2014 FILM AWARDS ANNOUNCED! WHEN I WALK wins big!

Global Visions is pleased to announce its 2014 Film Awards,

featuring 6 Juried Awards and the 2014 City Television Audience Award.

 

–       The BEST NORTH AMERICAN DOC Award was handed out to John Fiege’s poetic look at a group of Texas landowners and their fight to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline from coming through their land, in Global Visions 2014 Opening Night film, ABOVE ALL ELSE ;

Above All Else

 

–       From the UK comes the story of one redhead’s attempt to regain his self-confidence, as Scott P. Harris’s charming and poignant film, BEING GINGER, was named 2014 BEST INTERNATIONAL DOC;

Being Ginger

 

–       The Enterprise Edmonton Film Commission presented cash prizes in 2 categories: Jeff Allen’s CONSERVATION CARAVAN took the prize for BEST ALBERTA DOC Under 20 minutes.

 

BEST ALBERTA DOC Over 20 Minutes went to the story of an ex-con trying to stay on the right path, in Edmonton-based filmmaker Rosie Dransfeld’s latest feature, ANTI-SOCIAL LIMITED.

Anti-Social Limited

 

–      From Egypt, the 2014 BEST SHORT DOC Jury Award was awarded to Ahmed Abdelmaser’s film about the children in Syrian displacement camps, I EXIST;

 

–      And finally, proving that this year’s audiences and jurors were in sync, Jason DaSilva’s emotionally riveting portrait of his personal battle with MS, WHEN I WALK, took the Jury Award for BEST CANADIAN DOC, as well as the City Television AUDIENCE AWARD for BEST DOC (from over 2000 ballots cast);

When I Walk

 

The TOP TEN Films in Audience voting were:

 

  1. WHEN I WALK
  2. ABOVE ALL ELSE
  3. ALBERT KARVONEN: Philosophies on Life, Nature, & Wildlife Filmmaking
  4. I STAND CORRECTED
  5. THE CASE AGAINST 8
  6. ANTI-SOCIAL LIMITED
  7. JODOROWSKY’S DUNE
  8. FIRE IN THE BLOOD
  9. CYBER-SENIORS
  10. DANGEROUS ACTS STARRING THE UNSTABLE ELEMENTS OF BELARUS