Toronto Women Film Festival announced its latest winners

Toronto Women Film Festival focuses on female driven stories, independent female directors, producers, writers, actresses, cinematographers, editors, and all female artists contributing to the language of cinema as women in film. The festival believes in the power of female filmmakers and screenwriters working in media. The festival sees a bright future for female talents working in the film industry. All the monthly winners are further nominated for the annual festival. The finalists of the annual event will be screened and will be further promoted and awarded with prizes and promotions.


The virtual competition announces the best of the month in various categories and aims to discover, promote and award female filmmakers and artists from all over the world. All the monthly award winners are further considered by the programmers of the festival for the annual awards and screenings. It is with great pleasure for us to announce the latest winners of the Toronto Women Film Festival.




Narrative Feature:

The Way That I Am

Dir: Kaleigh Fitzgerald

Narrative Short:

500

Dir: RACHEL KADEN


Honorable Mention Narrative Short:

Heel

Dir: Maggie Levin

Feature Documentary:

He's My Brother

Dir: Cille Hannibal


Honorable Mention Feature Documentary:

The Self Portrait

Dir: Katja Hogset, Margreth Olin and Espen Wallin


Best Short Documentary:

Reflecting on Anti-bias Education in Action: The Early Years

Dir: Filiz Efe McKinney

Best Experimental:

A Man Waiting For The Leaves To Fall Dir: Judee Tan

Best Comedy:

Closeted

Dir: Magali Perra

Best Horror:

Hangry

Dir: Bola Ogun

Best Animation:

Beautiful journey

Dir: Aurora Wang

Best Web/TV/Pilot:

Selma & Clarice

Dir: Yennis Cheung, Nicky Cook

Best Music Video:

AvA "ORAGE"

Dir: Eva Ménard, Zoé Cavaro

Best Student Film:

OLIMPIA

Dir: Sharon Attias


Honorable Mention Student Film:

Toxic Shock

Dir: Jamie Norrie

Best Actress:

Martha Bronstein

For A Stormy Night

Best Female Cinematographer:

Allie Schultz

For I Just Wish You Told Me

Best Female Scriptwriter:

Naomi Lisner

For The Imbalance


Best Female Producer:

For Stricken Beirut

Producers: Rawaa Auge and Sabine Younes

Best Female Editor:

Ruth Geva

For Gathering Fragments

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Elizabeth Kopetka

For Box of Rain

Best Female Director:

Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri

For The Great Artist

Best Female Composer:

Chia-Hui Lu For Butterfly Orchid

Best LGBTQ:

It's Just Our Family

Dir: Ameya

Best Human Rights:

Women Warriors: The Voices of Change

Dir: Amy Andersson


Best Poster:

A Stormy Night

Films About Women:

Recipiphany

Dir: Eric Cloughley

Best Canadian Female Filmmaker:

A CRADLE FALLS

Dir: Nicole Benoit


Best Environmental:

Axis Mundi

Dir: Csilla Toldy


Honorable Mention Environmental:

Beauty on the Wing: Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly

Dir: Kim Smith


Best First Time Female Filmmaker:

Thirty Minutes

Dir: Claire Elizabeth Terry

Best thriller:

$700+

Dir: Tom Aspy

Best Unproduced Script:

Aimo

Writer: Maggie Craig

Best Historical Film:

The Brazilian Templars Mystery

Dir: Next Anyextee, Neil Cabana

Best Biographical Film:

When the Camera Stopped Rolling

Dir: Jane Castle

Best Sport Film:

Dubliner

Dir: Linda Rosenfeld