Three films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Kyle Sandilands, Scott Simpson and Dominique van Olm.
The Black Hmong of Lao Chai Village
The Black Hmong of Lao Chai Village | Documentary, 6:11, English, BC, 2015 | Director: Kyle Sandilands
A look at the cultural challenges facing the Hmong people of Vietnam.
The Toll | Drama, 8:50, English, NS, 2014 | Director: Scott Simpson
A toll booth attendant’s life is thrown into turmoil when a car crashes into his toll plaza.
Flower Girl | Drama, 11:17, English, ON, 2014 | Director: Dominique van Olm
After an argument with her mother, a young girl is left with the difficult decision whether to stay or go.
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Call for films / deadline Dec. 11
We’re accepting short film submissions until December 11. If your film is programmed, you have a chance of winning up to $4,750 in cash awards. We accept films released after January 1, 2010.
Your film must be less than 30 mins long. Drama, comedy, animation, documentary, sci-fi, horror, music video and experimental are all eligible and must be made by a Canadian writer, director or producer. There is no submission fee. Films must be available online (YouTube or Vimeo) for viewing by the selection committee.
Submit your film(s) by Monday, Friday, December 11, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. CST.
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The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Presenting Sponsor Shaw Media; Festival Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Netflix, Entertainment One and Super Channel; Award Sponsors Blue Ant Media, A&E Television Networks and The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation; and Industry Partner Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.