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FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from this region and around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax into an international mecca for the arts, abuzz with film lovers and filmmakers alike.

After a highly successful 38th year, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces its award winners for the event, September 13–20, 2018 in Halifax, NS.  Award winners include: 

The Gordon Parsons Award for Best Atlantic Feature:
Presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
Winner: An Audience of Chairs
Directed by Deanne Foley
Produced by Jill Knox-Gosse, Eric Jordan, Paul Stephens, and Lynne Wilson
 
Best Atlantic Short:
Sponsored by 902 Post
Winner: Duck Duck Goose
Directed by Shelley Thompson
Produced by Sylvia Bell
 
Best Atlantic Documentary:
Sponsored by DOC Atlantic
Winner: Nos Hommes Dans L'Ouest (Shadow Men)
Directed by Renée Blanchar
Produced by Maryse Chapdelaine 
 
Best Atlantic Short Documentary:
Presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
Winner: The Song and the Sorrow
Directed by Millefiore Clarkes
Produced by Rohan Fernando and Paul McNeill
 
Best Atlantic Animation
Presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
Winner: Billy’s Behemoth Blast
Directed by Josh Owen 
 
Best Atlantic Director:
Sponsored by William F. White International
Winner: Deanne Foley
An Audience of Chairs
 
The Michael Weir Award for Best Atlantic Screenwriting:
Presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
Winner: Rosemary House
An Audience of Chairs
 
Best Atlantic Cinematographer:
Presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
Winner: Philippe Lavalette CSC
Nos Hommes Dans L'Ouest (Shadow Men)

Best Atlantic Editor:
Presented by Canadian Cinema Editors
Winner: Peter Giffen, Marie Wright, and Meaghan Wright
The Social Shift

Best Atlantic Original Score or Song:
Presented by FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
Winner: Duane Andrews
An Audience of Chairs

Joan Orenstein Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress:
Sponsored by Sky Talent Group
Winner: Shelley Thompson
Splinters

David Renton Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor:
Sponsored by Sky Talent Group
Winner: Taylor Olson
Hopeless Romantic

Telefilm Canada Script Pitch:
Sponsored by The Harold Greenberg Fund and Telefilm Canada
Winner: John Davie
The Lady Made of Light

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