The Winners of the 2016 Audience Awards are:
Feature Award Winners
THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS (Director Bernard MacMahon) – Audience Award, Best Documentary
THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS (Director Bernard MacMahon) – Discovery Award, Best Documentary
BURN YOUR MAPS (Director Jordan Roberts) – Audience Award, Best Narrative
PUSHING DEAD (Director Tom E. Brown) – Discovery Award, Best Narrative
Short Award Winners
PICKLE (Director Amy Nicholson) – Audience Award, Best Documentary Short Film
90 DEGREES NORTH (Director Detsky Graffam) – Audience Award, Best Narrative Short Film
Calgary International Film Festival Audience Awards are presented in two categories.
The AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS (Sponsored by CTV) are voted on by audience ballot, which includes awards in the Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Live Action/Documentary Short Film, and Best Animated Short Film categories. All films screening in the festival are eligible for Audience Choice Awards.
The DISCOVERY: FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILMMAKER Awards (Sponsored by RBC) are voted on by audience ballot, and include awards for Best First Narrative Feature and Best First Documentary Feature. The recipients of these awards will receive $3,500 each, supported by RBC's Emerging Artists Program. Films in competition are listed here.