Winners Announced – 8th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Winners Announced – 8th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival

We are pleased to announce our list of Winners for the 8th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival. Thank you to all of our Official Selections for choosing TBFF as part of your festival strategy. Congratulations to a beautiful lineup from all of our Official Selections and our Winners.


*Best Short Film*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

High Tide
dir. Deejay Williams

 

*Best SurfGirl Film*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Your Wings Are Going To Grow
dir. Maria Karin Walczuk

 

*Best Extreme Adventure (Surf) Film*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Where The Desert Meets The Ocean
dir. Véna Píša

 

*Best Cinematography*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Where The Desert Meets The Ocean
dir. Véna Píša

 

*Best Animated Beach Film*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

The Metamorphosis of a Bottle Cap
dir. Kathryn Jankowski

 

*Best Activist Film*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

“To The Sea”
dir. Bruno Monteferri, dir. Dana Bonilla

 

*Best Activist Film*
Honorable Mention
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

“Signature”
dir. Per Anderson

 


The TBFF Spirit Award goes to the filmmaker, film, documentary or documentary subject(s) or film team who most demonstrate the “Indie Spirit”, through story telling, film production, promotion of film, audience engagement and producing a memorable onscreen experience that can be felt as well as seen. Congratulations to Victory Swim for such a touching story about unconditional Love, Support and the Human Spirit!


*TBFF *Spirit Award*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Victory Swim
dir. Matt Yamashita


*TBFF *Spirit Award*
2019
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Victory Swim
Susan Scarlett (as Herself)

 


*TBFF Door Prize Winner*
2019
Surf Prize Pack (Value $120)

Marcel ‘Junior’ Courchesne


Special Thanks

A Special Thank you to Grant and the kind Folks at  Surf Ontario
(99 Sunrise Avenue) for making “Surf’s Up Around The World” Film Premieres a super fun event with your delicious supply of succulent Oysters for our Post screening Tasting!


Warm Thanks

David Lewis (Operations Manager), Mary and New Beach United Church
for their wonderful facility, performance hall sound and screen.

Thank You
Audience members past and present –
C U in 2020!

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