Canada Golden Maple Film Festival

2017.09.20-25

Honorary Judges

  • Tom Cruise

    United States

    Tom Cruise

    • 3 Oscar Nominations
    • 4 Golden Globe Awards Nominations
    • 3 Golden Globe Awards Winner
    • Golden Globe Awards- Best Supporting Actor, Best Actor
    • Representative Works:
      "Top Gun", "Rain Man", "Born Fourth of July", "Interview with the Vampire", "Jerry Maguire", "Mission Impossible", "Magnolia"
    Congratulatory Letter
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

    United States

    Arnold Schwarzenegger

    • Famous Hollywood actor
    • Bodybuilder
    • The former Governor of California, politician
    • Golden Globe Awards - Best Actor
    • MTV Movie Awards - Best Actor
    • Representative Works:
      "Terminator series", "Conan the barbarian", "True lies"
    Congratulatory Letter

Head Judge

  • Canada Golden Maple Film Festival Logo

    President of the Judge Committee

    United States

    Stephen Chang

    Stephen MD Chang
    • 162 IMDb
    • President of Master Shot Motion Pictures Inc.
    • Judge of North America "Gemini Awards" 1996
    • BCMPA Awards 1996 Celebrity Presenter
    • Judge of Canada China Film Festival for 5 terms
    • North America IMDb Movie Hall of Fame
    • Representative Works:
      "International rescue", "First blood-Rambo", "Double Happiness"

Jury Members

  • David Winning

    Judge Member

    United States

    David Winning

    • 120 IMDb
    • Film director of Master Shot Motion Pictures Inc., Hollywood film director
    • 80 wins/15 nominations from international film festivals
    • 35 years of director experience since 1982
  • Barry W. Levy

    Judge Member

    United States

    Barry W. Levy

    • 116 IMDb
    • Directors Guild of America Award
    • 33 International Film Festival Awards
    • Producer, Director, Writer, Screenwriter
  • Allisa Swanson

    Judge Member

    Canada

    Allisa Swanson

    • 45 IMDb
    • Director of Master Shot Motion Pictures Inc.
    • 2014 golden lion prize - the best fashion designer awards
    • Judge member of international modelling contest, international film costume contest
  • Andrea Stefancikova

    Judge Member

    Czechoslovakia

    Andrea Stefancikova

    • 44 IMDb
    • North American Actress and Stuntwoman
    • Known for "The Arrangement", "Below Her Mouth", "Zoo", "Real Fiction"...
  • Silvio Simac

    Judge Member

    England

    Silvio Simac

    • 31 IMDb
    • England action movie actor
    • Global taekwondo champion
    • World bodybuilding champion
  • Duane Howard

    Judge Member

    Canada

    Duane Howard

    • 31 IMDb
    • First Nation born in the Nuu-chah-nulth territory located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada
    • Best known for the role of 'Elk Dog' in film 'The Revenant'
  • Turner Steward

    Judge Member

    Canada

    Turner Steward

    • 30 IMDb
    • The Film Director of UBC Film Society
  • Corey Woods

    Judge Member

    Canada

    Corey Woods

    • 22 IMDb
    • Canadian Actress
    • Known for "Britney Ever After", "Garage Sale Mystery: The Art of Murder", "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls", "Supernatural"...
  • Guyle Fraser

    Judge Member

    United States

    Guyle Fraser

    • 20 IMDb
    • Director of the US Canada film association
    • Action movie actor
  • Tony Ali

    Judge Member

    United States

    Tony Ali

    • 20 IMDb
    • Palestinian actor and producer
    • Known for Watchmen (2009), The A-Team (2010) and Are We There Yet? (2005)
  • Natasha Wilson

    Judge Member

    United States

    Natasha Wilson

    • 20 IMDb
    • Born in New York
    • North American Film / Television Union Actress
  • Jon Hess

    Judge Member

    United States

    Jon Hess

    • 18 IMDb
    • American action movie director
    • One international film festival nomination
  • Scott Hughe

    Judge Member

    United States

    Scott Hughe

    • 10 IMDb
    • American film director
    • Sci-fi, action movie and short film director/ scriptwriter
  • Holly Barkwell

    Judge Member

    United States

    Holly Barkwell

    • 4 IMDb
    • North American model, actress

Advisory Juries

  • Jack Dempsey

    Advisory member

    United States

    Jack Dempsey

    • Master Shot Motion Pictures Ltd Producer
  • Shiloh Hinds

    Advisory member

    United States

    Shiloh Hinds

    • President of Pyramid Production
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  • Ian Lade

    Advisory member

    United States

    Ian Lade

    • Director/Screenwriter
  • Ian Lade

    Advisory member

    United States

    Robert Young

    • North American Film Critics
  • Turner Steward

    Advisory member

    Canada

    Joe Trasolini

    • Former Mayor of Port Moody BC
  • Joel Friedman

    Advisory member

    Canada

    Joel Friedman

    • Professor in University of British Columbia
  • Vance Vagas

    Advisory member

    Canada

    Vance Vagas

    • Film Expert
  • Jon Hess

    Advisory Member

    United States

    Geoffrey Bell

    • President of Hess Film Production

Legal Consultants

  • Anthony Remedios

    Consultant member

    Canada

    Anthony Remedios

    • President at REMEDIOS & COMPANY
  • Vivian Chung

    Consultant member

    Canada

    Vivian Chung

    • Solicitor, British Columbia, Hong Kong, and England & Wales
    • LLB, PCLL, LLM
  • Troy Hunter

    Consultant member

    Canada

    Troy Hunter

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    • Senior Attorney in Greater Vancouver

Host / Organizers

Government Supports

China

Canada

Charitable Beneficiary

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Sponsored Academy

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