VIFF 2016 Winners

Grand Prix

Let's Dance to the Rhythm — Directed by Bardroy Barretto

Best Feature Film

Imperfect Sky — Directed by Graham Streeter

Best Director

Dito Tsintsadze (God of Happiness)

Best Original Screenplay

The Closer — Original Screenplay by Eli Hershko & Isaac Broyn

Best Short Film

After Truth — Directed by Nicolas Ehret

Best Animated Film

“Parade” de Satie — Directed by Koji Yamamura

Best Documentary Film

Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust — Directed by Lance Shultz

Best Experimental Film

The Calling — Directed by Chris Boyd

Best Music Film

Let's Dance to the Rhythm — Directed by Bardroy Barretto

Best Music Video

Tiesto / The Chainsmokers - Split — Directed by Joe Zohar

Best Actor

Blake Lewis (Imperfect Sky)

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Berlin (The Closer)

Best Art Direction

After Truth — Directed by Nicolas Ehret

Let's Dance to the Rhythm — Directed by Bardroy Barretto

Best Cinematography

God of Happiness — Cinematography by Ralf M. Mendle