2020 Nominees

The Yorkton Film Festival is pleased to announce it’s full slate of nominees for this year’s Golden Sheaf Award Competition. All of the category winners, along with the nominees and winner of the Best of Festival award will be announced on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the Golden Sheaf Awards Gala. The festival would like to thank everyone who entered this years festival for making this yet another competitive year and extends its congratulations to every nominee.

Special Awards

Best of Fest

Winner

Mr. Berry

Director(s): Daniel Stark
Producer(s): Jason Hamborg
Production Company: 6ixSigma Productions

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Nominees

Humboldt: The New Season

Director(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Producer(s): Lucas Frison, Elise Beaudry-Ferland, Chris McIvor, Libby Lea
Researcher(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Production Company: Prairie Cat Productions, Frank Digital

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Mr. Berry

Director(s): Daniel Stark
Producer(s): Jason Hamborg
Production Company: 6ixSigma Productions

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Kathleen Shannon Award

Winner

Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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Now Is the Time

Director(s): Christopher Auchter
Producer(s): Selwyn Jacob
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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The Mill

Director(s): David Craig
Producer(s): Ann Bernier, David Craig
Researcher(s): Elspeth J. Domville; Joan Baxter
Production Company: Vertical Productions Inc. and Site Media Inc.

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The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Craft Awards

Director (Fiction)

Winner

The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Nominees

Buzzard

Director(s): Joy Webster
Producer(s): Lucas Ford
Production Company: Ford Films

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Model Citizens

Director(s): Taylor Brown
Producer(s): Folks Films
Researcher(s): Nate Flaman
Production Company: Folks Films

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Pick

Director(s): Alicia K. Harris
Producer(s): Venessa Harris, Rebeca Ortiz, Alicia K. Harris
Production Company: Sugar Glass Films

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Resolve

Director(s): Marta Borowski
Producer(s): Marta Borowski, Michael James Regan, Byron A. Martin
Production Company: Sunstone Pictures Inc.

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The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Director (Non-Fiction)

Winner

Shannon Amen

Director(s): Chris Dainty
Producer(s): Maral Mohammadian
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Nominees

Balakrishna

Director(s): Colin MacKenzie, Aparna Kapur
Producer(s): Maral Mohammadian, Kat Baulu
Researcher(s): Colin MacKenzie, Vincenzo Ravina, Ashley Corbett
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Hockey Mom

Director(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Producer(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Researcher(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Production Company: Hockey Mom Films Inc.

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Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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Shannon Amen

Director(s): Chris Dainty
Producer(s): Maral Mohammadian
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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The Mill

Director(s): David Craig
Producer(s): Ann Bernier, David Craig
Researcher(s): Elspeth J. Domville; Joan Baxter
Production Company: Vertical Productions Inc. and Site Media Inc.

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Research

Winner

Guardians of the Grasslands

Director(s): Sarah Wray, Ben Wilson
Producer(s): Ben Wilson
Production Company: Story Brokers Media House

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Nominees

Guardians of the Grasslands

Director(s): Sarah Wray, Ben Wilson
Producer(s): Ben Wilson
Production Company: Story Brokers Media House

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Ice Breakers

Director(s): Sandi Rankaduwa
Producer(s): Rohan Fernando
Researcher(s): Sandi Rankaduwa
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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The Seven Wonders Of Manitoba

Director(s): Karsten Wall
Producer(s): Cam Bennett, Kim Bell

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Town of Widows

Director(s): Natasha Luckhardt, Rob Viscardis
Producer(s): Natasha Luckhardt (Executive Producer), Rob Viscardis (Creative Producer) and David DeSario (Associate Producer)
Researcher(s): Steve Cornwell
Production Company: Bread & Roses Creative Productions Inc.

