Apr 10, 2018
The 3rd annual Windy Awards were held on Saturday, April 7 at the Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque in Winnipeg’s historic Exchange District.
The Windy Awards are designed to provide special recognition to independent Manitoba cinema. Each winner received a glass statue and a cash prize, totaling $2,750 spread over 10 awards.
The event was wittily hosted by local actor Gordon Tanner and the awards were presented by a variety of sponsors and community members. See photos from the event on our Facebook page.
And the winners are…
William F. White Award for Best Cinematography ($150 Prize)
Mia – Gabriel Levesque
Buffalo Gal Pictures Award for Best Editing ($150 Prize)
Hands On – Trevor Hnatowich
Winnipeg Film Group Award for Best Production Design ($150 Prize)
Boy Toys – Desiree Deleau
Jazz Winnipeg Award For Best Score ($150 Prize)
Descrambled Eggs – Kevin MacLeod
On Screen Manitoba Award for Best Screenplay ($150 Prize)
Boy Toys – Trevor Kristjanson
Stan Mak Memorial Sound Award, sponsored by IATSE 856 ($150 Prize)
Zaasaakwe – Danny Chodirker
Tangent Animation Award for Best Short Animation / Experimental ($250 Prize) – TIE
Descrambled Eggs – Kayla Jeanson
10 Years Before Happiness – Murray Toews
DOC Winnipeg Award for Best Short Documentary ($250 Prize)
Zaasaakwe – Madison Thomas & Darcy Waite
National Screen Institute Award for Best Short Fiction ($250 Prize)
Hands On – Cleo Curtis
William F. White Award for Best Feature-Length Film ($1,000 Prize)
Mia – Jeremy Guenette
Thank you to our funders, community partners and sponsors!
The Winnipeg Film Group acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council and the Winnipeg Arts Council.
The 2018 Windy Awards would not be possible without the support of:
William F. White International, IATSE 856, DGC Manitoba, DOC Winnipeg, Buffalo Gal Pictures, the National Screen Institute (NSI), On Screen Manitoba, Tangent Animation and Jazz Winnipeg.