2021 awards

We are proud to announce our 2021 awards nominees and winners! Thanks to our sponsors for their generous prize donations!


BEST DIRECTOR
– A Cinephile membership and 5-book collection from Canadian Film Institute
– A pair of International Series memberships from Ottawa Film Society
– A face-mask, vinyl record, toque and book from CHUO 89.1 FM

Nominees:
COCKPERA (d. Kata Gugić)
ENTHEOGEN (d. Chiva MF)
IN THE SHADOW OF THE PINES (d. Anne Koizumi)
INSIDE (d. Yann Chapotel)
THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY (d. Lisa Birke)

Winner:
INSIDE (d. Yann Chapotel)


BEST PERFORMANCE
– A gift card from Jet Black Hair & Studio
– A membership and t-shirt from Ottawa Art Gallery
– A face-mask, 2 vinyl records and book from CHUO 89.1 FM

Nominees:
CHOKABLOK (p. David Coomber)
MOURN, O NATURE! (p. François Chaignaud)
NAÏADE (p. Mistaya Hemingway)
SAVASANA (p. Elisabet Gelabert & María Esteve)
UNDARK (p. Melissa McCracken)

Winner:
CHOKABLOK (p. David Coomber)


BEST SOUND
– A 1-year electronic or print subscription to Point of View Magazine
– A keychain, poster and book from Ottawa Art Gallery
– A face-mask and 2 vinyl records from CHUO 89.1 FM

Nominees:
AWAKE (s. Sam Rodgers)
THE EDGE (s. Thomas Gassmann, Etienne Kompis, Tanay Sirin & Jorrit Stadelmann)
PORT LANDS (s. Mitchell Akiyama)
QUIET (s. Rasmus Zwicki)
SOKINAA’ PASSKAAN AASSISSTOI (s. Mathieu Laprise)

Winner:
QUIET (s. Rasmus Zwicki)


BEST SCREENPLAY
– A gift card from Jet Black Hair & Studio
– A gift card from Girls+ Rock Ottawa
– A face-mask, 2 vinyl records and book from CHUO 89.1 FM

Nominees:
CURBSIDE PICKUP (w. Hingman Leung)
GETTING CLOSER (w. Ethan Roberts)
IT’S NOT SAFE OUTSIDE (w. Woody Gregson)
SIGNAL FIRE (w. Alice Il Shin)
VISITOR (w. Ibrahim Awara)

Winner:
SIGNAL FIRE (w. Alice Il Shin)


BEST LOCAL FILM
– A Community membership, face-mask and t-shirt from Digital Arts Resource Centre
– A sweater, t-shirt and denim tote bag from Girls+ Rock Ottawa
– A face-mask, vinyl record, toque and book from CHUO 89.1 FM

Nominees:
AWAY (d. Lumylla Reis)
CIRCULAR (d. Hannah Johnston)
EXPO FILM (THIS FILM IS MY MEMORY) (d. Penny McCann)
/FAŪL/ (d. Livia Belcea)
FÉDORA (d. Véronique Eshaya)

Winner:
/FAŪL/ (d. Livia Belcea)