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:

The Roomate

by Kenny Wong & Alex Gravenstein.

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The following prizes were then awarded.

Coping Mechanism

by Candace Couse.
Special Jury Prize

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TVCITY Street Style

by Daniel Goodbaum.
Toronto Lens Award

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Her Chance to Dream

by Sebastien Heins & Albert Huh.
City Stories Award

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Shamans, The Cunning

by Peter Dudar.
Best Experimental Film

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Home

by Griffin Schultz.
Best Documentary

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Ix Chel

by Nancy Jean Tucker.
Best Animation

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A Piece of Peace

by Ozan Yildirim.
Best International Film

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The Green Line

by Hala Alsalman & Sarah Olivia Mizrahi.
Canadian Urbanism Award

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Handle with Care 2.0

by Elene Mekete.
Most Ambitious Film by a Female Director

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Happiness

by Mike Barlas & DuRae O’Shea Wilkinson.
The Drake Award for Best Local Film

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Reminisce

by Joanne Mau and Gordon Yao.
City of TOront’s Naish McHugh Award for Emerging Toronto Filmmakers

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Inked

by Nathan Hughes-Berry and Madeleine Sims-Fewer.
Third Prize

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Slow Win

by William Allinson and James Vandewater.
Second Prize

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Afterlight

by Timothy David Orme.
First Prize

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Congrats to all the winners, and to the 80+ one-minute films that screened at this year’s TUFF.

See all our photos from the TUFF Awards Ceremony