Fantasia announce its Audience Awards!

The Fantasia International Film Festival wrapped its 24th edition this week on Wednesday, September 2, presented as a cutting-edge virtual event that showcased 104 features – including 25 World Premieres – and over 200 shorts.

Following the juried winners that were announced on the festival’s closing night, Fantasia can now reveal the results its audience awards polling.

And the winners are:

BEST ASIAN FEATURE

Gold – SPECIAL ACTORS (Japan, Dir: Shinichiro Ueda)

Silver – I WEIRDO (Taiwan, Dir: Liao Ming-Yi)

Bronze – BRING ME HOME (South Korea, Dir: Kim Seung-woo)

BEST EUROPEAN / NORTH-SOUTH AMERICAN FEATURE

Gold – THE MORTUARY COLLECTION (USA, Dir: Ryan Spindell)

Silver – THE COLUMNIST (Netherlands, Dir: Ivo Van Aart)

Bronze – THE DARK AND THE WICKED (USA, Dir: Bryan Bertino)

BEST CANADIAN FEATURE

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Gold – Tie – THE OAK ROOM (Dir: Cody Calahan) & SLAXX (Dir: Elza Kephart)

Silver – COME TRUE (Dir: Anthony Scott Burns)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Gold – FEELS GOOD MAN (USA, Dir: Arthur Jones)

Silver – CLASS ACTION PARK (USA, Dirs: Seth Porges, Chris Charles Scott)

Bronze – HAIL TO THE DEADITES (Canada, Dir: Steve Villeneuve)

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Gold – HOMO ERECTATTOOS (South Korea, Dir: Kim Tae-woo)

Silver – THE OLD MAN MOVIE (Estonia, Dirs: Oskar Lehemaa, Mikk Mägi)

Bronze – GON, THE LITTLE FOX (Japan, Dir: Takeshi Yashiro)

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT

Gold – DEAD BIRDS (UK, Dir: Johnny Kenton)

Silver – DOWNS OF THE DEAD (Norway, Dir: Even Husby Grødahl)

Bronze – ABRACITOS (Spain, Dir: Tony Morales)

BEST CANADIAN SHORT

Gold – DON’T TEXT BACK (Dirs: Kaye Adelaide, Mariel Sharp)

Silver – NIGHT SHIFTS (Dir: Finn Wolfhard)

Bronze – REGRET (Dir: Santiago Menghini)

MOST GROUNDBREAKING FILM OF THE FESTIVAL

COME TRUE (Canada, Dir: Anthony Scott Burns)

Fantasia will be celebrating its 25th edition next summer, in Montreal, Quebec. 

For more information, visit them on the web at www.fantasiafestival.com

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