On June 1st 2011, the Multimedia Film Festival Awards & Closing Galaconvened at the historic Aurora Cultural Centre. Without a doubt, the centerpiece of the event was the awards ceremony. Gleeful film-makers received coveted and beautifully crafted crystal awards for artistic expression and technical achievement. Awards were presented across distinct/separate submission categories: Professional (Industry standard entries), All Inclusive (no age restriction), Youth/Secondary (ages 14-18) and Children/Elementary (ages 6-13).
Namely, awards were given across all submission categories for "Best Documentary", "Best Photo-Voice" and "Best Drama" and for technical elements: Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Sound and Lighting.
The event was keynoted by Christopher Rowley. Mr. Rowley is a widely accomplished and multiple-award winning producer/director with an international reputation. His distinguished career has spanned three continents and encompasses all areas of film from documentary and features, to music videos, television series and commercials.
The presentation of awards were interspersed with delicious Hors d’ Oeuvres, lively entertainment headlined by George St. Kitts and the electric Downtown Funk Connection band and attended by the regal company of local community members and dignitaries.