Up in a Plane

, 9:12, English, 2014
Director: Rachel Moore
Up in a Plane


A year-round Canadian short film fest run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI). New films added every week.

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Home Sweet Home

Director: Frédéric Lefebvre ·

A psychological horror movie about an elderly man trapped in a nightmarish labyrinth full of monsters.

Milk & Honey

Director: Thomas Pepper ·

On a cult compound hidden in the hills, a young woman is given a simple task: go into town to buy supplies.

Le Gouffre (The Gulf)

Director: Lightning Boy Studio ·

Two travellers undertake the construction of a gigantic bridge to cross a gulf blocking their way.



Director: Erik Mockus ·

A short film about some people and the spaces they occupy.

Drawing Blank

Director: Stefan Verna ·

A dream-like story of impermanence told through dance and stop-motion painting.

Vive La Canadienne

Director: Joe Cobden ·

The man holds the purse while the woman beats up the bullies.


Director: Melanie Oates ·

Tommy volunteers to be Amelia’s bait boyfriend, but it’s not so clear who the bait really is and who they’re actually trying to catch.

Some Things Won’t Sleep

Director: Leah Johnston ·

A woman’s attempt to bury her past becomes literally unearthed.

Anne Darling

Director: Norman Yeung ·

A young writer tries to escape depression by having sex with a stranger who reminds him of his mother.


Director: Kathleen Bergen ·

A hand-drawn and painted animation exploring mental illness through mythological imagery.

Wendy 1968

Director: Chad Costen, John Prowse ·

A hippy girl, an old soldier, and a secret.

The Woman in White

Director: Ross Moore ·

A grown man and a young girl compare sibling rivalries in a playground one winter afternoon.

The Island

Director: Trevor Kristjanson, Kev Tabachnick ·

A young couple embark on a journey to a mysterious Island to save their troubled relationship.

And Him

Director: Colin Waugh ·

The story of a second son, the ‘creative’ one.

Mountain in Thailand

Director: Duncan McDowall ·

The meteoric rise and subsequent fall of a young Canadian entrepreneur in London.

My Coffee With Jim

Director: Taras Lavren ·

There are bad first dates, and then there’s Jan and Jim.


Director: Sama Waham ·

A tale of a painting and pride through the eyes of a visually impaired artist.

The Weir: Fishing Fundy’s Giant Tides

Director: Jerry Lockett ·

The challenges of weir fishing and the opportunities it presents for scientists and the community.

One Night in Aberdeen

Director: Brett Ferster ·

On the eve of a massive change, two kindred strangers cross paths at a Super 8 motel bar.

Le carnivore

Director: Michael Treder ·

A young woman is caught between the love of her life and the terrifying horrors that exist in her world.

Tallurutiup Tariunga (Lancaster Sound)

Director: Christopher Paetkau ·

A retelling of part of the Inuit creation myth of Nuliajuk – goddess of the sea.

Kanada Girl

Director: Rebecca Campbell ·

After recovering from a gunshot wound, Kanada Girl attempts to reclaim her title in the world of cowboy action shooting.

Bat Boy

Director: Kheaven Lewandowski ·

The origin story of Bat Boy, and how his infamous photo in the Weekly World News came to be.


Director: Ian Macmillan ·

A young woman pushes herself through a strenuous yoga class.


Director: Cody Bown ·

Alexander gets hit with a migraine while making breakfast, leaving him to confront things that haunt his everyday existence.


Director: Latonia Hartery ·

A nurse becomes fascinated with a teenage patient who is struggling to deal with the death of her parents.


Director: Simone Stock ·

Marshall worries his girlfriend Iris, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, might be losing her grip on reality.