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1999 Awards

Best Arts
LES ENFANTS DE REFUS GLOBAL
D: Manon Barbeau; P: Eric Michel/ National Film Board

Best Cinematography
WAR OF 1812
Stefan Nitoslawski

Best Arts/ Culture/ Biography by a Broadcaster
LIFE & TIMES: GLENN GOULD, THE SHADOW GENIUS
D: David Langer; P: David Langer

Best Biography
LET IT COME DOWN
D: Jennifer Baichwal; P: Nick de Pencier, Jennifer Baichwal

Best Overall Sound
A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS
Velcrow Ripper, Daniel Pellerin, Dieter Piltz, Peter Kelly

Best Series by an Independent
THE COLA CONQUEST
D: Irene Angelico; P: Abbey Neidik, Irene Angelico, Amy Webb

Best History
THE LAST STAND OF SALVADOR ALLENDE
D: Patricio Henriquez; P: Robert Cornellier, Patricio Henriquez, Raymonde Provencher

Best Musical Score
INSECTIA: WICKED BUTTERFLY
Jean-Louis Negro

Best Social Issue
LOYALTIES
D/P: Lesley Ann Patten

Best Writing
CROIRE
Lina Moreco, Benjamin Leblanc

Best Political/ Social by Broadcaster
BLOOD ON THE COAL
D/P: Geoff D’Eon

Best Series by Broadcaster
WITNESS
P: Hilary Armstrong, CBC

Best Short
SUNRISE OVER TIANANMEN SQUARE
D: Shui-Bo Wang; P: Donald McWilliams, Barrie Angus McLean

Best Political
THE ROAD FROM KAMPUCHEA
D: Anne Henderson; P: Margaux Ouimet, Anne Henderson

Best Science/ Technology/ Environment by Broadcaster
BEFORE THEIR TIME
D/P: David Way

Best Science/ Technology/ Environment
LIFE ON THE VERTICAL
D/P: Monty Bassett

Best Editing (TIE)
BEYOND BELIEF
Chris Mullington

AND

A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS
Manfred Becker

Best Cultural
THAI GIRLS
D/P: Sun-Kyung Yi

Best Direction
A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS
D: Nettie Wild

Best Feature (TIE)
HITMAN HART: WRESTLING WITH SHADOWS
D: Paul Jay; P: Paul Jay, Sally Blake, David Ostriker

AND

A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS
D: Nettie Wild: P: Nettie Wild, Betsy Carson, Kirk Tougas

Vision TV Humanitarian Award (TIE)
ROAD FROM KAMPUCHEA
D: Anne Henderson; P: Margaux Ouimet, Anne Henderson

AND

UN CRIME A ABIDJAN
D: Mosco Boucoult P: Paul Rosenberg

Honourable Mention:
THE LAST CIGARETTE
D/ P Kevin Rafferty

Best Independent Canadian Film of the Festival
HITMAN HART: WRESTLING WITH SHADOWS
D: Paul Jay; P: Paul Jay, Sally Blake, David Ostriker

Honourable Mention:
THE LAST STAND OF SALVADOR ALLENDE
D: Patricio Henriquez ; P: Robert Cornellier, Patricio Henriquez, Raymonde Provencher

Lifetime Achievement Award
Albert and David Maysles



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