Proud sponsor of the
Legacy Awards Presentation & Film Screenings
Thursday March 7th, 6:30 - 11:30 pm
Presented during the Spotlight Awards Gala
VIFF's Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour Street
Since the inception of the Vancouver Women in Film Festival in 2006, LEGACY FILMWORKS has supported WIFTV and BC filmmakers through cash sponsorship of awards and artists fees. The VIWIFF Legacy Awards go to WIFTV members for their outstanding achievement in film and are presented annually to the top three BC filmmaking teams from the festival. Every year, Deboragh Gabler, President & CEO of LEGACY FILMWORKS, presents these three cash awards at the Opening Night screening and reception.
2013 Winners from the 8th Annual VIWIFF
OMG | 10:00 mins
2012, Canada, directed by Siobhan Devine
An inter-generational short film about 14-year-old emo-goth Kaylee who thinks she is the top of the food chain when it comes to being misunderstood. After a monster fight with her parents over her texting habit Kaylee runs away to her understanding grandma's house. All is going well until Kaylee's cell phone battery runs out.
A RED GIRL'S REASONING | 10:06 mins
2012, Canada, directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers
After the justice system fails the survivor of a brutal, racially-driven sexual assault, she becomes a motorcycle-riding, ass-kicking vigilante who takes on the attackers of other women who've suffered the same fate.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2013 VIWIFF LEGACY AWARD WINNERS!
Women In Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV) is an internationally affiliated non-profit society committed to advancing and celebrating women in screen-based media.