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Accompanying Categories

Emerging Filmmaker

Winner

The Bear & The Beekeeper

Director(s): Kristina Mileska
Producer(s): Steven Czikk

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Nominees

Buzzard

Director(s): Joy Webster
Producer(s): Lucas Ford
Production Company: Ford Films

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Sisters of Sorrow

Director(s): Jordan Waunch
Producer(s): Sean Ronan, James Kingstone, Linsay Willier, Gerald Auger, Grant Vlahovic
Production Company: Hammer & Tong, Black Eagle Entertainment

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The Bear & The Beekeeper

Director(s): Kristina Mileska
Producer(s): Steven Czikk

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The Great Malaise

Director(s): Catherine Lepage
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Town of Widows

Director(s): Natasha Luckhardt, Rob Viscardis
Producer(s): Natasha Luckhardt (Executive Producer), Rob Viscardis (Creative Producer) and David DeSario (Associate Producer)
Researcher(s): Steve Cornwell
Production Company: Bread & Roses Creative Productions Inc.

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Indigenous

Winner

Now Is the Time

Director(s): Christopher Auchter
Producer(s): Selwyn Jacob
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Bighetty & Bighetty

Director(s): Andrew Wiens
Producer(s): Andrew Wiens, Sam Karney
Researcher(s): Andrew Wiens, Sam Karney
Production Company: Ice River Films

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Now Is the Time

Director(s): Christopher Auchter
Producer(s): Selwyn Jacob
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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Sisters of Sorrow

Director(s): Jordan Waunch
Producer(s): Sean Ronan, James Kingstone, Linsay Willier, Gerald Auger, Grant Vlahovic
Production Company: Hammer & Tong, Black Eagle Entertainment

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Throat Singing in Kangirsuk

Director(s): Eva Kaukai, Manon Chamberland
Producer(s): Manon Barbeau
Post-Secondary Institution: Wapikoni mobile

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Mental Health

Winner

Mum’s The Word

Director(s): Colin Scheyen
Producer(s): Kate McKenzie, Moniquea marion, George Petrovic, Colin Scheyen
Researcher(s): Kendra Belle, Julia Getchell, Mariyam Khaja, Masih Khalatbari, Colin Scheyen
Production Company: Evenings and Weekends Productions

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Nominees

17 And Life Doesn’t Wait

Director(s): Maureen Judge
Producer(s): Maureen Judge
Editor Cathy Gulkin C.C.E.
Researcher(s): Lindsay Fitzgerald,
and additional research
Raine Bracken
Oriana Marrone
Rebecca Waxman

Production Company: Makin’ Movies

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Humboldt: The New Season

Director(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Producer(s): Lucas Frison, Elise Beaudry-Ferland, Chris McIvor, Libby Lea
Researcher(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Production Company: Prairie Cat Productions, Frank Digital

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Mum’s The Word

Director(s): Colin Scheyen
Producer(s): Kate McKenzie, Moniquea marion, George Petrovic, Colin Scheyen
Researcher(s): Kendra Belle, Julia Getchell, Mariyam Khaja, Masih Khalatbari, Colin Scheyen
Production Company: Evenings and Weekends Productions

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PREY

Director(s): Matt Gallagher
Producer(s): Cornelia Principe, Matt Gallagher
Researcher(s): Matt Gallagher
Production Company: Border City Pictures Inc.

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Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days

Director(s): Regina Pessoa
Producer(s): Abi Feijó, Julie Roy, Reginald de Guillebon
Production Company: Ciclope Filmes | National Film Board of Canada | Les Armateurs

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Multicultural Award (Under 30 Minutes)

Winner

Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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Economic Reconciliation

Director(s): Andrée Cazabon
Producer(s): David Sharpe
Production Company: Productions Cazabon Inc. (4 Seasons of Reconciliation)

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I am not what you see

Director(s): Hippolyte Vendra
Producer(s): Isabelle Corriveau
Post-Secondary Institution: INIS

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Nancy’s Workshop

Director(s): Aïcha Diop
Producer(s): Christina Carvalho, Aïcha Diop, Charles Officer, Jake Yanowski
Production Company: Canesugar Filmworks

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Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Multicultural Award (30 Minutes & Over)

Winner

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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Hockey Mom

Director(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Producer(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Researcher(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Production Company: Hockey Mom Films Inc.

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Mr. Berry

Director(s): Daniel Stark
Producer(s): Jason Hamborg
Production Company: 6ixSigma Productions

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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The Art of Downsizing

Director(s): Geeta Sondhi
Producer(s): Geeta Sondhi
Production Company: Sondhi Productions 2 Inc.

