2016 JURY & AUDIENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCED!

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THE 2016 MAGGIES were announced this evening, as part of Closing Night Festivities for NWF2016.

Read on for the full list of this year’s films IN COMPETITION…wit the WINNERS listed in Bold.

 

The IndieCan Entertainment
MADE IN CANADA FEATURE ($500 CASH PRIZE)
Bugs on the Menu
League of Exotique Dancers
Migrant Dreams
Spaceship Earth
Sugar Coated

JURORS:
Brenda Lieberman – Festival Director & Programmer, Calgary Underground Film Festival
Jill Shillabeer – Manager, Women in Leadership and Democratic Participation
Status of Women
Lindsey McNeill – Communications Coordinator, AMPIA

 

The Remedy Cafe
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
The Bad Kids
Beware the Slenderman
The Dwarvenaut
Here Come the Videofreex
Hooligan Sparrow

JURORS:
Scott McDonald – Global Mobility Coordinator, University of Toronto at Scarborough
Sachin Gandhi – Features Programmer, Calgary International Film Festival & Board Member/Programmer, Calgary Cinematheque.
Jenn Jozwiak – Script Consultant

 

The Needle Vinyl Tavern
BEST MUSIC DOC
Gary Numan: Android in La La Land
I Am the Blues
Landfill Harmonic
Miss Sharon Jones!
Sonita

JURORS:
John Dunham – Promotions Rep, Universal Music Canada
Tammy Magnusson – NWF Board Member & Artist
Kari Reiger – Owner, Kari Casting

 

The Edmonton Media Co
MADE IN CANADA SHORT $250 CASH PRIZE
The Complete Works
Frame 394
Not A Stranger
To Be a Man
Visiting Day

The Amnesty International
BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT
The Art House
Becoming Blair
The Festival
The Lost Mariner
Omnia

SHORT FILM JURORS:
Brennan Tilley – Short Films Programmer, Calgary International Film Festival
Karilynn Thompson – Short Films Programmer, Calgary International Film Festival
Heather Noel – Programming Coordinator, FAVA
Jeff Samsonow – Co-Founder, The Edmontonian Media Co.

 

The Telefilm
PERSPECTIVE ALBERTA:
DOC OVER 30 MINUTES $500 CASH PRIZE
Long Road Home

 

The FAVA
PERSPECTIVE ALBERTA:
DOC UNDER 30 MINUTES $250 CASH PRIZE
Lifetimes of Snow

 

The FAVA
PERSPECTIVE ALBERTA:
MUSIC VIDEOS $100 CASH PRIZE
Switches – “Push/Pull”

 

The City Television
AUDIENCE AWARD – Winner selected from Audience Votes

TOP 10:

  1. LANDFILL HARMONIC
  2. Racing Extinction
  3. Life, Animated
  4. Suited
  5. A Matter of Time
  6. Sonita
  7. League of Exotique Dancers
  8. Migrant Dreams
  9. After the Last River
  10. Tickled

*Every feature film was in consideration for this Award.

 

The Edmonton Digital Arts College
NORTHWESTFIRST BEST FIRST FEATURE $500 CASH PRIZE – Winner selected from Audience Votes*
After the Last River
American Epic Sessions
Art of the Prank
Frank and the Wondercat
From This Day Forward
Holy Hell
Huntwatch
I Am What I Play
A Matter of Time
Pervert Park
Tickled

 

The MAGGIE AWARD was designed by Tammy Magnusson


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