Stella Artois Jay Scott Prize
Jay Scott (1949-1993) became Canada’s most esteemed film critic and helped put Canadian cinema on the map. Voted by members of the TFCA, the Stella Artois Jay Scott Prize is awarded to an emerging artist, who receives $5,000.
This year’s recipient is Ashley McKenzie, whose first feature Werewolf heralds an exciting movement in Nova Scotia-based filmmaking.
2016 Ashley McKenzie , Werewolf
2015 Anne Émond , Les êtres chers
2014 Albert Shin , In Her Place
2013 Matt Johnson , The Dirties
2012 Nicolas Pereda
2011 Ingrid Veninger , i am a good person / i am a bad person
2010 Daniel Cockburn , You Are Here
2009 Xavier Dolan , J’ai tué ma mère