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2018 VAFF Awards

 2018 Best Canadian Short Award

Sponsored by (TBA), the VAFF Best Canadian Short Award (BCSA) is presented annually to a qualifying Canadian independent short film/filmmaker in the current year’s festival. Now in its ninth year, an average of 3–6 films per year are eligible for the BCSA nomination. The annual winner is determined by a three-member film industry adjudication panel. The award will be presented in an awards ceremony after the Closing Night screening.

BCSA 2018 Nominees (in program screening order):

  • Canadian Shorts “Good Girls Don’t,” Comedyr; World premiere; Canada:  Ana de Lara, Director
  • Canadian Shorts “Bao,” Animation; Global Release: Canada: Domee Shi, Director
  • Canadian Shorts “Sonder,” Love Drama; Canadian premiere; Canada: Mia Fiona Kut, Director
  • Canadian Shorts “Buy or Beware,” Honor Comedy; Canada: Victoria Angell, Director
  • Canadian Shorts “Tokyo Lovers,” Drama; World premiere; Canada: Mayumi Yoshida and Nach Dudsdeemaytha, Director
  • Canadian Shorts “Recall,” Documentary, History; Canada: Andy Lin, Director

 

2018 Best Canadian Feature Award

Sponsored by the Directors Guild of Canada, the VAFF Best Canadian Feature Award (BCFA) is presented annually to a qualifying Canadian independent feature film/filmmaker in the current year’s festival. Now in its inaugural year, three Canadian feature films are eligible for the BCFA nomination. The annual winner is determined by a three-member film industry adjudication panel. The award will be presented in an awards ceremony after the Closing Night screening.

BCFA 2018 Nominees (in program screening order):

  • Stand Up Man,” Family drama, comedy; Canada; Vancouver Premiere: Aram Collier, Director
  • Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia Lin,” Documentary, Human Interest; Canada; Vancouver Premiere: Theresa Kowall-Shipp, Director

For Izzy,” Drama; Canada; Canadian Premiere: Alex Chu, Director

 

 

What is  People’s Choice Award ?

The People’s Choice Awards will be presenting during the Closing Night Screening and Awards Ceremony November 4, 2018. You will be the judge to select the Overall Feature, Overall Short, Overall Performance. The voting will be open from Nov 1 – Nov 4, 2018 during the festival. You can vote online at http://vaff.org/vote/

 

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