Two new films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Kjell Boersma and Marcus Mullen.
DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver
DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver | Animation, 12:16, English, ON, 2017 | Director: Kjell Boersma
Join Kit the eager beaver on an odyssey through four seasons in a Canadian forest as she learns about compassion, failure, survival and community.
This short, commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and funded by the Government of Canada, in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, features an original score from Erica Procunier, performed live by the TSO.
In My Heart
In My Heart | Drama, 12:00, English, BC, 2017 | Director: Marcus Mullen
Inside a young man’s heart, manifestations of his past romantic failings fight to convince his newest flame that a relationship with him is a mistake.
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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.