Brockville – The 6th annual MyView Film Festival Awards Ceremony is taking place this Thursday, June 6th at the Brockville Arts Centre starting at 7:00pm.
Come and walk the red carpet, meet the film-makers and see the nominated films on the big screen in a beautifully restored historic theatre. Winners are determined by a panel of local celebrity judges and will be announced at the evening celebrations!
The Grand Prize of $1000 is jointly provided by McGahey Insurance and Grenville Mutual and the age-category prizes are donated by YourTV. Get your free tickets now on Eventbrite or by visiting the MyView facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/myviewfilmfest/
Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them. Nine original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2019 MyView Youth Film Festival.
Precious Cargo by Joy Covey from Brockville
Barbie and Ken by Mackenzie Ball from Kemptville
Simple Math by Max Benda from Smiths Falls
I am I & You are You by Gwyneth Orr from Ottawa
Creativity is Courage by Jaida McCain from Brockville
It’s Your Choice by Lauren Armstrong, Leah Garrah, Leah Hamlen and Hannah Pruner from Brockville
B&H: World’s Best Grocer! by Adam Yakimovich from Kemptville
Bullying and How to Solve it by Demetra Foley and Kelauna Doyle from Lansdowne
Relieving Stress Solution by Jorja Reed and Zoe Harrall from Lansdowne
To see the nominated films ahead of time? Check out the 2019 MyView Nomination Reel on the main-page of their website at http://www.myviewfilmfest.ca
The judges this year are:
Nancy Peckford – Mayor of North Grenville
Brett Todd – Mayor of Prescott
Cameron Wales – Brockville City Councillor
Alexa Waycik – Previous MyView Winner
Theresa Graham – Previous MyView Winner
Janet Venn Jackson – St. Lawrence College – Brockville
Dale Elliott – DCE Media Productions