2013 Award Winners

The winner and top nominations for the 2013 Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival awards are as follows:
*Bold indicates winner
Tyler Schrieder accepts his award for 
I Love Rhonda

Max Swiecki accepts his Achievment in Animation Award for Hooba Jooba

Nicole Bazuin accepts her award for 
These Are The People In Your Neighbourhood

Becca Williams accepts her Youth Emerging Artist Award for Dog Vlog

Kristina Mileska with her Audience Choice and Festival Director's Recognition Awards for The Forbidden Room

Christer Harris accepts his Audience Choice award for The Ties Between Us

Christian Lapid accepts his Audience Choice award for TGIF

T24 Project Visual Thesis Award winners
Achievement in Film Direction: Fiction
I Love Rhonda - Tyler Schrieder
Refuge - David Condotta & Shawna Steele
The Ties Between Us - Christer Harris

Achievement in Film Direction: Non-Fiction 
Don't Get Mad, Just Get Used To It - March Mercanti
In Art We Trust - Rebekah Reiko
The Change - Dan Whidden

Achievement in Animation 
Hooba Jooba - Max Swiecki
Hyperquench - Dani Alon & Nikolai Efimov
Ragen - Dan Sprogis

Cultural Relevancy Award 
Chemical Valley - Jennifer Robbins
Dog Vlog - Becca Williams
These are the People in Your Neighbourhood - Nicole Bazuin

Youth Emerging Artist Award
A Canadian Winter - Luke Fenton
Dog Vlog - Becca Williams
Existence - Patrick Y. Lee
Weight - Zach Silverstein

Festival Director's Award of Recognition
The Forbidden Room - Kristina Mileska
For creating a great sense of tension that puts audiences on the edge of their seats

Critics' Choice Awards 
In Art We Trust - Rebekah Reiko
Ragen - Dan Sprogis
The Ties Between Us - Christer Harris
Tim - Andy Kloske
Weight - Zach Silverstein

T24 Project Visual Thesis Award
Culture Shock - Jeff Moghadam, Jacob Evanoff, Holly Rowden, Janae Vandevyvere
The Flying Game - Dillon Taylor, Rebecca Whitaker, Lewis Springs, Patrick Collins
Leftovers - Jamie McMillan, Jeff Royiwsky, Maikol Pinto, Andreas Papaelias

Audience Choice: Eye of the Beholder
Dog Vlog - Becca Williams
Sleepy Time - Jonny Micay
TGIF - Christian Lapid

Audience Choice: Tensions 
The Bloody Battle - Eric Park
Existence - Patrick Y. Lee
The Ties Between Us - Christer Harris

Audience Choice: At Odds With Our Surroundings
The Forbidden Room - Kristina Mileska
In Art We Trust - Rebekah Reiko
Refuge - David Condotta & Shawna Steele

Audience Choice: Questionable Content
Hyperquench - Dani Alon & Nikolai Efimov
Manhood - Shawna Steele
Ragen - Dan Sprogis

Audience Choice: Stages of Life
Fists of Finance - Melissa Allen
I Love Rhonda - Tyler Schrieder
Madi - David Condotta

Audience Choice: T24 Project
Culture Shock - Jeff Moghadam, Jacob Evanoff, Holly Rowden, Janae Vandevyvere
From the Womb - Chris Laxton, Alex Kingsmill, Dan Cohen, Alexei Golob
The Flying Game - Dillon Taylor, Rebecca Whitaker, Lewis Springs, Patrick Collins