RiFF Award Winners

For immediate release

2nd Annual
Reel Indie Film Festival (RiFF)

where music and movies live in harmony


RiFF 2014 Award Winners
LIVE from the Mod Club – 722 College St.

Sunday Night, October 19

 riff winners


Following a successful inaugural start last year, this year’s Reel Indie Film Festival (RiFF) came back bigger and bolder with an array of engaging and entertaining music-themed films from around the globe.

Chosen from over 115 submissions, a total of 30 RiFF jurors, 10 per category – consisting of music and film industry insiders – selected 8 music videos, 8 shorts and 8 features that were showcased over five nights at The Royal cinema in downtown Toronto.

And here are the juror selected winners for the 2014 RiFF Awards.

Best Music Video

Sponsored By Indie Week

When the Time is Right (Such Small Creatures)

Directed by Travis Laidlaw (Canada)
Best Short Film

Sponsored By Harold Greenburg Fund

What Cheer?

Directed by Michael Slavens (USA)
Best Feature Film

Sponsored By Redlab Digital

Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory

Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett (USA)


On behalf of founder and executive director Darryl Hurs, and all the many hard working staff and volunteers, we congratulate all the filmmakers, and the growing audiences that came to watch.


See you in 2015.