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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:



Honorable Mention Narrative Short:


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:


Dir: Magali Perra

Best Horror:


Dir: Bola Ogun

Best Animation:

Beautiful journey

Dir: Aurora Wang

Best Web/TV/Pilot:

Selma & Clarice

Dir: Yennis Cheung, Nicky Cook

Best Music Video:


Dir: Eva Ménard, Zoé Cavaro

Best Student Film:


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


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


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:


Dir: Eric Cloughley

Best Canadian Female Filmmaker:


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:


Dir: Tom Aspy

Best Unproduced Script:


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:


Dir: Linda Rosenfeld


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