The 2016 Award Winners
Jasmine Wang | Apr 25 2016

Marv Newland recieving his Taffy, April 24, 2016 at TAAFI 206. (Photo Credit: Darcy MacQuarrie)

 

 

Congratulations to the 2016 Award Winners! Many thanks go out to our 2016 award jury: Kelly Neall, Eli Glasner, Ajay Fry and Pascal Blais. It was an honour to work with all of you.

 

 

Most Animated Person of the Year - Marv Newland

Marv Newland was an honoured guest at TAAFI 2016 with his work being screened in a special Retrospective and Q&A. Thank you for your wondeful work and for visiting us in Toronto, Mr. Newland!


 

 

Best Student Short

The Casebook of Nips & Porkington - dir. Melody Wang

(Screened in: Student Shorts. chosen by InnerSpace host, Ajay Fry)

 

Runner Up

  • Fulfilament - dir. Rhiannon Evans

Special Mentions

  • Shudo dir. To-Anh Bach, Charles Badiller & Hugo Weiss
  • After The End dir. Sam Southward

 

 

Best Canadian Short

The Casebook of Nips & Porkington - dir. Melody Wang

(Screened in: Student ShortsChosen by Managing Director - Ottawa International Animation Festival, Kelly Neall)

This is the 2nd Taffy for Melody Wang at this year's Fest!
 

Runner Up

  • Super Science Friends - Episode 1 "The Phantom Premise"- dir. Brett Jubinville

 

 

Best International Short

The Orchestra - dir. Mikey Hill

(Chosen by CBC Arts Reporter, Eli Glasner. Screened in Shorts 2: The Reflecting Pool)

 

Runner Up

  • We Can't Live Without Cosmos - dir. Konstantin Bronzit

 

 

Grand Prix

Cuerdas - dir. Pedro Solís García

(Screened in Shorts 2: The Reflecting Pool. Chosen by President/Creative Director, Pascal Blais)

 

Runner Up

  • We Can't Live Without Cosmos - dir. Konstantin Bronzit

Special Mentions:

  • MOOM - dir. Robert Kondo & Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi
  • The Legend of the Crabe-Phare - dir. Alexandre Veaux
  • Tako Faito! - dir. Giant Ant
  • The Casebook of Nips & Porkington - dir. Melody Wang

 

 

Audience Choice | Presented by Toon Boom Animation

 

Super Science Friends - Episode 1 "The Phantom Premise - dir. Brett Jubinville

(Screened in Shorts 1: Straight up Toons chosen by ballot)

Runner Up

  • Scent of Geranium - dir. Naghmeh Farzaneh
  • We Can't Live Without Cosmos - dir. Konstantin Bronzit

 


Congratulations to 2016 award winners! Thank you to all of the filmmakers that participated in TAAFI 2016. You made this year's event the winner! ♦

 

 


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