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The Mill

Director(s): David Craig
Producer(s): Ann Bernier, David Craig
Researcher(s): Elspeth J. Domville; Joan Baxter
Production Company: Vertical Productions Inc. and Site Media Inc.

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Ruth Shaw Award (Best of Saskatchewan)

Winner

Humboldt: The New Season

Director(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Producer(s): Lucas Frison, Elise Beaudry-Ferland, Chris McIvor, Libby Lea
Researcher(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Production Company: Prairie Cat Productions, Frank Digital

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Good Morning

Director(s): Kyler Wilton, Dylan Crosby
Post-Secondary Institution: University of Saskatchewan

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Humboldt: The New Season

Director(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Producer(s): Lucas Frison, Elise Beaudry-Ferland, Chris McIvor, Libby Lea
Researcher(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Production Company: Prairie Cat Productions, Frank Digital

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I am Métis: Ceinture Fléchée

Director(s): Trevor Chilton
Producer(s): Trevor Chilton
Researcher(s): Trevor Chilton
Production Company: Cre8iv Ideas

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Kay Parley Mind of Her Own

Director(s): Aaron Silverthorne
Producer(s): Aaron Silverthorne , Judith Silverthorne, Greg Stanton
Researcher(s): Aaron Silverthorne, Judith Silverthorne
Production Company: Access Communications Co-operative

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The Other Ordinary

Director(s): Adrian Halter
Producer(s): Adrian Halter, Jennifer Johnson
Researcher(s): Adrian Halter
Production Company: Accessible Media Inc., HalterMedia

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Main Categories

Animation

Winner

The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Nominees

Rag Doll

Director(s): Leon Lee
Producer(s): Leon Lee
Researcher(s): Jacey Shi
Production Company: Flying Cloud Productions Inc.

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Shannon Amen

Director(s): Chris Dainty
Producer(s): Maral Mohammadian
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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The Physics of Sorrow

Director(s): Theodore Ushev
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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The Procession

Director(s): Pascal Blanchet, Rodolphe Saint-Gelais
Producer(s): Julie Roy
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days

Director(s): Regina Pessoa
Producer(s): Abi Feijó, Julie Roy, Reginald de Guillebon
Production Company: Ciclope Filmes | National Film Board of Canada | Les Armateurs

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Children’s/Youth Production

Winner

Hollie’s Dress

Director(s): Annie Sakkab
Producer(s): Annie Sakkab, Paul Lee
Researcher(s): Annie Sakkab
Production Company: B707 Productions Inc.

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Coyote Science

Director(s): Loretta Todd, Kamala Todd
Producer(s): Loretta Todd, Patti Poskitt
Researcher(s): Loretta Todd, Kamala Todd
Production Company: Coyote Science 2 Inc

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Hollie’s Dress

Director(s): Annie Sakkab
Producer(s): Annie Sakkab, Paul Lee
Researcher(s): Annie Sakkab
Production Company: B707 Productions Inc.

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I Am Skylar

Director(s): Rachel Bower
Producer(s): Rohan Fernando
Researcher(s): Rachel Bower
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Ice Breakers

Director(s): Sandi Rankaduwa
Producer(s): Rohan Fernando
Researcher(s): Sandi Rankaduwa
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Robotik

Director(s): Neil Greening
Producer(s): Tim Tyler, Carla Duval-Tyler
Production Company: Cheshire Smile Television Productions 1 Inc.

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Comedy

Winner

Model Citizens

Director(s): Taylor Brown
Producer(s): Folks Films
Researcher(s): Nate Flaman
Production Company: Folks Films

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8+ weeks

Director(s): Mike Mildon, Tara Federko
Producer(s): Paige Locke, Melissa Peters
Researcher(s): Tara Federko, Paige Locke, Michelle Hanitijo, Patrick Hodgson, Mike Mildon,
Production Company: Der Co.

