2017 Dawson City Film Festival Film Fest program - Page 38

SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 9 PM AWARDS THE MADE IN THE YUKON (MITY) award is designed to honour and enable Yukon artists. It provides tangible benefits to Yukon filmmakers, allowing them to further their craft. The awards themselves are constructed from items essential to survival in the Yukon: Birch, Steel, Copper wire and Duct tape. Sculpted by Dawson City artist Veronica Verkley. MITY PROFESSIONAL AWARD • $1000 cash (sponsored by GOLD RUSH) • $1000 grip rental package (SPYA) • Screening o=at the 2017 Tromsø International Film Festival MITY EMERGING ARTIST AWARD The MITY Emerging Artist Award is open to filmmakers who have made 3 films or less. • $300 cash (sponsored by Hootalinqua Productions Ltd.) • $500 Equipment Rental (KIAC) MITY YOUTH AWARD • $100 cash (sponsored by Red Snapper Films) THE LODESTAR AWARD (BEST FILM) The Lodestar Award is given to the best Canadian or International film which exemplifies the guiding principles of the art of independent short film/video making — freedom of expression, authenticity, exemplary artistry despite limitations, and clarity of vision. YUKON BREWING AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD (Chosen by audience ballot; all films eligible) • $250 cash (sponsored by Yukon Brewing) DCISFF TRAILER CONTEST • $150 cash/Festival pass (sponsored by Lodestar productions) AWARD SPONSORS LODESTAR PRODUCTIONS 38