REUTERS - The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, which wrapped up on Sunday, often creates buzz for small independent films and gives wider exposure to higher-profile projects that may compete for Oscars.
Following is a list of the festival's main prize winners:
Overall: David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook"
First runner-up: Ben Affleck's "Argo"
Second runner-up: Eran Riklis' "Zaytoun"
Documentary: Bartholomew Cubbins' "Artifact"
First runner-up: Christopher Nelius and Justin McMillan's "Storm Surfers 3D"
Second runner-up: Rob Stewart's "Revolution"
Midnight Madness: Martin McDonagh's "Seven Psychopaths"
First runner-up: Barry Levinson's "The Bay"
Second runner-up: Don Coscarelli's "John Dies at the End"
Francois Ozon for "Dans la maison" in the Special Presentations category
Mikael Marcimain for "Call Girl" in the Discovery Program, which spotlights feature films by new and emerging directors
THE CITY OF TORONTO AND CANADA GOOSE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FEATURE FILM
Xavier Dolan's "Laurence Anyways"
A tie between Brandon Cronenberg's "Antiviral" and Jason Buxton's "Blackbird"
Deco Dawson for "Keep a Modest Head" (Reporting by Julie Gordon; Editing by Bill Trott)