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Home in Time

Director(s): Patrick Hagarty
Producer(s): Patrick Hagarty, Justin Kelly

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Model Citizens

Director(s): Taylor Brown
Producer(s): Folks Films
Researcher(s): Nate Flaman
Production Company: Folks Films

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Pole Dancer

Director(s): Mooky McGuinty
Production Company: Mooky McGuinty Creative

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The Star of Therapy

Director(s): Bryce Iwaschuk
Producer(s): Andy Wong, Ana Pacheco, Bryce Iwaschuk
Researcher(s): Ana Pacheco, Bryce Iwaschuk, Andy Wong
Production Company: Come On In Productions

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Community Television Productions

Winner

The Seven Wonders Of Manitoba

Director(s): Karsten Wall
Producer(s): Cam Bennett, Kim Bell

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Factoria: The Magic City

Director(s): Eric Steiner
Producer(s): Eric Steiner, Kevin Neil
Researcher(s): Eric Steiner, Danica Lorer, Jeff O’Brien
Production Company: Shaw Communications

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Over the Hill Orchards

Director(s): Curtis McGillivray
Producer(s): Todd Snider, Bobby Goulet
Researcher(s): Curtis McGillivray
Production Company: Bamboo Shoots

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The Blind Adventurer Foundation

Director(s): Amanda Bosiak
Producer(s): Todd Snider
Researcher(s): Amanda Bosiak
Production Company: Bamboo Shoots

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The Haus Project – Erinwanderin

Director(s): Matt Holland
Producer(s): Todd Snider
Researcher(s): Matt Holland
Production Company: Bamboo Shoots

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The Seven Wonders Of Manitoba

Director(s): Karsten Wall
Producer(s): Cam Bennett, Kim Bell

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Digital Media

Winner

Migrant Mothers of Syria

Director(s): Anna Fahr
Producer(s): Anna Fahr, Habib Battah
Technical Director Evan Jones
Researcher(s): Anna Fahr
Production Company: Morning Bird Pictures

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Migrant Mothers of Syria

Director(s): Anna Fahr
Producer(s): Anna Fahr, Habib Battah
Technical Director Evan Jones
Researcher(s): Anna Fahr
Production Company: Morning Bird Pictures

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Mum’s The Word

Director(s): Colin Scheyen
Producer(s): Kate McKenzie, Moniquea marion, George Petrovic, Colin Scheyen
Researcher(s): Kendra Belle, Julia Getchell, Mariyam Khaja, Masih Khalatbari, Colin Scheyen
Production Company: Evenings and Weekends Productions

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Nikola Tesla and the End of the World

Director(s): Ian Strang, Leif Kaldor
Producer(s): Leslea Mair, Leif Kaldor
Production Company: Zoot Pictures

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Plan B

Director(s): Karin Lee
Producer(s): Karin Lee, Rachel Talalay
Researcher(s): Karin Lee
Production Company: Top Dollar Sisters Productions Inc

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The Internet of Everything

Director(s): Brett Gaylor
Producer(s): Brett Gaylor, Bob Moore
Researcher(s): Camille Hélénon, Marion Ducamp, Adèle Flaux
Production Company: EyeSteelFilm

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Documentary Arts/Culture

Winner

Now Is the Time

Director(s): Christopher Auchter
Producer(s): Selwyn Jacob
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Âsônamâtowin – A Sharing of Indigenous Knowledge

Director(s): Florence Allen, Willie Ermine, Roland Kaye, Gilbert Kewistep, Mary Lee, William Ratfoot, Margaret Reynolds
Producer(s): Andrée Cazabon
Production Company: Productions Cazabon Inc. (4 Seasons of Reconciliation Film Series)

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Bighetty & Bighetty

Director(s): Andrew Wiens
Producer(s): Andrew Wiens, Sam Karney
Researcher(s): Andrew Wiens, Sam Karney
Production Company: Ice River Films

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In the Making – Rebecca Belmore

Director(s): Amar Wala
Producer(s): Sean O’Neill, Nancy Lang, Steve Ord, Peter Raymont, Michelle Mama
Researcher(s): Amy Lam
Production Company: White Pine Pictures

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Now Is the Time

Director(s): Christopher Auchter
Producer(s): Selwyn Jacob
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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The Long Ride Home

Director(s): Steve Haining
Producer(s): CreateOf. inc (Steve Haining), Neil Sioux (QBOW)
Researcher(s): Neil Sioux, Lois Isnana, John Eagle, Jim Miller, Steve Haining
Production Company: CreateOf

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Documentary History & Biography

Winner

Mr. Berry

Director(s): Daniel Stark
Producer(s): Jason Hamborg
Production Company: 6ixSigma Productions

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Balakrishna

Director(s): Colin MacKenzie, Aparna Kapur
Producer(s): Maral Mohammadian, Kat Baulu
Researcher(s): Colin MacKenzie, Vincenzo Ravina, Ashley Corbett
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Magical Imperfection

Director(s): Scott Calbeck
Producer(s): Scott Calbeck, David Hoffert
Researcher(s): Scott Calbeck, David Hoffert
Production Company: Smoke Lake Productions Inc.

