• Facebook - White Circle
  • White Twitter Icon
  • Instagram - White Circle
  • iconmonstr-email-8-240

Female Filmmakers Sweep Awards at Silver Wave Film Festival

November 13, 2018


The Annual Silver Wave Awards Show handed out major hardware to filmmakers from all over the world. The big winners were key creative women involved with the NB Film Co-op and Women in Film and Television Atlantic.


2018 WIFT-AT NB Salute to honour a woman working in film and television in New Brunswick: Gia Milani 


Best Student Short ($250): Sister’s Dirge by Ty Giffin


Excellence in Music Composition: Zachary Greer for the Nashwaak


Excellence in Art Direction: Arianna Martinez and Cassidy Ingersoll for Letters from the Dead


Excellence in Sound Design: Bruce LeGrow for Mnemosyne


Excellence in Picture Editing is: Tracey Lavigne for Mnemosyne


Excellence in Cinematography: Jesse Anthony for Mnemosyne


Best Experimental Film: Boy in the Garden by Peter de Niverville


Best Low Budget Documentary: Bernie Langille Wants to Know…Who Killed Bernie Langille by Jackie Torrens


Best SciFi Short: 10 Minute Time Machine by Charles Wahl


Best Canadian OR International Short: Passage by Henry Colin


Best Documentary: The Song and the Sorrow by Millefiore Clarkes


Lex Gigeroff Excellence in Screenwriting Award for a NB short Drama OR Comedy: Kaitlyn Adair for March 2.4


Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama OR Comedy: Kaitlyn Adair for March 2.4


Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a supporting role in a Drama OR Comedy by a New Brunswicker: Maggie Vaughan for Mnemosyne


Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama OR Comedy: Tony Tomarchio for Infinity Land


Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a supporting role in a Drama OR 

Comedy: Chris Gairns for Friend Zone



Best NB Short Drama: Mnemosyne by Tracey Lavigne


East Coast Camera Rental Award (valued at $5000.00) 

Sponsored by Nick Wilson


Winner: Tracey Lavigne


2018 Jane LeBlanc Filmmaker Award: 



Corinne Brownlee, for Distortion 

Brenda Malley for After The War


Picaroons Brian Carty Film Volunteer Recognition Award ($500): Jeff Picka


Jim Lavoie Film Professional Recognition Award: Frictive Pictures 

(Professor/filmmaker Robert Gray, Professor/filmmaker Matt Rogers and teacher/filmmaker Jon Dewar)


CBC/NB Joy Award Winner 

Kaitlyn Adair for Together We Move



About the Silver Wave Film Festival


The Silver Wave Film Festival (SWFF) is a four-day celebration of film, media, and music from around the world. It’s a festival that turns Fredericton – a scenic and historic city – into a center for the arts, abuzz with filmmakers, industry types, and film lovers. This year’s event celebrated 18 years of the Festival and took place from Nov 8-11, 2018.


Please reload

Featured Posts

Join WIFT Canada for a Moderated Discussion About Production Insurance

June 9, 2020

Please reload

Recent Posts

June 4, 2020

Please reload

Please reload

Search By Tags