Three films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Daniel Beirne, Jessica Hirtle and Delaney MacKay, and Justin Bromley.
Jeremy and Margot Make a Baby
Jeremy and Margot Make a Baby | Comedy, 11:00, English, ON, 2016 | Director: Daniel Beirne
Jeremy and his boyfriend Cruz want to have a baby. Their friend Margot, who may or may not be in love with Jeremy, is going to be their surrogate. What could possibly go wrong?
A short comedic piece with a lot of heart and maybe a little heartbreak at its centre.
Live On | Documentary, 10:00, English, NS, 2017 | Directors: Jessica Hirtle, Delaney MacKay
In 2012, 15-year-old Olivia Jollota passed away from an accidental prescription drug overdose.
Her mother, Dale, has made it her mission to ensure that Olivia’s memory lives on, while educating others on the dangers of experimenting with prescription drugs.
The Mindless Imagination of Thomas Porter
The Mindless Imagination of Thomas Porter | Drama, 10:58, English, BC, 2017 | Director: Justin Bromley
In a governmental experiment facility aimed at creating a society free of sadness and pain, new patient Thomas Porter works with experienced patient Meckenzie to escape.
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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.