2022 WIFT Toronto Crystal Awards

35th WIFT Toronto Crystal Awards Nominations and Luncheon Gala - December 6, 2022

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We are thrilled to be returning back in-person for our 35th anniversary of the incredible WIFT Toronto Crystal Awards. This year's luncheon gala is set to take place on Tuesday December 6, 2022 at Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto.

The Crystal Awards, established in 1988, is WIFT Toronto’s annual tribute gala to individuals making significant contributions in the Canadian screen-based media industry. Since its inception three and a half decades ago, more than 170 esteemed individuals have been recognized for excellence in creativity, innovation, and leadership: and their commitment to mentoring the next generation of creators and industry leaders.


Our 2022 Crystal Award recipients are:


Outstanding Achievement In Business: Jocelyn Hamilton - President, Canada, eOne Television at Entertainment One

Creative Excellence Award: Sarah Polley - Director, Writer, Author, Actor

Mentorship Award sponsored by Company 3: Frances-Anne Solomon - Writer, Producer, Director

Digital Trailblazer Award: Ramona Pringle - Digital Journalist, Multi-Platform Producer, Professor

Special Jury Award of Distinction: Christa Dickenson - President & CEO, CPAC (Cable Public Affairs Channel)

2022 HOST

Our 2022 Crystal Awards Host is Amanda Brugel


WIFT Toronto thanks the following 35th Annual Crystal Awards partners and sponsors for their support:

Reception Sponsor: eOne

Event Sponsors: City of TorontoOntario Creates, Paramount+ Canada, Spin Master Ltd., Telefilm Canada, and WildBrain

Event Supporters: Bell Media, M.A.C. Cosmetics, NABET 700-M UNIFOR, Take 5 Productions, and William F. White

Design & Production Partner: Big Bang Beige

Want to join us in illuminating enterprising and barrier-breaking women in Canada's film, TV and digital media industry? Contact us today to inquire about sponsorship opportunities. We look forward to partnering with you!

“The Crystal Awards creates a wonderful opportunity to recognize women and their accomplishments, as well as inspire others. I was deeply honoured to be the recipient of the inaugural Digital Trailblazer Crystal Award.”

~Lucie Lalumière, Founder & Principal, Lalumière Media