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AFF gives out major prizes

Whirligig, The Man of a Thousand Songs big winners.


Hey guys,

Here's the list of prizes handed out yesterday at the little awards shindig.

Best Atlantic Short ($3,000 in film stock)
Sponsored by Kodak Canada Inc. and open to all Atlantic work under 60 minutes.
Like Father - Jesse Harley

Michael Weir Award for Best Original Screenplay ($1,500)
Sponsored by Michael Weir Foundation of Arts
Whirligig - Michael Amo

Rex Tasker Documentary Award ($2,500 towards next film project)
Sponsored by the National Film Board of Canada and open to all Atlantic documentary films and videos.
The Man of a Thousand Songs - William D. MacGillivray

Ed Higginson Cinematography Award ($10,000 equipment & service)
Sponsored by Sim Video and William F. White International Inc. Awarded to an individual for excellence in the craft of cinematography.
Christopher Ball - Like Father and The White Archer

Award for Outstanding Direction ($1,000)
Sponsored by Thom Fitzgerald. Awarded to an individual for excellence in the craft of direction.
William D. MacGillivray - The Man of a Thousand Songs

Joan Orenstein Award for Outstanding Performance ($500)
Sponsored by Friends of Joan
Brian Downey - Whirligig

Award for Outstanding Music ($5,000 in recording and mixing services)
Sponsored by Emotion Pictures and Rage Studios
Not Over Easy - Grant King and Jody Richardson

Best Canadian Short ($8,000 editing package)
Sponsored by Editfarm
Junko's Shamisen - Sol Friedman

Best Canadian Feature ($10,000 service package)
Sponsored by Panavision
Incendies - Denis Villeneuve

Foregoing the opportunity to fight the beat back and do battle on the dance floor, I left before the audience award was handed out. What was it?

Did they remember to hand out the Teardrop Award?

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