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March 31st 2016

Vancouver Web Fest 2016 Winners!

After a jam packed three days of panels, screenings, workshops, keynote speakers and (of course!) parties, here are this year's winners across 23 categories. The winners of the 3rd Annual Vancouver Web Fest are:

Best Overall at VWF2016 went to "Riftworld Chronicles" starring Erin Karpluk and Tahmoh Penikett.
Best Overall: Riftworld – Science Fiction (Toronto, CANADA)
Best Canadian: Les Berges (The Banks) – Drama (Montreal, CANADA)
Best Foreign:  PERSUASIF – Drama (Paris, FRANCE)
Dailymotion Choice: Manic Pixie Dream Wife – Comedy (Seattle, UNITED STATES)
Best Actor: Coded – Drama (Vancouver, CANADA) - Jarod Joseph
Best Actress: RAPT – Science Fiction (Dublin, IRELAND) - Sarah Jane Seymour
Best Cinematography:  Number of Silence - Mystery/Thriller (Giessen, GERMANY) - Jens Bambauer
Best Director: The Drive – Drama (Vancouver, CANADA) - Stuart Gillies
Best Original Score: Arthur – Action/Adventure (Mendrisio, SWITZERLAND) 
Best Screenplay:  Teenagers – Drama (Toronto, CANADA) - Mathew Murray & Garrett Hnatiuk
Best Sound Design: AirLock – Science Fiction (Ryde, AUSTRALIA)
Best Special/Visual Effects: Phoenix Run – Science Fiction (Seattle, UNITED STATES)
Best Action/ Adventure: Sudden Master – Action/Adventure (Toronto, CANADA)
Best Animation: Uberdude – Animation (Toronto, CANADA)
Best Comedy: Couch Surfing – Comedy (Long Beach, UNITED STATES)
Best Documentary: Stories of youth (A portrait of a generation) – Documentary (Oslo, NORWAY)
Best Drama: Les Berges (The Banks) – Drama (Montreal, CANADA)
Best Fantasy: Walking in Circles – Fantasy (Van Nuys, UNITED STATES)
Best Family: Ty the Pie Guy – Family (Pasadena, UNITED STATES)
Best Horror: Il Sonnambulo – Horror (UNITED STATES)
Best Mystery/Thriller: The Rolling Soldier – Mystery/Thriller (Valley Village, UNITED STATES)
Best Reality: Listen Up: Making it at Berklee College of Music – Reality (Miami, UNITED STATES)
Best Science Fiction: Riftworld – Science Fiction (Toronto, CANADA) 
Congratulations and Thank You!
Vancouver Web Fest would like to give a huge shout out to all of our wonderful sponsors and all those who attended our event at Performance Works this year.  Thank you to each and everyone of you for making VWF2016 happen.
The winners were provided with lovely trophies (pictured above) custom designed for the Vancouver Web Fest 2016 awards by Swarovski in Austria, sponsored by Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa Vernon BC (  They also received 3 months free of Adobe Creative Cloud to all Genre winners.  The Best Canadian winner was also provided with $5,000 in-kind from William F. White.

Mark your calendars! The 4th Annual Vancouver Web Fest will be held March 17 to 19, 2017.

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