ReelPeachFest film festival winner announced

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The winning entries in the ReelPeachFest film festival at Penticton’s Peachfest have been announced.

“It is always great to see locals showcasing their talent and reminding us how beautiful of an area we live in” stated Andrew Jakubeit, film festival organizer. “This is also first time in several years that the top three submissions all came from Penticton”.

First place winning $1,000 dollars was Alec Simmons with his animated short “How to take care of a Peach”.

Second place for $500 dollars was awarded to Shane Groot for “A Timeless Adventure”.

Third place for $250 went to Kohl Finlayson for a vivid art animation called “Generative Penticton”.

The ReelPeachFest film festival is an annual event of the Penticton Peach Festival playing one to three minute short films about Okanagan experiences and/or anything to do with a peach.

This year's winning short films can be viewed above.

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