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VISFF 2022 Goldie Award Winners Announced
NEWS   |   April 10, 2022

The 17th annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival concluded with an Awards Ceremony honoring the best films in six categories. The Goldie Awards were designed by multimedia artist Brendan Tang and named in honour of Shirley Goldberg, a respected Nanaimo film enthusiast, teacher, journalist and arts promoter. Five of the awards were selected by the Judging Committee and the People’s Choice Award was decided by the audience based on the results of an online poll. Congratulations to the following nominees and winners!

Best Screenplay – Sponsored by Nanaimo News Bulletin

Dream Book

Mani Pedi 

Winner: Break Any Spell


Best Cinematography – Sponsored by Coastal Community Credit Union 

MeTube: August sings ‘Una furtiva lagrima’


Winner: To Life 


Best Performance – Sponsored by Country Grocer

The Daughter in Shadow of the Fox

Matt Hamilton in Dream Book

Winner: Rachel Boyd in Break Any Spell


Best Music – Sponsored by Johnston Franklin Bishop

Hail Marie 

Are You My Mommy

Winner: To Life


Best Film – Sponsored by The City of Nanaimo


Winners (Tie): Break Any Spell & To Life


People’s Choice Award – Sponsored by Nanaimo Hospitality Association 

Winner: Are You My Mommy