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TIFF 16 Awards | by Anne Brodie

Ten days of screenings, special public events, master classes, question and answer sessions, meet-and-greets, red carpets, parties, press conferences, junkets, the almighty barbeque and people watching have come to a close. One thing remains for #TIFF16 – the presentation of the awards! TIFF’s Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey announced the best of the best today at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto.

Dropbox Discovery Programme Filmmakers Award – Jeffrey  Claudia Sainte-Luce 


Short Cuts Award – Best Canadian Short Film – Mutants – Alexandre Dostie 


Short Cuts Best Film – Imago – Raymund Ribay Gutierrez 


Toronto Award for Best Canadian First Feature Film – Old Stone – Johnny Ma   


Canada Goose Award for Best Canadian Feature Film – 30k Those Who Make Revolution Only Halfway Dig Their Own GravesMathieu Denis and Simon Lavoie 

FIPRESCI Award –Discovery Programme – Kati Kati – Mbithi Masya

FIPRESCI Special Presentations Programme – I’m Not Madame Bovary – Feng Xiaogang


Netpac Asian Pacific World or International Asian Pacific Film Première – In Between Mayaloun Hamoud 


Toronto Platform Prize – Jackie – Pablo Larrain 

The Grolsch People’s Choice Awards as selected by audiences:

People’s Choice Midnight Madness Runners-up – Raw, The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Winner Midnight Madness –Free Fire Ben Wheatley  


People’s Choice Documentary – 2nd Before the Flood, 1st Abacus

Winner – I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck 


People’s Choice – Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe, 1st Lion Garth Davis

Winner – La La Land – Damien Chazelle 


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