Scarborough Film Festival wraps up, honours filmmakers

News Jun 12, 2014 by Jean Ko Din Scarborough Mirror

The Scarborough Film Festival wrapped up its six-day event last Sunday, honouring filmmakers from across the globe.

The big winner of the night is a Turkish film called I’m Not Him. The film was awarded with the Festival Grand Prix Feature award.

The film’s director, Tayfun Pirselimoglu, was also awarded Outstanding Directorial Achievement, alongside Austrian director Sudabeh Mortezai for her film, Macondo.

The Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography was awarded to Serbian cinematographer Dorde Arambasic for the film, The Disobedient.

A Chinese/French film titled Butter Lamp by Hu Wei was named Best Short Film with an honourable mention for Canadian film Mini Nina Mi Vida by Yan Giroux.

Festival moviegoers were also able to participate in awarding the Audience Choice Awards.

Choice feature film was awarded to Life Feels Good by Polish filmmaker Maciej Pieprzyca. Choice short film was awarded to Last Round by Canadian filmmaker Ted Atherton.

The second annual Scarborough Film Festival welcomed more than 5,000 viewers this year and hosted a total of 36 films from more than 20 countries. The film categories ranged from narrative feature, documentary, short, experimental and world cinema. The films were selected by the festival committee from about 500 submissions.

This year’s festival jury committee is split into two categories — feature film and short film. Both juries are comprised of leaders in Canadian entertainment and film industry.

For more information on all the films in this year’s festival, visit ScarboroughFilmFestival.com

Scarborough Film Festival wraps up, honours filmmakers

I’m Not Him, from Turkey, wins Festival Grand Prix Feature award

News Jun 12, 2014 by Jean Ko Din Scarborough Mirror

The Scarborough Film Festival wrapped up its six-day event last Sunday, honouring filmmakers from across the globe.

The big winner of the night is a Turkish film called I’m Not Him. The film was awarded with the Festival Grand Prix Feature award.

The film’s director, Tayfun Pirselimoglu, was also awarded Outstanding Directorial Achievement, alongside Austrian director Sudabeh Mortezai for her film, Macondo.

The Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography was awarded to Serbian cinematographer Dorde Arambasic for the film, The Disobedient.

A Chinese/French film titled Butter Lamp by Hu Wei was named Best Short Film with an honourable mention for Canadian film Mini Nina Mi Vida by Yan Giroux.

Festival moviegoers were also able to participate in awarding the Audience Choice Awards.

Choice feature film was awarded to Life Feels Good by Polish filmmaker Maciej Pieprzyca. Choice short film was awarded to Last Round by Canadian filmmaker Ted Atherton.

The second annual Scarborough Film Festival welcomed more than 5,000 viewers this year and hosted a total of 36 films from more than 20 countries. The film categories ranged from narrative feature, documentary, short, experimental and world cinema. The films were selected by the festival committee from about 500 submissions.

This year’s festival jury committee is split into two categories — feature film and short film. Both juries are comprised of leaders in Canadian entertainment and film industry.

For more information on all the films in this year’s festival, visit ScarboroughFilmFestival.com

Scarborough Film Festival wraps up, honours filmmakers

I’m Not Him, from Turkey, wins Festival Grand Prix Feature award

News Jun 12, 2014 by Jean Ko Din Scarborough Mirror

The Scarborough Film Festival wrapped up its six-day event last Sunday, honouring filmmakers from across the globe.

The big winner of the night is a Turkish film called I’m Not Him. The film was awarded with the Festival Grand Prix Feature award.

The film’s director, Tayfun Pirselimoglu, was also awarded Outstanding Directorial Achievement, alongside Austrian director Sudabeh Mortezai for her film, Macondo.

The Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography was awarded to Serbian cinematographer Dorde Arambasic for the film, The Disobedient.

A Chinese/French film titled Butter Lamp by Hu Wei was named Best Short Film with an honourable mention for Canadian film Mini Nina Mi Vida by Yan Giroux.

Festival moviegoers were also able to participate in awarding the Audience Choice Awards.

Choice feature film was awarded to Life Feels Good by Polish filmmaker Maciej Pieprzyca. Choice short film was awarded to Last Round by Canadian filmmaker Ted Atherton.

The second annual Scarborough Film Festival welcomed more than 5,000 viewers this year and hosted a total of 36 films from more than 20 countries. The film categories ranged from narrative feature, documentary, short, experimental and world cinema. The films were selected by the festival committee from about 500 submissions.

This year’s festival jury committee is split into two categories — feature film and short film. Both juries are comprised of leaders in Canadian entertainment and film industry.

For more information on all the films in this year’s festival, visit ScarboroughFilmFestival.com