imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Announces 2021 Festival Award Winners

Festival Announces 2021 Festival Award Winners
Presenting Partner: Canada media fund

We are happy to announce our 2021 Award Winners!

Innovation in Storytelling Award – Kent Monkman + Sobeys: 

Pilutaq Lundblad, Puisi

New Voice in Storytelling Award – CJ Foundation + Humber College:

Lorna Brown, Adaawk

Emerging Digital + Interactive Award

Raven Two Feathers, A Drive to Surgery

Mid-Career Digital + Interactive Award

Wendi Sierra, A Strong Fire

Indigenous Language Production Award – Indigenous Media Initiatives:

Rafael Roberto Mojica Gil, Matuna: The Shadow of the Warrior

Experimental Audio Award

Janet Marie Rogers, The Battle Within

Narrative Audio Award

Pamela Palmater, Warrior Kids Podcast: The Boy and the Whale

Live Action Short Award – Jason Ryle + Vtape

Aina Paikai, Hawaiian Soul

Live Action Short Award (Animation) – Jason Ryle + Vtape

Zacharius Kunuk, Angakusajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice

Documentary Short Award – TVO

Courtney Montour, Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again

The Sun Jury Award – DGC (Directors Guild of Canada)

Matasila Freshwater, Hiama

The Moon Jury Award – DGC (Directors Guild of Canada)

Zoe Hopkins, Run Woman Run

Documentary Feature Award – CBC

Landon Dyksterhouse, Warrior Spirit

Dramatic Feature Award

Caroline Monnet, Bootlegger

The August Schellenberg Award of Excellence – Joan Karasevich Schellenberg + ACT

Dr. Shirley Cheechoo

Harmonize Mentorship – Slaight

Andrew Joseph Stevens

APTN/imagineNATIVE Web Series Pitch Prize – APTN + Bell Fund

Shawn Cuthand and Daniel Knight, The Feather News

* awards partially or fully supported by imagineNATIVE

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