Awards and a Crowdsourced Day in Canada

(Via CNW) On one day later this year (date TBA), people all over Canada are invited to “shoot and submit video in any language that captures a moment in their life, on that day” says CTV, which will broadcast the Screen Siren Pictures crowdsourced project. Details on when and how will be announced later — don’t worry, CTV and Screen Siren Pictures are planning quite a campaign to make Canadians aware of this. The broadcast will be entitled Canada in a Day.

Broadcaster has the list of Hot Docs’ award-winning Festival films and filmmakers. KONELĪNE: our land beautiful (Nettie Wild, Betsy Carson) took Best Canadian Feature Documentary and the Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award went to Sébastien Rist and Aude Leroux-Lévesque for Living with Giants. Read the whole story here.

The 2016 TIFF Next Wave Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase winners have been announced. Working its way through 78 submissions from Ontario students in grades 9 to 12, the jury selected Raine Bracken’s animated Fairytale Fallout, Morgana McKenzie’s Ellie, Carol Nguyen’s This Home is Not Empty, and IN, a doc by Luca Caruso-Moro, Misha Ghasri, and Liam Hart.

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