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AWARDS
The MADE IN THE YUKON ( MITY ) award is designed to honour and enable Yukon artists . It provides tangible benefits to Yukon filmmakers , allowing them to further their craft . The awards themselves are sculpted by Dawson City artist Veronica Verkley .
MITY PROFESSIONAL AWARD
• $ 1000 cash ( sponsored by GOLD RUSH )
• $ 1000 grip rental package ( SPYA )
• $ 500 services from the Yukon Film Society
• Screening at the 2019 Tromsø International Film Festival
MITY EMERGING ARTIST AWARD The MITY Emerging Artist Award is open to filmmakers who have made 3 films or less .
• $ 500 cash ( sponsored by KIAC )
• $ 500 services from the Yukon Film Society
• $ 500 Equipment Rental ( KIAC )
MITY YOUTH AWARD
• $ 100 cash ( sponsored by Red Snapper Films )
THE LODESTAR AWARD ( BEST FILM ) The Lodestar Award is given to the best Canadian or International film which exemplifies the guiding principles of the art of independent short film / video making — freedom of expression , authenticity , exemplary artistry despite limitations , and clarity of vision .
YUKON BREWING AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD ( Chosen by audience ballot ; all films eligible )
• $ 250 cash ( sponsored by Yukon Brewing )
DCISFF TRAILER CONTEST
• $ 150 cash / Festival pass ( sponsored by Lodestar Productions )
AWARD SPONSORS
LODESTAR PRODUCTIONS
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