Each year the Canada International Film Festival awards prizes in several competitive categories to celebrate and recognize outstanding achievement in filmmaking, writing and acting as selected by our Official Jury.
This year we will award over $6,000 worth of prizes to our winners and official finalists.
Write Brothers Screenplay Software Packages
The top 3 Winners of the The Write Brothers® Screenplay Competition will receive software packages consisting of Movie Magic Screenwriter, Dramatica Pro, and Storyview Software Suite courtesy of The Write Brothers®, makers of the industry's best screenwriting software.
10 Official Finalists of the Screenplay Competition will receive Dramatica Software courtesy of The Write Brothers®, makers of the industry's best screenwriting software.
Cinema Scope Magazine
Cinema Scope is the only magazine of its kind in Canada: a color, 80-page glossy film quarterly that brings the full range of global cinema to its readers, from the art-house to Hollywood blockbusters, documentaries to the avant-garde, television to the art world.
The Grand Jury Prize winner will receive a complimentary magazine subscription.
Gulf Islands Film and Television School
The winner of the Best Short Film Award will receive one full price tuition scholarship to the Gulf Islands Film and Television School.
The winners of Best Documentary and Best Documentary Short will each receive a half price tuition scholarship to the Gulf Islands Film and Television School.
The scholarships can be used for our 2015 spring, summer, fall programs.
Grand Jury Award
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best of Canada
Best Foreign Feature
Best Foreign Short
Best Short Film
Best Student Film
Best Experimental Film
Best Music Video
Best Environmental Film
Best Humanitarian Film
Best Family Film
Best Television Pilot
Best "Made on Mobile"
10 Official Finalists