Firefox Flicks at the Toronto International Film Festival


(Note: this is a cross-post from Weboplex)

Firefox Flicks Winners

The Flicks Premiere Party, the culminating event of the Firefox Flicks short film competition, happened in Toronto last September 12 and it was a very timely one: the event’s buzz coincided with the city’s excitement over the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

The winners of the competition were announced and the list is a great diverse mix of animation, comedy, and heart-warming short films.

Here are the winners:

Grand Prize
Spot the Difference (Poland) by Leopold Abai, Jean-Pierre Labarre, Miłosz Kosicki

North America Regional
Winner: The Whole is Greater (United States) by David Pestka, Aaron McFarlane, Stan Pestka

Runner-Up: Scooter (United States) by Samuel Thomas, United States

LatAm Regional
Winner: Tortillas on the Go (Mexico) by Alberto García Ballesteros, Eszter Szigethy, César Rafael Rodríguez Ángeles, Ignacio Alberto Vega Bahena

Runner-Up: Beyond the Limit (Mexico) by Fabián Eduardo Ramírez Barreto

Europe, Middle East, Africa Regional
Winner: Be a Part of It – Get Mobilized (Germany) by Marvin Nuecklaus

Runner-Up: Be Part of It (United Kingdom) by Andrei Stan

Asia Pacific Regional
Winner: The Anniversary (Singapore) by Kevin Kristian, Made Surya Adhiwirawan

Runner Up: Stand by You Always (Japan) by Kei Shimoda

People’s Choice Award Winners

Anyone, Anywhere (Taiwan) by Cheng-pin Chia

The Right Way (Italy) by Giuseppe Gallo and Angela Catalano

Spot the Difference (Poland) by Leopold Abai, Jean-Pierre Labarre, Miłosz Kosicki

The Toronto community attended the event and also helped out in the various Firefox Flicks event screenings during the TIFF.

Over-all, the Firefox Flicks was a huge lightning rod for the Toronto community and a display of a non-technical aspect where Mozillians can make a difference for the Open Web.

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