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Toronto Film Week proudly announces the award winners of its 2024 edition.

Toronto Film Week returned last week with a diverse lineup of indie films. Festival host and manager, Maarten Cornelis, expressed great satisfaction with the 2024 edition: "What an extraordinary array of films graced the screens during the 2024 Toronto Film Week! Our audience was captivated by the compelling narratives showcased over the course of five days. Despite facing rain, snow, and wind, our audience remained steadfast in their attendance, and for that, we are immensely grateful."

Selected from nearly 1500 entries, this year's official selection featured 36 films from around the world. Toronto Film Week is delighted to announce the jury results for the 2024 awards today:


Best Narrative Feature Film:

Atikamekw Suns (Canada) by Chloé Leriche

Best Documentary Feature Film:

The Mess We Make (Netherlands) by Allard Detiger

Best Narrative Short Film:

The Whole World Blind (or: The Ballad of The Cuck and The Eunuch) (United Kingdom) by Finbar Somers, Seán Mackey

Best Documentary Short Film:

Dear Friend, Where Have You Gone? (Canada) by Nicholas Koscik

Best Animated Film:

Nature Attack (France) by Erik Semashkin

Best Experimental Film:

A Little Longer (Canada) by Connor Kujawinski

Best Underground Film:

Arcadia (Poland) by Małgorzata Paszko

Best LGBTQ+ Film:

Fragments (United Kingdom) by Mélodie Roulaud

Best New Filmmaker:

The middle of the garage (Canada) by Lisa Bolduc


Best Super Short Film:

Karla (Canada) by Naomi Baker


Best Canadian Film:

The middle of the garage (Canada) by Lisa Bolduc


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