Reelworld continues to recognize excellence and the importance of racially diverse talent in the Film and TV industry.

Congratulations to the 2018 ReelWorld Award Recipients!


Awards will be presented at the closing ceremony of our 18th annual festival on October 14th at Famous Players Canada Square. 

Visionary Award




Outstanding Feature


Outstanding Canadian Short


Outstanding International Short


Audience Award

Get tickets to our Awards Ceremony and Closing Night Film, Circle Of Steel 

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We are pleased to host a competitive film festival with a jury of industry professionals who recognize excellence in Canadian and International film. 

Thank you to our dedicated jurors.

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Lea Marin is an award-winning Toronto-based producer with more than 18 years’ experience in the industry. A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s Producers’ Lab, Lea joined the National Film Board of Canada as a producer in 2006.

Producer, English Program, NFB

Lea Marin

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Dave McGinn is a features writer for the Life & Arts and Pursuits sections of The Globe and Mail. He has frequently covered film festivals in Toronto, including the Toronto International Film Festival and Hot Docs, among others.

Globe & Mail Features Writer for Life & Arts

Dave McGinn

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Paige Murray is the Development Manager, Comedy and Drama for CBC English Television. Paige actively looks for new talent and projects and evaluates series pitches to fulfill CBC’s programming needs. Paige is also the programmer for Canadian Reflections, the longest running Canadian short film showcase on national broadcast television.

Development Manger, Comedy and Drama and Canadian Reflections Programmer

Paige Murray

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Born in Seoul, Korea, filmmaker Gloria Ui Young Kim is an alumni of the CFC’s Director’s Lab, TIFF Talent Lab, Women in View’s 5inFocus.


Gloria Kim

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Jennifer Podemski is an award winning Film and Television Producer and Actor born and raised in Toronto, Canada.


Jennifer Podemski

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Jennifer Chen is the VP of Programming managing content for Channel Zero’s suite of services including acquisitions and original programming for CHCH, Silver Screen Classics and Rewind.

Vice President of Programming at Channel Zero

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