"Tallgrass exemplifies what film festivals were meant to embody - community, support, and a genuine love for the craft of filmmaking. Their passion for taking care of filmmakers and cultivating an inspiring program and experience is unparalleled." - Noah Lang, Producer
Alumni filmmaker Johnny Ma's Old Stone took home top honors for Best First Feature. The film, which screened at the Centerpiece Gala at the 2016 Tallgrass Film Festival, is also nominated for 5 more Canadian Screen Awards.