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1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Winners!


We Proudly Announce our Award Winners for the very
1st Annual
Toronto Beaches Film Festival 2012!


1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival Award

  • Best Short Film – “To Rest in Peace”
    directed by Fawaz Al-Matrouk (USA/Kuwait)
  • Best Short Documentary – “The Pipedreams Project”
    co-directed by Faroe Des Roches and Ryan Vandecasteyen (CAN)
  • Best Feature Documentary – “If I Should Fall”
    directed by Brendon Culliton (CAN)
  • Best Eco-Friendly Film – “Surf, Sand and Silversides
    (The Californian Grunion) directed by Karen Martin (USA)
  • Best Kid-Friendly Film – “A Strange Day In July”
    directed by Shantal Reich (USA)
  • Best Surf Film – “Breathe Life”
    directed by Antje Beyen (Germany)
  • 1st TBFF Beach Spirit Award “Shag Nation”
    directed by Brittany Brothers (USA)

    • Awarded to the filmmaker who embodies the overall ‘Beach Spirit’, promotes their film and makes a memorable contribution on film