YUKON48 Overflows with Films!!
With 28 films completed in 1 weekend, the 2020 YUKON48 Video Challenge was one of the most successful on record. Congratulations to all the filmmakers who gave up their weekend and treated audiences to a diverse and enjoyable evening of Yukon made cinema.
2 live screenings (and a facebook stream) were each held in Whitehorse (YFS) and Dawson City (KIAC) over this past weekend and these are the results!
We would like to thank all the volunteers who helped put on the screenings and to the judges who deliberated over a crop of really good entries. The jury members were Angela Code, Bill Kendrick, Katie Newman and Bobby Ronka.
First Prize (Tie)
Smash by Douglas Joe, Dustin Titus and Annie Johnsgaard
Off the Record by Yasmine Reanaud, Cud Eastbound, Justine Hobbs and Jess VanDen Broek
Each Film will receive:
1 ALFF 2020 Online subscription ($75 value) for Available Light Film Festival 2021 (or equivalent equipment rental credit) and a Screening at Dawson City International Short Film Festival, which comes with 2-2021 DCISFF Passes + 2 ALFF 2020 T-Shirts + one Sovereign Soil DVD
Best Use of Prop – (Moose)
Grocery Daze by Chelsea Jeffery, Rebecca Manias, Lis McCarville
$60 YFS equipment rental credit + one ALFF 2020 T-Shirt + one DCISFF T-shirt
2 Audience Choice Awards
Whitehorse Audience Choice – Max Faff by Karen McColl
Dawson City Audience Choice – Chordata by Death Shepherd
Each Film wins a $60 YFS equipment rental credit + one 2020 T-Shirt and a swag pack from DCISFF (2020 DCISFF Hoodie, Baseball Hat & Camping Mug)
Here’s a list of the films that participated this year. Thank you all!
1. Foxee Con and the Yukon Gang. By Syrena Oswald, Frank Sydney.
2.The Lost Sock by Shai Wykes
3.Game of Bones by Paul Robtaille, Erin Pasloski and Rosalie Robitaille
4. Yukon Beach Volleyball by Jesse Amos
5. Max Faff By Karen McColl
6. Sweep Revenge By Lily Gontard and K.G. Green
7. Lily’s First Film by Heather Menzies
8. The Snow Shuffle By Stephanie Tsigoulis and Sarah Preiksaitis
9. Marsh Lake A Daily Walk By Nicole Schafenacker
10. Box Man by Charles Atlas Sheppard
11. Blue Barrel Bash By Jay Cherian, Helen O’Connor, Lee Carruthers
12. Snow Covers by Page Cowell.
13. Be Kind by Chris Clarke and Natasha Ayoub.
14. Sudden Light by Meg Walker
15. The Journey By Harjot Singh
16. Candy By Calla Paleczny
17. Resuscitate by Juliet DeCarlo
18. Fur Baby By Amy McAllister and Wade Galbraith
19. Not Slow by Tanya Cerovic
20. Sock Gremlin By Jon Gelinas and Sam Skinner
21. Rear View by Lulu Keating.
22. Börd by David Curtis and Miriam Havemann
23. Screens By Marie Hammje
24. Milk and Pickle by Bennie Alain, Jared Klok, Johnny Klynkramer.
25. Grocery Daze By Chelsea Jeffery, Rebecca Manias, Liz McCarville
26. CHORDATA. By Death Sheppard
27. Smash By Douglas Joe, Dustin Titus and Annie Johnsgaard
28. Off The Record by Yasmine Renaud, Cud Eastbound, Justine Hobbs, Jess Van Den Broek