Four new films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Suri Parmar, Andy King, Kim Barr, and Hannah Anderson and Aidan Shipley.
The Bakebook | Animation, 9:50, English, ON, 2016 | Director: Suri Parmar
A modern-day animated fairytale in which a woman overcomes the disappearance of her lover through her passion for baking.
Filth City: Drug Squad
Filth City: Drug Squad | Comedy, 5:17, English, ON, 2015 | Director: Andy King
Set in York, a city plagued by crime and corruption, two drug squad cops take hazing a bit too far in a precursor to the controversial digital series Filth City.
A Late Thaw
A Late Thaw | Drama, 13:57, English, QC, 2015 | Director: Kim Barr
When Tara’s boyfriend presents her with the perfect house, memories of a lover who died years ago seep into her waking life.
It’s clear she must confront her past in order to move on, but can she?
Come Back | Drama, 9:58, English, ON, 2016 | Directors: Hannah Anderson, Aiden Shipley
A young woman struggles to find closure after the sudden death of a beloved friend.
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Call for films / submit by March 12
We’re accepting films through FilmFreeway until Monday, March 12, 2018.
If your film is programmed, you have a chance of winning over $3K in cash awards. We accept films released after January 1, 2013.
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.