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2016 Selected Films, Awards & Judges

In 2016, the Edmonton Short Film Festival has new prizes for both filmmakers and film lovers.

In 2016, the Edmonton Short Film Festival has new prizes for both filmmakers and film lovers.

2016 Edmonton Short Film Festival Films and Judges


The following films have been selected for the Red Carpet Gala on Oct.1st:

Jesse Foster's Anxiety #5 was voted People's Choice Award at the Red Carpet Gala on October 1st.

Jesse Foster’s “Anxiety #5” was voted People’s Choice Award at the 2016 Edmonton Short Film Festival.

Hernan Moreno, ADIOS
Jesse Foster, Anxiety #5 Best Horror
Ben Babchishin, Breakout of the Masala Kid
Cody Southgate, Brewer’s Yeast
Doug Cook, Burning All The Past Away– Best Animation/Experimental 
Jamie McRae, Extra High Grade
John Osborne, Genesis
Chris Friesen, Hungry Hungry Hippos Trailer- Best Trailer
Adam Scorgie, Ice Guardians
Adriel Rosenfeldt, Microcosm
Tito Guillen, Nerdvana
Justin Brunelle, “One, One Thousand”
Aaron Talbot, PLIGHT: A Comic Book Rock Opera– Best Web Episode
Daniel Foreman, Raven Steals the Light
Brother Octopus, Rebels (Feat. A Gentleman’s Pact)
Kristen Anderson-Sauve, Remote Viewing
Sean McLennan, Rig Pigs
Jerry Tseng, SUMMER SKI JUMPINGBest Documentary
Michael Saby, Tegan and Fred
Vadim Bulitko, The Timelapse Etudes
Geraldine Carr, Voila! Best Drama
Brandon Alexis, Cuz In the CityBest 48 Hour Mobile Device Challenge Film


The following films have been selected for the FAMILY FUN FILM FEST on Oct.2nd:

Tom Robinson, Change
Grace Chapman, Charge!
Todd Kipp, Consolation Prize
Miriam Anderson, Did You Know
John Osborne, Line Dance
Peter Kominek, Lone Wolf
Adriel Rosenfeldt, Microcosm
Keena Herman,Noonright
Rebecca Campbell, Squeaks & Cheeks
Darren Barnett, Super Galactic Victory Force: The Revenge of Ludwig Van
Desiree Bilon, Surf Anywhere
Rueben Tschetter, The Gopher Hole Museum
Justin Kueber, The Lobster Ep 103 – Bargaining
Morgan Ermter, The Society of Birdwatchers
Nolan Briggs, The Tea Party
Scott Lepp, This is what it sounds like falling out of love with you
Justin Brunelle, You Didn’t Make Me

The fourth year of the Festival brings exciting new prizes, new movies and new judges. As we grow into a multi-day festival, the prizes will include cash awards, event passes, electronics and more. The mix of movies is very diverse with films from all genres being screened at the Red Carpet Gala on October 1 and a special Family Fun Film Festival on October 2 with General Audience movies being selected. The 2016 team of adjudicators welcomes back Gilbert Allan and Zac Hogle from last year’s panel and introduces Brett LeMay and Justin Kueber.