AWARDS

Every year, the Vancouver Short Film Festival awards BC filmmakers thousands of dollars in prizes and in-kind
services from our generous supporters in the film community. 

2020 AWARDS

WILLIAM F. WHITE INTERNATIONAL INC. AWARD FOR
BEST SHORT FILM

$5,000 rental voucher
+ One-year membership to FilmLocal, free copy of the Shotlister App, $500 gift card for Circus HR software
 

Winner: The Seahorse Trainer

 

GEARBASE AWARD FOR

BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

$500 gift certificate to Gearbase Camera Rentals
One-year membership to FilmLocal
Free copy of the Shotlister App
$500 gift card for Circus HR software
 
Winner: Closer Apart
 
 

DIRECTORS GUILD OF CANADA AWARD FOR
BEST DIRECTOR

$1000 cash
$100 gift card to Workshop Camera Rentals
+ One-year membership to FilmLocal, free copy of the Shotlister App, $500 gift card for Circus HR software

Winner: Alireza Kazemipour for The Blue Bed

 

WOMEN IN FILM AND TELEVISION AWARD FOR
BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR

One-year free entrance to WIFTV’s Networking Coffee Chats
8 tickets to the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival 2020
One VIWFF 2020 workshop admission,
One copy of the Producer’s Workbook 5th edition e-Pub
One-year subscription to PW5 Online

+ One-year membership to FilmLocal, free copy of the Shotlister App, $500 gift card for Circus HR software

Winner: Kaayla Whachell, Laura 

 

SCRIPTION ALOUD! AWARD FOR
BEST SCREENPLAY

Script Reading and Mentoring with Scripting Aloud! (valued at $550)
+ One-year membership to FilmLocal, free copy of the Shotlister App
 
Winner: Alicia Eisen for Deady Freddy
 

KESLOW Camera Award for

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

$500 cash from Keslow Camera
+ One-year membership to FilmLocal

 

Winner: Diana Parry for Laura

 


UBCP AWARD FOR
BEST ACTOR FEMALE

$500 cash
Photo session of 10 edited photos by Mapchild Photography (valued at $250)

 
Winner: Farrah Hart for Laura
 

VSFF AWARD FOR
BEST ACTOR MALE

$500 
 
Winner: Andrew Gillingham for Prawn
 

ZOIC STUDIOS VFX AWARD FOR
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

$500

 

Winner: The Seahorse Trainer

 

Honorable Mention: The Evening Thread

 

 


BIG WORLD SOUND AWARD FOR:
BEST SOUND DESIGN

$500 gift card towards services at Big World Sound

Winner: Uriel Villalobos for Duérmete Niño

CANADIAN CINEMA EDITORS AWARD FOR
BEST EDITING

$375 cash
Free Associate Membership to the CCE (valued at $125)

+ One-year membership to FilmLocal
 
Winner: Hayley Sawatzky for Laura
 

RAINDANCE VANCOUVER AWARD FOR 

THE UNDERDOG FILM 

One-year membership to Raindance
One free attendance to a Raindance course

+ $100 gift card to Workshop Camera Rentals 
 

Winner: The Evening Thread

 

DOCUMENTARY ORGANIZATION OF CANADA AWARD FOR

  BEST DOCUMENTARY  

Two Free Memberships or Renewals to the Documentary Organization of Canada
Free access to workshops and events (not Masterclasses)
All benefits of being a DOC member

+ $500 gift card for Circus HR software, $100 gift card to Workshop Camera Rentals
 

Winner: Who Am I

 

VSFF AWARD FOR

  BEST AFTER DARK FILM 

One Badass FilmFreeway submission fee waiver
Two Badass Film Festival full fest 3 night VIP passes to all screenings opening reception,
closing gala and Saturday night after party 
+
One-year membership to FilmLocal, $100 gift card to Workshop Camera Rentals, free copy of the Shotlister App, 
$500 gift card for Circus HR software
 

Winner: Duérmete Niño

 

Chilliwack Independent Film Festival
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Two CIFF All Access 3 Night VIP Festival Passes To All Screenings,
Opening Mixer & Award Ceremony/After Party 
One Double Hotel Room with the Royal Hotel For All 3 Festival Nights, Two CIFF T-Shirts
Two Special Edition CIFF Craft Beer Four Packs 

+ $100 gift card to Workshop Camera Rentals, free copy of the Shotlister App

Winner: Tampon


 

 
 
CONTACT

Sponsorship

sponsor@vsff.com

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