Celluloid Only (restricted to Super 8, 16mm, and 35mm)
Holly Dale and her long-time film partner Janis Cole have been film directors for more than 20 years. They are recipients of the Best Lecture/Performing Artist Award from the Collective Student Body across Canada, the Toronto Arts Award for Excellence in Media Arts from the City of Toronto, and the Canadian Film & Television Association Theatrical Achievement Award for Producer of the Year.
Cole and Dale's films have been in major film festivals around the world, including Chicago, Sydney, New York, Paris, London and Tokyo. Dale and Cole have won numerous awards for their work including: the Lillian Gish Award in Los Angeles for "Calling the Shots," a film that profiles International women directors; a Gold Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival for "Hookers on Davie," a look at street prostitution in Vancouver; and a Best Film Genie from the Academy of Canadian Cinema for "P4W: Prison for Women," the story of inmates doing time inside Canada's only maximum security prison for women.
Dale's recent movie-of-the-week, "Dangerous Offender" (written by Janis Cole), received a Chris Award at the Columbus International Film Festival. It also received seven Gemini nominations from the Academy of Canadian Cinema, including Best Picture and Best Director.