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ARCHIVED FILMS

2014

Floodplain

Drama (10:00)
Jeremy Lutter (Victoria, BC) Rafting across a floodplain in the Rockies, a small-town teen must lea...

NASA Conspiracy

Comedy (4:57)
Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) This puts the entirety of the NASA program in a new light.

Seasick

Animation (3:28)
Nominated for Best Technical and Best Film Eva Cvijanovic (Winnipeg, MB) Soaking in the sand, a fo...

Backward Fall

Drama (10:14)
Nominated for Best Original Music & Best Technical, Winner Best Student Film, Best Performance, ...

White Rhythms, Short Breath

Experimental (6:50)
Olga Zikrata (Winnipeg, MB) A direct experience of tactile sensations, film texture, and contact da...

Greyscale

Mystery (12:00)
Michael Chen & Aaron Colyn (Nanaimo, BC) A man will do whatever it takes for his loved ones.

The Evening Cigarette

Animation (1:00)
Matthieu Van Eeckhout (Paris, France) Two years after quitting smoking, a filmmaker offers a tribut...

The Magic Ferret

Childrens (11:39)
Nominated Best Film Alison Parker (Vancouver, BC) When Sam’s most amazing trick flops, he is def...

KRUPA

Music (5:25)
Nominated Best Orignal Music Raymond Knight (Nanaimo, BC) A 1940s film noir-inspired venture into ...

Rain

Sci-Fi (11:29)
Winner Best Technical Shimon Machida (Vancouver, BC) In 2030, the wireless internet has become pow...

Spring!

Comedy (2:56)
Nominated for Best Writing and Best Performance Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) Spring is basically th...

Expect Something and Nothing at Once

Experimental (3:36)
Michelle Elrick (Winnipeg, MB) Poet Michelle Elrick approaches “home” through blanket forts, po...

M22

Documentary (1:00)
David Stevens (Breda, The Netherlands) Made from the desire to visualize in a clear and concise man...

The First Time We

Drama (6:44)
Nominated Best Writing, Winner Most Promising Performance Rich Travale John Gardiner (Nanaimo, BC) ...

Bome Gnomeski

Comedy (2:43)
Winner Best Original Music Curtis L. Wiebe & Marlon Wiebe (Winnipeg, MB) A cautionary tale abo...

2015

Sweet Dreams Norma Jean

Drama (7:00)
“Sweet Dreams Norma Jean” follows a girl seeking revenge for the terror brought forth upon her f...

Tugende Baseballer

Documentary (8:40)
Against all odds, baseball is thriving in Uganda. In 2011, a team from Uganda became the first Littl...

I am not Perfect

Drama (6:15)
A determined boy who just so happens to be into basketball tries to beat a rival but struggles on th...

Vancouver Island Traditional Food Conference

Documentary (7:14)
Every year a different community hosts the Traditional Foods Conference. This year up in Fort Rupert...

Unlock (Winner Best Performance)

Drama (9:17)
People called him the living dead. Ho Jing Man, 35, is a popular author for horror fiction who lived...

Mind Game Demon

Comedy (6:28)
Roxy tries to rebel against her parents. To prove herself, she hangs out in a bad area of town. She ...

Dude, Where’s My Ferret? 

Comedy (12:00)
Skeezix has grown a righteous marijuana plant for the Colorado Cannabis Cup Contest, whose grand pri...

With Dad

Drama (8:00)
A concerned son extends his visit home to take care of his aging father.

A Late Thaw (Winner Best Technical)

Drama (12:00)
When Tara’s boyfriend presents her with the perfect house, memories of a lover who died years ago ...

Kindergarten, Da Bin Ich Wieder (Winner Best Writing)

Comedy (10:25)
When word gets out that up-and-coming TV jingle writer Audrey Ragnarson doesn’t have a complete ed...

Moth (Winner Best Student Film)

Drama (6:14)
A father beckons for his daughter

George Bassler’s Perpetual Motion Machine

Documentary (3:30)
Following his family’s untimely demise, prairie homesteader George Bassler bizarrely crafts a Perp...

Just Shoot Me

Comedy (6:10)
A seemingly desperate man with a gun to his head finds temporary redemption when an unexpected phone...

CRAZY LOVE

Drama (11:55)
Samantha has learned to get through most days by giving into her boyfriend Alan’s torturous, demen...

Teenage Dance

Drama (2:35)
A lonely teenager dresses up for the school dance and learns that to trust other people, you must fi...

Habit

Documentary (7:26)
Everyone has something that they rely on and something that they find solace in.This film is about t...

Smart Home

Sci-Fi (6:32)
A man lives in a home with smart appliances and technology, but the devices seem to conspire against...

2016

LOST (Winner Best Film & People’s Choice)

Drama (11:40)
A little girl attempts to reunite a lost stuffed animal with it’s rightful owner.

The Home Show

Comedy (1:07)
The home show you bring in when other home shows have failed you.

At Death’s Door

Comedy (9:35)
This is the story of Owen Baines, who meets St. Zed at the end of the bright light that follows deat...

Fingers Cutting Glass

Drama (3:30)
Two sisters caught in a storm.

Project Heart – Honouring Residential School Survivors

Documentary (11:56)
Project Heart is the story of an extraordinary school event in Courtenay, B.C. Teacher Susan Leslie ...

Craven

Drama (9:47)
Dean has been on this drive more times than he’d care to remember – only this time, it’s diffe...

The Pair 

Comedy (4:37)
Doing laundry has never been so briefly exciting, and then so enduringly embarrassing.

Good Beastly Bad

Mystery (11:55)
A murder mystery novelist is tormented by a killer in the motel room next door.

Alice and Kevin

Documentary (12:00)
Alice was one of the first outspoken First Nations people in Canada, filing a complaint with the Can...

The Dreamer

Animation  (5:37)
A young dreamer embraces his curiosity and discovers an attraction for the moon, which he longs to r...

2017

Isolamento

Experimental
Carmelo Zucco (Ottawa, ON) Shot on wonderful Super 8, Isolamento is a grand culmination of the them...