Entertainment is evolving. Vancouver Web Fest was proud to bring together creators from around the world for 3 days of panels, workshops, keynotes, screenings and experience-centered sharing.  Part festival, part conference and part showcase; we encourage guests to Discover, Experience and Participate in this exciting era of digital storytelling.  We can't wait until #VWF19

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as the VWF18 Event Sponsor

 
 

VWF18 Festival Winners

 
 

We were thrilled with the quality of content from all #VWF18 Nominees and would like to congratulate all of them on their hard work.
It was an extremely difficult process for our judges, however, we're excited to announce the 2018 WINNERS...

 

 
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Winner

This is Desmondo Ray! (Australia)
 

Nominees

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
Scout & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
TubeHeads (Germany)
 

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Winner

The Dangers of Online Dating (Canada)

Nominees

Dirty Cops (U.S.)
Filth City (Canada)
Girls vs. The City (Canada)
LadyTips: Trend Testers (U.S.)
Mona Lisa Cowboy (U.S.)
Mortus Corporatus (France)
My Roommate's An Escort (Canada)
Other People's Children (U.S.)
Playdates Anonymous (U.S.)
Small Cop (Canada)
Transylvania Television (U.S.)
Young & Reckless (Canada)

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Winner

KYNNSTLAH - a series of artist portraits (Germany/U.S.)

Nominees

1 Minute Meal: A Documentary Portrait of NYC (U.S.)
Art From the Hands of Ngā Tahu (New Zealand)
Body. Art. Movement. (Canada)
Ephemera (U.S.)
Fast Health (Canada)
Hermits (Argentina)
Magnify Melbourne (Australia)
Naturally Salt Spring (Canada)
Space Suite 3 (Canada)
Spectrums (Israel)
Zombies Ztories (France)

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Winner

Nasty Habits (U.S.)

Nominees

A Jamais (France)
Anachronisme (Italy)
High Life (Australia)
Jezabel (France)
Natural Selection (Colombia)
Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard (Australia)
Spiral (Canada)
Teenagers (Canada)
The Drive (Canada)
Thesha (South Africa)
Trouble Creek (U.S.)
Woke (France)

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Winner

Adulthood (Canada)

Nominees

BRUCE (Australia)
Claire et Michel (Canada)
Easy V (Canada)
Inconceivable (Canada)
Mom & Me (Canada)
Other People's Problems (Australia)
Pot Luck (New Zealand)
Reckless Juliets (U.S.)
Save Me (Canada)
Stage Fright (Germany)
The Feels (U.S.)
Twentyfiveish (U.S.)
We All Wanted to Kill the President (Spain)
Welcome to Surrey (Canada)

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Winner

Scout & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)

Nominees

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
Fluffy Marky (Canada)
Free Advice with Adam Chernick (U.S.)
The Spell Tutor (Canada)

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Winner

The Dreamcatcher (France)

Nominees

DonJon Legacy (France)
Jade of Death (Australia)
JourneyQuest (U.S.)
Kanaga (Turkey)
Root For The Villain (U.S.)

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Winner

Burkland (Belgium)

Nominees

20 Seconds to Live (U.S.)
Or So the Story Goes (U.S.)
Strange Happenings (U.S.)
Terreur 404 (Canada)

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Winner

House Call with Dr. Yvette Lu (Canada)

Nominees

Eating with Soula (Australia)
Growing Up Guide Pup (U.S.)
Stupid Man Smart Phone (India)
The Scoop (U.S.)

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Winner

Restoration (Australia)

Nominees

DUAM (France)
Galactic Galaxy (U.S.)
Personal (Ireland)
Personal Space (U.S.)

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Winner

The Last 7 (Malaysia)

Nominees

Albtrauf (The Hum) (Germany)
Brewstars (Canada)
Li'l Peanut (Canada)
Naturally Ours: Rediscovering Canada's Parks (Canada)
Pair of Normals: What's your damage? (U.S.)
Perverts Anonymous (Canada)
Spessart Tales (Germany)
The Pepper Project Pilot (U.S.)

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Winner

The Gamers: The Shadow Menace (U.S.)

Nominees

Diwal'oween (U.S.)
Strowlers (U.S.)
Trouble Creek (U.S.)
Undergrads (U.S.)

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Winner

The Great (Mexico)

Nominees

Reading Room (U.S.)
Sanity (Canada)

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Winner

Jason Gedrick, Trouble Creek (U.S.)

