2019 JURY AWARDS
$10,000 CAD : Best Emerging Canadian Narrative Feature Film, Presented by RBC. This juried category includes the first or second feature films of emerging directors from Canada.
$2,500 CAD : Best Live Action or Animated Short Film Award. This juried award also qualifies the winner for consideration in the Animated Short Film / Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards®, without the standard theatrical run that a film typically needs to qualify for an Oscar® nomination.
$2,500 CAD : Best Documentary Short Film Award
$2,500 CAD : Best Albertan Short Film Award
$1,000 CAD and $1,000 Vistek giftcard: Best Canadian Documentary Feature Award
AUDIENCE AWARDS - PRESENTED BY CTV
The best of the fest decided by you!
Most films at the festival are eligible for our Audience Awards and are based on the collective score of the audience ballots collected at each screening.
Audience Choice Award, Alberta Feature
Audience Choice Award, Canadian Narrative Feature
Audience Choice Award, Canadian Documentary
Audience Choice Award, International Documentary
Audience Choice Award, New American Cinema
Audience Choice Award, Headliner
Audience Choice Award, World Cinema
Audience Choice Award, Late Shows
Audience Choice Award, Alberta Short
Audience Choice Award, Narrative Short (Live Action or Animated)
Audience Choice Award, Documentary Short
FAN FAVOURITE AWARD - PRESENTED BY EVANS HUNT & STONE-OLAFSON
Our most committed audience members - those who view 10 or more films before the end of day Sept 29th - will receive a special ballot to vote for the Fan Favourite Award.