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Toronto’s Reel Asian Intl Fest Announces Award Winners

Toronto's Reel Asian Intl Fest Announces Award Winners

The Thirteenth Annual Reel Asian International Film Festival has announced the winners of its awards. The winner of hte NOW Audience Award is Yoshihiro Nakamura’s “Fish Story.” The NFB award for Best Canadian Film or Video Award goes to “Rex vs. Singh” by Richard Fung, John Greyson, and Ali Kazimi. Uruphong Raksasad’s “Agrarian Utopia” has won the Kim Orr Barristers P.C. Best Narrative Feature film or Video Award. “Fish Story” received an honorable mention in the category. The Animasian animation award goes to Lesley Loksi Chan and Serena Lee’s “Live Long and Prosper.” The winner of the Centennial College @ Wallace Studios Most Innovative Film Production Award goes to “Fish in Barrel” by Randall Lloyd Okita. The winner of the Lift and Fuji Best Film Award goes to “Unlocked” by Mio Adilman. Parimita Nath’s “Found” won the Trinity Square Video Visionary Video Award. In special categories based on 7 team pitches at the festival, Jonathan Ng’s “Requiem for Romance” received the Professional Artist Award and “A Dragged Out Affair” by Sonia Hong, Claire Lowery, and Olga Barsky won the Emerging Artist Award. [Bryce J Renninger]

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