Award Winners: 2010 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

Last night’s awards ceremony for the 2010 imagineNATIVE festival honoured the best in a competitive field. Below you will find the list of all 15 winners. For more on the actual event proceedings, check out Samantha Anderson’s article at, and keep checking back for interviews MEDIA INDIGENA conducted with a number of the winners moments after they’d won.

Ervin Chartrand
Winner, Canwest
Mentorship Program:
Ervin Chartrand

Candace Maracle
Winner, Documentary
Pitch Prize:
Candace Maracle,
“The Creator’s Game”
Winner, Drama Pitch Prize:
Marcel Balfour & Darryl Nepinak,
“The Band Office”
Winner, The Ellen Monague
Award for Best Youth Work:

Kurt Filiga,”Kurt-E In My Blood”

Katie Wolfe
Winner, The Cynthia Lickers-Sage
Award for
Emerging Talent:
Katie Wolfe, “Redemption”
Winner, Best Indigenous
Language Production:

Jeff Barnaby, “File Under Miscellaneous”

A. Valbuena
Winner, Best Experimental:
Alejandro Valbuena, “BURNT”
Winner, Best New Media,
Aboriginal Territories
in Cyberspace (AbTeC),
Otsì:! Rise of the Kanien’kehá:ka Legends”

Kim Ziervogel
Winner, Best Radio:
“ReVision Quest: What’s so
funny about being native
producer Kim Ziervogel

Shane Ghostkeeper
Winner, Best Music Video:
Shane Ghostkeeper,

Winner, Best Short Documentary:
Jani Bellefleur-Kaltush,
“Ne le Dis Pas (Do Not Tell)”
Winner, Alanis Obomsawin
Best Documentary Award:

Carlos Perez Rojas,
“y el rio sigue corriendo
(And the River Flows On)”

Katie Wolfe
Winner, Best Short Drama:
Katie Wolfe, “Redemption”

Winner, Best Canadian
Short Drama:

Alethea Arnaquq-Baril,

Taika Waititi
Winner, Best Dramatic
Taika Waititi,

[ Images via NanaMesnak (Bellefleur-Kaltush), (Ghostkeeper), (Arnaquq-Baril), (Waititi),  Inside Out Galleries (Valbuena) ]

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