The CCE were a proud sponsor for the Vancouver Short Film Festival. We had the honour of presenting the Best Editing Award. The winner of the Editing Award was Jason Karman of the film Lionhood.
Jason Karman is a Vancouver-based screenwriter and director whose 16 short films have screened internationally at festivals including the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Whistler Film Festival, and Telefilm Canada’s Not Short on Talent at Clermont-Ferrand. Graduating in 2003 with honours in Cinematography from Capilano College, Jason has worked in documentaries, dramas, thrillers and dance on screen. In 2011, Jason received the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award at Vancouver Queer Film Festival for I’M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, and in 2015 was recipient of the Jury Choice Award at Reel Pride Winnipeg for KIMCHI FRIED DUMPLINGS. He is the 2016 recipient of the James Lee Foundation Scholarship and the 2018 Normand Bouchard Memorial Bursary.