TUFF Winners & Party at The Drake
Sunday night saw the awards ceremony and offical ending to the Toronto Urban Film Festival, and to celebrate the organizers held a party at The Drake, and announced the winners of their prizes for the year.
First announced was the Viewers Choice award, where the recipent drew 1,154 votes online, and got $1000 cash for their submission:
by Kenny Wong & Alex Gravenstein.
The following prizes were then awarded.
by Candace Couse.
Special Jury Prize
by Daniel Goodbaum.
Toronto Lens Award
by Sebastien Heins & Albert Huh.
City Stories Award
by Peter Dudar.
Best Experimental Film
by Griffin Schultz.
by Nancy Jean Tucker.
by Ozan Yildirim.
Best International Film
by Hala Alsalman & Sarah Olivia Mizrahi.
Canadian Urbanism Award
by Elene Mekete.
Most Ambitious Film by a Female Director
by Mike Barlas & DuRae O’Shea Wilkinson.
The Drake Award for Best Local Film
by Joanne Mau and Gordon Yao.
City of TOront’s Naish McHugh Award for Emerging Toronto Filmmakers
by Nathan Hughes-Berry and Madeleine Sims-Fewer.
by William Allinson and James Vandewater.
by Timothy David Orme.
Congrats to all the winners, and to the 80+ one-minute films that screened at this year’s TUFF.