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Mr. Berry

Director(s): Daniel Stark
Producer(s): Jason Hamborg
Production Company: 6ixSigma Productions

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On the Line

Director(s): Juliet Lammers, Lorraine Price
Producer(s): Lauren Grant
Researcher(s): Talia Wooldrige
Production Company: Clique Pictures

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Take Good Care of Each Other: The Fred Penner Story

Director(s): Aaron Floresco
Producer(s): Aaron Floresco, Kyle Bornais
Researcher(s): Aaron Floresco
Production Company: Past Perfect Productions

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Documentary POV (Point of View)

Winner

Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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Biker Bob’s Posthumous Adventure

Director(s): Cat Mills
Producer(s): Joella Cabalu
Researcher(s): Cat Mills
Production Company: Bob’s Your Uncle Inc

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Never Too Old

Director(s): Marcia Connolly
Producer(s): Rick LeGuerrier, Timothy Hogan
Production Company: Dream Street Pictures

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Sadika’s Garden

Director(s): Julia Iriarte, Chad Galloway
Producer(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Researcher(s): Chad Galloway, Julia Iriarte
Production Company: Trail Films, Pampa Productions

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The Mesdames of Mayhem

Director(s): Cat Mills
Producer(s): Felicity Justrabo
Researcher(s): Cat Mills
Production Company: 2694208 Ontario Inc.

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Town of Widows

Director(s): Natasha Luckhardt, Rob Viscardis
Producer(s): Natasha Luckhardt (Executive Producer), Rob Viscardis (Creative Producer) and David DeSario (Associate Producer)
Researcher(s): Steve Cornwell
Production Company: Bread & Roses Creative Productions Inc.

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Documentary Science/Nature/Technology

Winner

Seals of Sable

Director(s): Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason
Producer(s): Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason
Researcher(s): Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason
Production Company: Sea to Sea Productions Ltd.

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First Animals

Director(s): Andrew Gregg
Producer(s): Andrew Gregg, Deborah Parks
Researcher(s): Gina Cali
Production Company: Red Trillium Films Inc.

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Grasslands: North America’s Hidden Wilderness

Director(s): Alex Burr, Jeff Turner
Producer(s): Jeff Turner
Production Company: A River Road Films production. in association with CBC and Terra Mater Factual Studios

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Seals of Sable

Director(s): Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason
Producer(s): Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason
Researcher(s): Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason
Production Company: Sea to Sea Productions Ltd.

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Takaya: Lone Wolf

Director(s): Mary M. Frymire, Martin Williams
Producer(s): Andre Barro, Martin Williams, Gaby Bastyra, Cheryl Alexander, Bruce Whitty
Production Company: Cineflix, Talesmith, MBM TV Inc.

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Under Thin Ice

Director(s): Denis Blaquière
Producer(s): Natalie Dubois; Executive Producers: Arnie Gelbart, Mario Cyr, Natalie Dubois
Researcher(s): Denis Blaquière, Géraldine Alladio
Production Company: Galafilm Productions (Under Thin Ice) Inc.

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Documentary Social/Political

Winner

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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Hockey Mom

Director(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Producer(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Researcher(s): Teyama Alkamli, Andrew Moir
Production Company: Hockey Mom Films Inc.

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Humboldt: The New Season

Director(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Producer(s): Lucas Frison, Elise Beaudry-Ferland, Chris McIvor, Libby Lea
Researcher(s): Lucas Frison, Kevin Eastwood
Production Company: Prairie Cat Productions, Frank Digital

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Nancy’s Workshop

Director(s): Aïcha Diop
Producer(s): Christina Carvalho, Aïcha Diop, Charles Officer, Jake Yanowski
Production Company: Canesugar Filmworks

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nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Director(s): Tasha Hubbard
Producer(s): Tasha Hubbard, George Hupka, Jon Montes, Bonnie Thompson
Production Company: Downstream Documentary Productions Inc. and National Film Board of Canada

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What Are You?

