Three new films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Spencer Ryerson, Leah Johnston and Petie Chalifoux.
Cover-Up | Sci-fi/Horror, 18:10, English, ON, 2016 | Director: Spencer Ryerson
Following a violent incident, a young woman isolates herself in a cottage hoping to find peace. However, past traumas and insecurities resurface and haunt her with each passing day.
My Younger Older Sister
My Younger Older Sister | Drama, 16:30, English, NS, 2015 | Director: Leah Johnston
A young woman enters a crisis on the eve of her 19th birthday as she realizes she’s about to out-age her older sister who died at 18.
Past Time | Drama, 10:00, English, BC, 2017 | Director: Petie Chalifoux
While on a hike Sage meets Nitanis, a beautiful young woman, and falls in love at first sight. Sage soon discovers that Nitanis is in fact a ghost – but his love for her compels him to seek the truth about her disappearance and murder to help her spirit complete the journey to the other side.
A story of love and its power to transcend time, space and even death.
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Call for films / submit by December 13
We’re accepting films through FilmFreeway until Wednesday, December 13, 2017.
If your film is programmed, you have a chance of winning over $3K in cash awards. We accept films released after January 1, 2012.
All NSI Online Short Film Festival winners receive a complimentary Friend membership for the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and non-acting award winners are qualified to be nominated for a Canadian Screen Award (if award criteria are met).
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.
The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Festival Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment One, Super Channel, Corus Entertainment, Blue Ant Media, The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and Breakthrough Entertainment; Award Sponsors A&E Television Networks, The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and Blue Ant Media; and Industry Partner the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.