The inaugural Chilliwack Independent Film Festival (CIFF) wrapped up on Sunday with an awards ceremony after a second day of screenings and Q&A sessions at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas.
Categories included features, shorts, documentaries and music videos and entries ranged from student work to established professional film makers—from B.C. and around the world.
Best of Fest – Graffiti
Best Feature Film – Empty Space
Best Short Film – Let Us End With It Too
Best of BC – Bombing
Best Documentary – Shiners
Best Director – Llluis Quilez (Graffiti)
Best Actor – Jesse Platt (Raw*)
Best Actress – Ariana Marquis (The Beautifully Drowned)
Best Script – David I. Strasser (Raw*)
Best Cinematography – Kang Park (Iridescence)
Best Score – Themes For Dying Earth
Best Music Video – Human Nature
Chilliwack Spirit Award – Raw*
Chilliwack Spirit Award – Michael Chen (Lost)