Director(s): Richard B. Pierre
Producer(s): Richard B. Pierre
Production support thanks to Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto
Researcher(s): Richard B. Pierre
Production Company: Afro Flix, Inc

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Drama

Winner

Buzzard

Director(s): Joy Webster
Producer(s): Lucas Ford
Production Company: Ford Films

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Buzzard

Director(s): Joy Webster
Producer(s): Lucas Ford
Production Company: Ford Films

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Surrounded By Water

Director(s): Rhonda Buckley
Producer(s): Rhonda Buckley
Researcher(s): Rhonda Buckley
Production Company: Media Connections Film Inc. owner Rhonda Buckley

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The Will and The Wall

Director(s): Mostafa Keshvari
Producer(s): Mostafa Keshvari
Researcher(s): Mostafa keshvari
Production Company: BC Minorities for film and TV Society

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Experimental

Winner

No Objects

Director(s): Moïa Jobin-Paré
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Clouding Around

Director(s): Hannah
Producer(s): Hannah
Researcher(s): Hannah
Production Company: Hannah – Lotus Eater Productions, LOOK: A Mental Health/Film Initiative

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Ghosts

Director(s): Tiago De Sousa
Producer(s): Nikolas Clarke, Tiago De Sousa, Ash Xavier

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Lobster Festival

Director(s): Todd Fraser
Producer(s): Todd Fraser

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No Objects

Director(s): Moïa Jobin-Paré
Producer(s): Marc Bertrand
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Lifestyle & Reality

Winner

Intervention Canada

Director(s): Andrew Martin
Producer(s): Tom Powers, John Brunton, John Murray, Deborah MacDonald
Production Company: Open Door Co. & Insight Productions Ltd

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Nominees

Battle of The Blades

Director(s): Joan Tosoni
Producer(s): Sandra Bezic, John Brunton, Lindsay Cox
Production Company: Insight Productions Ltd

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Big Brother Canada 7

Director(s): Dave Russell
Producer(s): John Brunton, Erin Brock
Production Company: Insight Productions Ltd

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Intervention Canada

Director(s): Andrew Martin
Producer(s): Tom Powers, John Brunton, John Murray, Deborah MacDonald
Production Company: Open Door Co. & Insight Productions Ltd

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The Amazing Race Canada Season 7

Director(s): Rob Brunner
Producer(s): John Brunton, Mark Lysakowski, Bertram Van Munster, Elise Diganieri
Production Company: Insight Productions Ltd

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Top Chef Canada

Director(s): Brett Morris
Producer(s): John Brunton, Mark Lysakowski, Eric Abboud
Production Company: Insight Productions Ltd

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Performing Arts & Entertainment

Winner

Adrian Sutherland – Politician Man

Director(s): Justin Stephenson
Producer(s): RoseAnna Schick, Adrian Sutherland
Researcher(s): Justin Stephenson, RoseAnna Schick, Adrian Sutherland
Production Company: Midnight Shine Music, RAS Creative, Even Steven Inc.

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Nominees

Adrian Sutherland – Politician Man

Director(s): Justin Stephenson
Producer(s): RoseAnna Schick, Adrian Sutherland
Researcher(s): Justin Stephenson, RoseAnna Schick, Adrian Sutherland
Production Company: Midnight Shine Music, RAS Creative, Even Steven Inc.

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Daddy

Director(s): Nathanael Vass, Leah Barley
Producer(s): Leah Barley, Robin Macabulos
Production Company: Trembling Void Studios, Pangman Moving Pictures

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eclipse

Director(s): Larry Bauman
Producer(s): Larry Bauman, Robin Poitras
Researcher(s): Robin Poitras, Edward Poitras
Production Company: New Dance Horizons

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Take Down These Walls

Director(s): Vesta Giles
Producer(s): Vesta Giles
Researcher(s): Vesta Giles
Production Company: Vandelso Productions, Inc.

