Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2009 Awards

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Heather Keung, Artistic Director at the awards ceremony

It was a fantastic year at Reel Asian and as the festival has wrapped it's time to look at this years festival winners. See videos of the award ceremony and acceptance speeches here.

2009 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival Award Winners

Now Audience Award
Winner: Yoshihiro Nakamura for Fish Story

THE SO YOU THINK YOU CAN PITCH? AWARDS
So You Think You Can Pitch? Awards winners were chosen by a panel of jurors, Nobu Adilman, Eileen Arandiga, and Lila Karim

The Charles Street Video and Reel Asian Pitch Professional Artist Award
Winner: Jonathan Ng for Requiem for Romance

The Charles Street Video and Reel Asian Pitch Emerging Artist Award
Winners: Sonia Hong, Claire Lowery and Olga Barsky for A Dragged Out Affair

Jury
The jury for the remaining awards included the following members of the media arts community: Michael Fukushima, Kathleen Mullen and Louise Noguchi

NFB Best Canadian Film or Video Award
Winner: Richard Fung, John Greyson and Ali Kazimi for Rex vs. Singh

Kim Orr Barristers P.C. Best Narrative Feature Film or Video Award
Winner: Uruphong Raksasad for Agrarian Utopia
Honourable Mention: Yoshihiro Nakamura for Fish Story

Animasian Award
Winners: Lesley Loksi Chan and Serena Lee for Live Long and Prosper

Centennial Collage @ Wallace Studios Most Innovative Film Production Award
Winner: Randall Lloyd Okita for Fish in Barrel

Lift and Fuji Best Film Award
Winner: Mio Adilman for Unlocked

Trinity Square Video Visionary Video Award
Winner: Parimita Nath for Found

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2009 ran from November 11-15, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Reel Asian Award Winners pose for a picture. Congratulations!

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