Seventh Edition of Toronto Women Film Festival

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the seventh edition of Toronto Women FIlm Festival. The festival is dedicated to female cinema, discovering and bringing together female talents from all over the globe. The virtual festival has been growing in popularity and is sponsored and supported by various media outlets and film companies associated with various cinemas, festivals, magazines and film production companies based in Toronto. The festival is planning to have its annual event as a hybrid event in order to screen the best films of the year at the TIFF Bell Lightbox every year. The award winners of each edition can also request online screening through Toronto Film Channel. The emerging international event is proud to announce the winners of its seventh edition.






Best Narrative Feature:

IRON WARRIORESSES

Dir: Jelena Mila


Best Narrative Short:

Tawny eyes

Dir: Irene Salvador

Best Feature Documentary:

Dance Me to The End of Time

Dir: Melanie Chait

Honorable Mention Feature Documentary:

Woodgirls - A Duet For a Dream

Dir: Azadeh Bizargiti


Best Short Documentary:

Women Take on Nepal

Dir: Tania Verbeeck


Best Experimental:

Projections

Dir: Nicole Close


Honorable Mention Best Experimental:

MONICA VITTI/ERINN RUTH

Dir: Christine Giorgio

Best Comedy:

TIPS

Dir: Mercedes Papalia

Best Science Fiction:

MOM PREP

Dir: MELISSA BALINT


Best Horror:

Into The Darkness

Dir: Susan Bohl


Best Animation:

Winter Colours

Dir: Adrianna Wieczorek


Best Web/TV/Pilot:

Love in 2020

Dir: Eirinn Disbrow


Best Music Video:

Way Down Below- A Lament for our Times

Dir: Yantra de Vilder

Best Student Film:

Quiet On Set

Dir: Jessica Teixeira, Natasha Luttjeboer


Honorable Mention Student Film:

The Family Key

Dir: Sydney Richardson

Best Actress:

AIMEE BARUAH

Film: SEMKHOR


Best Female Cinematographer:

Bianka Fórmanowska

Film: I Walk On

Best Female Scriptwriter:

Melissa Tantaquidgeon

Film: Flying Bird's Diary


Best Female Producer:

Kelly Pascuzzi

Film: The Ravine

Best Female Editor:

Dorota Fórmanowska

Film: I Walk On

Best Female Director:

Jan Miller Corran

Film: Along Came Wanda


Best Female Composer:

HWAJUNG SUNG

Film: The Show Must Go On!


Best LGBTQ:

BLUE MOON

Dir: Emily Ruhl

Best Human Rights:

Wild is the Spring

Dir: adla massoud


Best Film About Women:

Cold Service

Dir: Peter Strupp


Best Canadian Female Filmmaker:

Dancing Through

Dir: Anika Syskakis, Madelaine McCallum


Best Environmental:

HATUN PHAQCHA, THE HEALING LAND

Dir: Delia Ackerman


Best First Time Female Filmmaker:

Kalliope’s From Fear to Freedom

Dir: Kalliope Barlis

Best Unproduced Script:

The Dark Days of Cassidy Krystian

Writer: Emily Troedson


Best Historical Film:

I, Dido

Dir: Penelope Shales-Slyne


Best Biographical Film:

Rosemary's Way

Dir: Ros Horin


Best Sport Film:

Round & Round

Dir: Talia Pasqua, Simeon Pratt

Best Poster: Quiet On Set