 2013)

One Last Ride, directed by Caitlin Byrnes (Canada/BC, 2015)

Rebel (Bihttoš), directed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Canada/BC, 2014)