Sunday, November 09, 2008

NFB BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM AWARD

The winner of this year’s National Film Board Best Canadian Short Film Award at VAFF was announced at the VAFF Industry Luncheon that took place at the beautiful Dr. Sun Yat Sen Gardens in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown on Sunday morning.

Mr. Selwyn Jacob (NFB) presented this year’s award to filmmaker Julia Kwan for her short film “SMILE”. Randall Okita’s “MACHINE WITH WISHBONE” placed 2nd, and Jason Karman’s “THE STATE OF YO” placed 3rd.

The filmmakers received personal congratulations from special guest Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, and VAFF Executive Director Don Montgomery.

Congratulations to the three filmmakers for their success!

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