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Every year VIFF juries and audiences award a number of outstanding films and filmmakers. Please find below a list of our 2011 award-winners. Check back for a list of 2012 awards categories later this summer.

Juried Awards 2011

Shaw Media Award  for Best Canadian Feature Film ($20,000 prize) -  Nuit #1, directed byAnne Émond (Canada/Québec)

Honourable Mention for Canadian Feature Film - Wetlands, directed by Guy Édoin (Canada/Québec)

Planning a trip to Vancouver?

As one of the world's most beautiful cities, Vancouver has a lot to offer. Between screenings you'll want to check out the great restaurants and attractions. We'll understand if you choose to take a few hours away from the cinema to experience some of the city's stunning beaches and parks.

The 35th annual Vancouver International Film Festival - September 29th to October 14, 2016.

Vancouver International Film Festival is just about to enter its 35th year of bringing quality, exciting, inspiring cinema to the world’s attention. We celebrate the best in contemporary Canadian and International Cinema, representing the work of over 70 countries across 585 screenings at 7 venues during last year’s festival alone.