2017

Chilliwack Independent Film Festival – Official Winners

Winners and nominations from the inaugural Chilliwack Independent Film Festival 2017.

Chilliwack Spirit Award

* Raw*

Best of Fest

* EMPTY SPACE           

* GRAFFITI  – WINNER

* LET US END WITH IT TOO

* RAW*

* THE BEAUTIFULLY DROWNED

Best Feature Film

 * EMPTY SPACE – WINNER

* RAW*

Best Short

* GRAFFITI

* LET US END WITH IT TOO – WINNER

 * SUNLIGHT OVER WATER

 * THE BEAUTIFULLY DROWNED

* THE TINWIFE

Best Documentary

* IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

* SECOND CHANCE ON THE CAPROCK

* SHINERS – WINNER

* SHISHOK

* THEMES FOR DYING EARTH

Best of BC

* BOMBING – WINNER

* IRIDESCENCE

* LET US END WITH IT TOO

* SUNLIGHT OVER WATER

* UNRAVEL

Best Director

* JAMES CHOI    (Empty Space)

* JON DEWAR    (The Beautifully Drowned)

* LlUIS QUILEZ    (Graffiti) – WINNER

* DAVID I. STRASSER    (Raw*)

* CAISHA LEA THOMPSON    (Let Us End With It Too)

Best Actor

* GURPREET BUTTAR    (Bout)

* ROBERT HAACKE    (Breeze in the Storm)

* ORIOL PLA    (Graffiti)

* JESSE PLATT    (Raw*) – WINNER

* MERRICK ROBISON    (Empty Space)

Best Actress

* PENELOPE GOOD    (Bombing)

* JESSICA JOHNSON    (Let Us End With It Too)

* ARIANA MARQUIS    (The Beautifully Drowned) – WINNER

* ANNA MAZURIK    (The Tinwife)    

* SARAH THOMPSON    (Let Us End With It Too)

Best Cinematography

* MICHAEL CHEN (Lost)

* ETHAN LAMMIE     (Sunlight Over Water)

* ROSS MACKENZIE   (Edge)

* KANG PARK    (Iridescence) – WINNER

* MATT ROGERS    (The Beautifully Drowned)

Best Score

* BLASTERCORE

* GRAFFITI

* IRIDESCENCE

* THEMES FOR DYING EARTH – WINNER

* THE TINWIFE

Best Script

* DANIEL CLEMENTS   (Edit > Undo)

* JOSH HAVELKA    (Breeze in the Storm)

* EVAN LUCHKOW (Unravel)

* TANNER SAWATZKY    (The Talk)

* DAVID I. STRASSER (Raw*) – WINNER

Chilliwack Spirit Award

* BOUT

* IRIDESCENCE

* LOST – WINNER

* THEMES FOR DYING EARTH

* VIOLET AND JUNE

Best Music Video

* HUMAN NATURE – WINNER

* SIDEWAYS