Awards


Each year the Canada International Film Festival awards prizes in several competitive categories to celebrate and recognize outstanding achievement in filmmaking, writing and acting as selected by our Official Jury.

This year we will award over $6,000 worth of prizes to our winners and official finalists. 


Write Brothers Screenplay Software Packages

 

The top 3 Winners of the The Write Brothers® Screenplay Competition will receive software packages consisting of Movie Magic Screenwriter, Dramatica Pro, and Storyview Software Suite courtesy of The Write Brothers®, makers of the industry's best screenwriting software.

10 Official Finalists of the Screenplay Competition will receive Dramatica Software courtesy of The Write Brothers®, makers of the industry's best screenwriting software.


Cinema Scope Magazine

 

Cinema Scope is the only magazine of its kind in Canada: a color, 80-page glossy film quarterly that brings the full range of global cinema to its readers, from the art-house to Hollywood blockbusters, documentaries to the avant-garde, television to the art world.

The Grand Jury Prize winner will receive a complimentary magazine subscription.



Gulf Islands Film and Television School

 

The winner of the Best Short Film Award will receive one full price tuition scholarship to the Gulf Islands Film and Television School.

The winners of Best Documentary and Best Documentary Short will each receive a half price tuition scholarship
to the Gulf Islands Film and Television School.

The scholarships can be used for our 2015 spring, summer, fall programs.


Awards List

Grand Jury Award

Audience Award

Best Narrative Feature

Best Documentary Feature

Best Documentary Short

Best of Canada

Best Foreign Feature

Best Foreign Short

Best Director

Best Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Short Film

Best Student Film

Best Experimental Film

Best Animation

Best Music Video

Best Environmental Film

Best Humanitarian Film

Best Comedy

Best Family Film

Best Television Pilot

Best "Made on Mobile"

Screenplay Competition

1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place

10 Official Finalists