Telefilm Canada Emerging Critic Award

Established in 2018, the Telefilm Canada Emerging Critic Award was created to find and promote new voices in the field of film criticism.


Michelle Krasovitski
Michelle Krasovitski

The winner for the 26th annual TFCA Awards is Michelle Krasovitski. The award carries a cash prize of $1000, courtesy of Telefilm Canada.


Michelle Krasovitski

Michelle Krasovitski was born to parents who left Soviet Ukraine and shared their hunger for uncensored film experiences with her in their new country. Currently working on a Master’s thesis in film and education, she has covered TIFF, Hot Docs and the Sundance festivals for various publications with bylines appearing at outlets like Xtra, Little White Lies, and Bitch Media


Previous winners

2021: Rachel Ho

2020: Mark Hanson and Rose Ho (tie)

2019: Victor Stiff

2018: Genevieve Citron