VAFF 2020 Awards

Three (3) Nominees for 2020 Best Cinematography for Canadian Feature Award, 2020 Best  Director for  Canadian Feature Award and 2020 Best Canadian Feature Award are (in film’s title by alphabetical order):

  • Gyopo, Director Samuel Kiehoon Lee
  • Ketchup & Soya Sauce, Director Zhimin Hu
  • White Elephant, Director Andrew Chung

Twelve (12) Nominees for 2020 Best Cinematography for Canadian Short Award, 2020 Best  Director for  Canadian Short Award, 2020 Best Canadian Short Award are (in film’s title by alphabetical order):

  • A-Yi, Director Martyna Czaplak
  • And Now This?, Director Theo Kim
  • Cacti and Weed, Director Zoe Ho
  • Christopher Kim, Director Joshua Maikawa
  • Deeper I Go, Director Michael P. Vidler
  • Hayashi Studio, Director Hayley Gray
  • Laura, Director Kaayla Whachell
  • Nene, Director King Louie Palomo
  • Serious Lees, Director Krista Jang
  • Songbird, Director Heather Hawthorn Doyle
  • The Star of Therapy, Director Bryce Iwaschuk
  • We the West, Director Kathleen Jayme

 

What is the People’s Choice Award ?

The People’s Choice Awards will be presenting during the Festival. You will be the judge to select the Overall Feature, Overall Short, Overall Performance. The voting will be open from Oct 31 – Nov 8, 2020 during the festival. You can vote online at http://vaff.org/vote/

 

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 “Outstanding Contribution” Diversity in Film Award:

Learn about our recipient:

Each year an outstanding artist is selected by a committee at VAFF to acknowledge an individual’s achievement in contributing to the fight for making underrepresented voices heard and pushing forward the culture of diversity through their actions or work.

2016 Recipient – Tzi Ma

2017 Recipient – Jeff Chib-Stearns

2019 Recipient – Mina Shum