Short Film of the Year Awards 2022 – Final Results Announced
$5000.00 Cash prize! We’re stoked to announce Entry #1 A Quality of Imagination by Caleb Roberts is the winner of the 2022 Short Film of the Year Awards, walking home with a $2500 cash prize, 2nd place is Entry #30 There is Good in Anything by Gonzalo Roberts getting a $1500 cash prize, and 3rd place is Iceland Raw by Great Visual Prod. getting a $1000.00 cash prize. The final results are based on online votes for 50% and the Juges Call for 50%. Congrats and thanks to all 33 film-makers who entered the 2022 contest. The 2023 Short Film Awards resumes in February 2023.
With film makers from the four corners of the world, the Short Film of the Year Awards have now reached the international status we aimed for when we created this contest, and is seen as the reference for film producers around the world, and TV broadcasters alike when it comes down to paddlesports film production.
A high level of quality made it really hard for the judges and voters alike to decide on who will win. A close call to say the least.
NB: 50% is based on a panel of whitewater and filmmaking professionals, 50% based on online votes.
The jury: Philippe Doux (FR), John Haines (UK), Anna Bruno (USA), Mylo Nicholas (FR), Huw Butterworth (UK).
1st Voted Best 2022 Short Film of the Year:
A Quality of Imagination, by Caleb Roberts > $2500.00 cash prize
2nd – There’s Good in Anything, by Gonzalo Roberts > $1500.00 cash prize
3rd – Iceland Raw 100, by Great Visual Production > $1000.00 cash prize
4th – A Moments Flow on the Romanche River, by Emile Domine
5th – Riverbound, by Seth Ezekiel West
6th – Northbound, by Daniel Rudolph
7th – Another Stakeout – Big Wave Kayaking, by Luke Pomeroy
8th – Algo Debe Cambiar, by Will Henkel
9th – Rio Fuy, by Santiago Sandoval
10th – Paddling The Low, by Stu Hoyland