21st Annual Images Festival Award Winners Announced!

From: Pablo de Ocampo (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Apr 16 2008 - 11:51:40 PDT

Hello all,

Congratulations to all The Images Festival Award Winners announced at our
2008 Awards Ceremony and Closing Party! The International Selection Jury
included media arts and video production instructor Dana Inkster (Canada),
curator and co-founder of Mad-Cat Women¹s International Film Festival
Ariella Ben-Dov (USA) and filmmaker Michael Brynntrup (Germany).

If you missed the festival, you can read the rundown on our Images Festival
blog at www.imagesfestival.com/blog. We still have work up in many galleries
throughout Toronto and our online project ifpod is still live with some
selections from the festival as well as some goodies from video art history
in Canada. www.imagesfestival.com/ifpod


Images Prize for Best Canadian Media Artwork:
Everytime I See Your Picture I Cry by Daniel Barrow (Winnipeg, MB)

Technicolor Cinematic Vision Award:
this is not an anchor, this boat is not an anchor by Marianna Milhorat
(Montréal, QC)

National Film Board of Canada Award for Best Emerging Canadian Artist:
Blue Water by Christine Negus (London, ON)

Best International On Screen Film Award:
Paterson-Lodz by Redmond Entwistle (USA/UK)

Honorable Mention, International On Screen Film:
Observando el Cielo by Jeanne Liotta (USA)

Best International On Screen Video Award:
The Roof by Kamal Aljafari (Palestine/Germany)

Best Off Screen Award:
Triple Bill by Isabelle Pauwels (Vancouver, BC)

Honorable Mention, Off Screen:
The Sirens by Nelson Henricks (Montréal, QC)

Steam Whistle Home Brew Award
For "excellence and promise in a local artist":
Uncharted Histories: Pirates by Christina Battle (Toronto, ON)

Overkill Award
For work that "challenges our notions of edgy, experimental practice":
Light Trap by Greg Pope (Norway)

Marian McMahon Award
Presented by the Images Festival and sponsored by Kodak Canada. Honours
strong work in autobiography, the complexity of subject and the spirit of
Marian McMahon.
Light Work Mood Disorder by Jennifer Reeves (USA)

Images Festival/Charles Street Video Residency Award:
Steev Morgan, Lesley Loksi Chan, Penny McCann, Sarah Shamash, Guillermina

Tom Berner Award
Sponsored by LIFT. Presented to "an individual who has provided
extraordinary support to the cause of independent filmmaking in Toronto"
Sebastjan Henrickson, Niagara Custom Labs

Ryerson University Award for Best Emerging Canadian Film/Videomaker from the
Greater Toronto Area:
Memory Thief by Dylin North (Toronto, ON)

Student Awards determined by audience vote:
York University Award for Best Student Film:
Countdown by Josiah Aiken-Drake (Hampshire College, USA)

Vtape Award for Best Student Video:
Drawn Close by Zak Tatham (OCAD, Toronto)

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