Nominees

Günter Schaupp, Albtrauf (The Hum) (Germany)
Michael Marc Friedman, Dirty Cops (U.S.)
Pat Thornton, Filth City (Canada)
Bruce Novakowski, Inconceivable (Canada)
Fred Saurel, Mortus Corporatus (France)
Marty Adams, Perverts Anonymous (Canada)
Dave Collette, Small Cop (Canada)
Nils Hohenhövel, Stage Fright (Germany)
Byron Noble, The Dangers of Online Dating (Canada)

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Winner

Odessa Young, High Life (Australia)

Nominees

Brianna Wiens, Girls vs. The City (Canada)
Jordan Cowan, Jade of Death (Australia)
Hélène Khun, Jezabel (France)
Rachel Cairns, Mom & Me(Canada)
Zoe Kanters, Nasty Habits (U.S.)
Atra Asdou, Other People's Children (U.S.)
Alexandra Beaton, Spiral (Canada)
Chloe Rose, Teenagers (Canada)
Tara Clancy, The Feels (U.S.)

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Winner

Filth City (Canada)

Nominees

Hermits (Argentina)
High Life (Australia)
Naturally Ours: Rediscovering Canada's Parks (Canada)
Scout & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
Spiral (Canada)
Strowlers (U.S.)
Terreur 404 (Canada)
The Last 7 (Malaysia)
We All Wanted to Kill the President (Spain)

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Winner

Stacey K. Black & Shea E. Butler, Trouble Creek (U.S.)

Nominees

Bernd Faass, Albtrauf (The Hum) (Germany)
Bren MacDonald, Body. Art. Movement. (Canada)
Jon Flahr, Girls vs. The City (Canada)
Luke Eve, High Life (Australia)
Joel Ashton McCarthy, Inconceivable (Canada)
Fabien Camaly, Mortus Corporatus (France)
Jason Hood, Pair of Normals: What's Your Damage? (U.S.)
David Milchard, Small Cop (Canada)
Ben Dobyns & L. Gabriel Gonda, Strowlers (U.S.)

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Winner

Spiral (Canada)

Nominees

Filth City (Canada)
Inconceivable (Canada)
Jade of Death (Australia)
Mortus Corporatus (France)
Scout & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard (Australia)
This is Desmondo Ray! (Australia)
Young & Reckless (Canada)
Zombies Ztories (France)

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Winner

Fluffy Marky (Canada)

Nominees

Daisy & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
High Life (Australia)
Nasty Habits (U.S.)
Scout & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard (Australia)
Strowlers (U.S.)
Teenagers (Canada)
Zombies Ztories (France)

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Winner

The Drive (Canada)

Nominees

Albtrauf (The Hum) (Germany)
Burkland (Belgium)
Fluffy Marky (Canada)
Mortus Corporatus (France)
Scout & The Gumboot Kids (Canada)
Stage Fright (Germany)
This is Desmondo Ray! (Australia)
Transylvania Television (U.S.)
Zombies Ztories (France)

 

 
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Winner

The Last 7 (Malaysia)

Nominees

Burkland (Belgium)
DUAM (France)
JourneyQuest (U.S.)
Kanaga (Turkey)
Restoration (Australia)
Spessart Shorts (Germany)
Strowlers (U.S.)
Terreur 404 (Canada)
Transylvania Television (U.S.)

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Winner

Strowlers (U.S.)

Nominees

Burkland (Belgium)
DUAM (France)
Ephemera (U.S.)
Galactic Galaxy (U.S.)
JourneyQuest (U.S.)
Kanaga (Turkey)
Spessart Tales (Germany)
The Last 7 (Malaysia)
Transylvania Television (U.S.)

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Winner

Girls vs. The City

Nominees

Body. Art. Movement.
Daisy & The Gumboot Kids
Fast Health
House Call with Dr. Yvette Lu
Inconceivable
Naturally Salt Spring
Scout & The Gumboot Kids
Small Cop
Spiral
Young & Reckless

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Winner

Thesha (South Africa)

Nominees

All non-Canadian Official Selections are considered nominees for this category.

 

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Winner

Teenagers (Canada)

Nominees

All Canadian Official Selections are considered nominees in this category.

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Winner

Inconceivable (Canada)

Nominees

All Official Selections are considered nominees in this category.

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