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The Move: Santee Smith

Director(s): Lucius Dechausay
Producer(s): Lucius Dechausay, Romeo Candido
Production Company: CBC Arts

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Serial

Winner

Red Chef Revival

Director(s): Danny Berish
Producer(s): Ryan Mah
Production Company: Black Rhino Creative

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Nominees

Freedom Road

Director(s): Angelina McLeod
Producer(s): Alicia Smith
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Red Chef Revival

Director(s): Danny Berish
Producer(s): Ryan Mah
Production Company: Black Rhino Creative

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Rust Valley Restorers

Director(s): Matthew Shewchuk, Tyson Hepburn
Producer(s): Matthew Shewchuk, Tyson Hepburn
Researcher(s): Matthew Shewchuk, Tyson Hepburn
Production Company: Rust (2) Productions, Mayhem Entertainment

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The Other Side

Director(s): Francis Laliberte
Producer(s): Wally Start, Jennifer Podemski
Researcher(s): Murray MacDonald, Joanne Schiavoni
Production Company: Angel Entertainment Inc.

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The Seven Wonders Of Manitoba

Director(s): Karsten Wall
Producer(s): Cam Bennett, Kim Bell

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Short Subject – Fiction

Winner

Pick

Director(s): Alicia K. Harris
Producer(s): Venessa Harris, Rebeca Ortiz, Alicia K. Harris
Production Company: Sugar Glass Films

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A Brief History of the Unicorn

Director(s): Mina Sewell Mancuso
Producer(s): Deborah Marks, Robert Fisher, Ron Leach
Production Company: Lulu Pictures Inc.

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Pick

Director(s): Alicia K. Harris
Producer(s): Venessa Harris, Rebeca Ortiz, Alicia K. Harris
Production Company: Sugar Glass Films

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Resolve

Director(s): Marta Borowski
Producer(s): Marta Borowski, Michael James Regan, Byron A. Martin
Production Company: Sunstone Pictures Inc.

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Solastalgia

Director(s): Millefiore Clarkes
Producer(s): Emma Fugate
Production Company: One Thousand Flowers Productions / EmMazeing Productions

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The Bear & The Beekeeper

Director(s): Kristina Mileska
Producer(s): Steven Czikk

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Short Subject – Non-Fiction

Winner

Gun Killers

Director(s): Jason Young
Producer(s): Rohan Fernando
Researcher(s): Jason Young
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Nominees

ahkâmêyimo nitânis (Keep Going, My Daughter)

Director(s): Candy Fox
Producer(s): Chris Tyrone Ross

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Dear Mr. Dudley

Director(s): Morgan Rhys Tams
Producer(s): Morgan Rhys Tams
Researcher(s): Morgan Tams
Production Company: HIGH // LONESOME Media Productions

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Guardians of the Grasslands

Director(s): Sarah Wray, Ben Wilson
Producer(s): Ben Wilson
Production Company: Story Brokers Media House

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Gun Killers

Director(s): Jason Young
Producer(s): Rohan Fernando
Researcher(s): Jason Young
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

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Madhu Kumar’s Stories of Immigrant Women

Director(s): Jeremy Ratzlaff
Producer(s): Lise Hosein
Production Company: CBC Arts

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Student Productions

Winner

Jo

Director(s): Carmen Rachiteanu
Producer(s): Kristine Thelle
Post-Secondary Institution: INIS

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Nominees

Jo

Director(s): Carmen Rachiteanu
Producer(s): Kristine Thelle
Post-Secondary Institution: INIS

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Names for Snow

Director(s): Rebecca Thomassie
Producer(s): Manon Barbeau
Post-Secondary Institution: Wapikoni mobile

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Playeros : Beach Workers

Director(s): Alexandre Beaumont-Vachon
Producer(s): Alexandre Beaumont-Vachon
Post-Secondary Institution: EMCV (Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma et de la Vidéo)

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The Biceps Factory

Director(s): Kevin Champagne-Lessard
Producer(s): Anaëlle Béglet
Post-Secondary Institution: INIS

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Throat Singing in Kangirsuk

Director(s): Eva Kaukai, Manon Chamberland
Producer(s): Manon Barbeau
Post-Secondary Institution: Wapikoni mobile

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