VFF 2018 Awards! - Victoria Film Festival

Victoria Film Festival

VFF 2018 Awards!

February 14, 2018

And the VFF 2018 winners are…

Cultural Currents Award – $1,000 prize
Maker of Monsters: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick

Directors: Natalie Boll,
LaTiesha Ti’si’tla Fazakas

Country: British Columbia, Canada

Year: 2017

Runtime: 91 min


Best Canadian First Feature – $1,000 prize
Kayak to Klemtu

Director: Zoe Hopkins (Heiltsuk/Mohawk)

Country: Ontario, Canada

Year: 2017

Runtime: 90 min

Best Canadian Feature
Rebels on Pointe

Director: Bobbi Jo Hart

Country: Quebec

Year: 2017

Runtime: 90 min

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Best Feature Film
Tulipani: Love, Honour and a bicycle

Director: Mike van Diem

Country: Italy/Netherlands

Year: 2017

Runtime: 90 min

Best Documentary
Sammy Davis JR.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Director: Samuel D. Pollard

Country: USA

Year: 2017

Runtime: 100 min


Best Short Animation

Weekends is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken-up family in this hand animated film set in 1980s Toronto.

Trevor Jimenez | USA | 15 min

Cineplex Entertainment Audience Favourite Feature Film
Indian Horse

Director: Stephen Campanelli

Country: Ontario, Canada

Year: 2017

Runtime: 100 min

Cineplex Entertainment Audience Favourite Short Film – $500 prize
Wishing Jar

One starry night, a little girl, Ruby, chases a star streaking across the night sky. With her walking, talking Teddy bear following close behind her, Ruby runs with hope to capture the star in her jar so that she can make one more wish.

Denver Jackson | Victoria 9 min

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