2009 Award Winners

Karen Forhan and Ashley Bowes accepting the award for Excellence in Film Editing for Along the Lines of Connectivity - Please Mind the Gap     Photo by Peter Yung

The winner and top nominations for the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival awards are as follows:
*Blue indicates winner
Excellence in Film Direction
Along the Lines of Connectivity by Karen Forhan
An Encounter by Sean Braune
The Highwayman

Excellence in Art Direction
The Highwayman by Jessica Adams
Along the Lines of Connectivity by Karen Forhan
An Encounter by Sean Braune

Excellence in Editing
Along the Lines of Connectivity (Editor: Ashley Bowes)
Escape by Elaine Poon
Ordinary Thoughts by Elaine Poon

Excellence in Cinematography
An Encounter by Sean Braune
Fading into the Darkness by Caine Chow
Look Closer by Joel George

Excellence in Screenwriting
Ext. 5683 (L-O-V-E) by Elaine Poon
Along the Lines of Connectivity by Karen Forhan
Look Closer by Joel George
Spectator's Award
Ext. 5683 (L-O-V-E)
Along the Lines of Connectivity - Please Mind the Gap
Gamer: The Origin of Guitarman

Merit Award - Nicole's Choice

Silent by Agnes Jankiewicz
For demonstration of strong social commentary

Merit Award - Matt's Choice
Look Closer by Joel George
For overall strong production values in a short

Merit Award - Jury's Choice
Fading into the Darkness by Caine Chow
For mastery of computer generated visual effects

Merit Award - Project Manager's Choice
Stand by Ashley Bowes
For a project with high production values

Merit Award - Event Committee's Choice
To The Moon by Lena Chun
For creativity and originality