R2R Film Festival | April 8-15, 2016

The 18th edition of the festival has wrapped.
Congratulations to all of our participating filmmakers, and a big thank you to our fantastic sponsors, partners, volunteers, guests and enthusiastic audience members for making the 2016 Festival such a success! Click here to view the 2016 program.

Save the date: the next R2R will be March 31-April 7, 2017
For all those who took part in R2R’s animation workshops, here is Weekend Animation by You.

2016 Awards announced

Youth Jury Awards

Best Picture (ages 9+): How to Steal a Dog
Best Picture (ages 13+): Hördur – Between Worlds

Most Innovative Short Film
(ages 9+): Lila
Most Innovative Short Film
(ages 13+): Opossum

Most Inspirational Short Film
(ages 9+): I’ve Just Had a Dream
Most Inspirational Short Film
(ages 13+): Kuma Hina: A Place in the Middle

Honorable Mentions:
Most Innovative Short Film
(all ages):
Junk
Most Innovative Short Film
(ages 9+):
Mr. Violet
Most Inspirational Short Film
(ages 9+): Dreaming of Peggy Lee

National Film Board of Canada Award for Best Animated Short:
The Story of Percival Pilts

Adult Jury Awards

Best Picture: Phantom Boy
Edith Lando Peace Prize 
for the film that best utilizes the power of cinema to further the goal of social justice and peace: Hördur – Between Worlds

 

Youth Filmmakers Showcase Awards

Music and/or Sound Award: SNOWFLAKES
Editing Award: IN TIME
Acting Award: CARCINOS
Screenwriting Award: aPENCIL,
 PIRATES and THE SENTINEL
Directing Award:NIRVANA
Visual FX Award: MULTIPLE PERSONALITY (FOUR TOO MANY)
Animation Award: MANGO
Documentary Award: THE ELLINGSEN BROTHERS
Camera and/or Lighting Award: EIDOLON 
Best Picture Award: LOSING LINKS
Audience Award: aPENCIL
Runner Up: PROUD DAUGHTER and DUCT TAPE

View details here