Tuesday, 30 June 2009
Worldwide Short Film Festival 2009 - Awards
It's funny how time just kind slides away from you...The 2009 Worldwide Short Film Festival wrapped up 8 days ago and had their awards out before I even posted my first set of reviews.
Here's a quick round-up of the winners:
"Paul Rondin Is... Paul Rondin / Paul Rondin est... Paul Rondin" - directed by Frederick Vin
Best Live Action Short
Winner: "My Name is Dominic / Tous les enfants s'appellent Dominique" - directed by Nicolas Silhol
Honourable Mention: "Sand / Zand" - directed by Joost Van Ginkel
Best Emerging Canadian Filmmaker
Winner: Aparna Kapur for "Amma"
Honourable Mention: Joseph Johnson Cami & Ayelen Liberona for "Becoming"
Best Cinematography in a Canadian Short
Winner: Miroslaw Baszak for "The Water"
Honourable Mention: Pedro Pires for "Danse Macabre"
Best Animated Short
"Slaves" - directed by Hanna Heilborn and David Aronowitsch
Best Canadian Short
"Land of Men / Terre des hommes" - directed by Ky Nam Le Duc
The Best Experimental Short
Winner: "Danse Macabre" - directed by Pedro Pires
Honourable Mention: "Inscape" - directed by Servane Phillips and Nathalie Robison
Best Documentary Short
"Skin" - directed by Rhys Graham
Best Performance (Female)
Leora Rivlin for "Wind Chimes"
Best Performance (Male)
Jack Wouterse for "Sand / Zand"
Best Performance (Ensemble)
Kil-ho Kim & Tae-hoon Lee for "Auld Lang Syne"
Screenplay Giveaway Prize
Kate Hewlett for "She Said Lenny"