With the 22nd edition of Cinéfest wrapped up, winners of various film awards have been announced.
Oliver Sherman, written and directed by Ryan Redford, was awarded the Carolyn Fouriezos Best Canadian First Feature Award from the National Film Board of Canada, and Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie, directed by Sturla Gunnarsson, won the Cinéfest Sudbury Kinodoc Award.
Winners in the CTV Best in Shorts competition include:
First place, open category: Bedtime Stories by Ben Brumueller
Second place, open category: Freshwater Plague by Jake Chirico
Third place, open category: The Appointment by Katrina Saville
First place, student category: Singing in the Brain by J.P. Bouchardt
Northern Flicks Award: Never Been Kissed by Gina Simon
Best Animation Award: Bedtime Stories by Ben Brumueller
CTV Best Script Award: The Appointment by Katrina Saville
Awards of merit where also given to Unbeaten by Sindy Granberg-Shawbonquit, Connect the Creek by Christian Elliot and Cotter Pin by Erik Harju.
For more information about Cinéfest, phone 705-688-1234 or visit www.cinefest.com.