Awards

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1st PLACE

2017

Jury Selection
$1000 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Alberta Film

2nd PLACE

2017

Jury Selection
$500 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Alberta Media Arts Alliance

3rd PLACE

2017

Jury Selection
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Calgary Film Centre

Best Animated Short Award

2017

Jury Selection
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Edmonton Digital Arts College

Best Documentary Short Award

2017

Jury Selection
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Alberta Film

Best Short for Young Audiences

2017

EPL Panel
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
AMPIA

Best Short by a Local Youth

2017

Jury Selection
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
GMFF

Spirit of Edmonton Award

2017

Community Guest Judge
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Edmonton Digital Arts College

Audience Choice Award

2017

Online Community Selection
$250 + Prizes
Sponsored by
Alberta Film

 


Jury Awards
A “blind” jury of Media Arts Experts selected the GMFF 2016 Program of 36 Shorts; the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Awards; and the Best Animated Short Award and Best Documentary Award.
 
Program for Young Audiences & Award
The GOTTA MINUTE Children’s Show Reel of 10 one-minute shorts was selected from the main program of 36 Shorts by a panel of Librarians at the EPL Milner Library.

 
Community Awards
Our Community Guest Judge, Mark Connolly, who embodies the “Spirit of Edmonton”, selected our two local awards: the Spirit of Edmonton Award and the Best Local Youth Short Award.

  • The community awards are open to filmmakers based in Edmonton and area.
 
Online Community Award
Online Votes will determine the Audience Choice Award, which will be announced at the Gotta Minute Awards Celebration September 20th and online after the Festival end date.

  • Only ONE VOTE/DAY/DEVICE [IP] will be considered in the tally.
 
Awards Celebration
The GOTTA MINUTE 2016 award winning One Minute Shorts will be feted at the GOTTA MINUTE Awards Celebration October 2nd (see Events for details).