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- Nanaimo, BC
Jeremy Lutter (Victoria, BC) Rafting across a floodplain in the Rockies, a small-town teen must lea...
Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) This puts the entirety of the NASA program in a new light.
Nominated for Best Technical and Best Film Eva Cvijanovic (Winnipeg, MB) Soaking in the sand, a fo...
Nominated for Best Original Music & Best Technical, Winner Best Student Film, Best Performance, ...
White Rhythms, Short Breath
Olga Zikrata (Winnipeg, MB) A direct experience of tactile sensations, film texture, and contact da...
Michael Chen & Aaron Colyn (Nanaimo, BC) A man will do whatever it takes for his loved ones.
The Evening Cigarette
Matthieu Van Eeckhout (Paris, France) Two years after quitting smoking, a filmmaker offers a tribut...
The Magic Ferret
Nominated Best Film Alison Parker (Vancouver, BC) When Sam’s most amazing trick flops, he is def...
- Nanaimo, BC
Nominated Best Orignal Music at the 2014 VISFF
Winner Best Technical Shimon Machida (Vancouver, BC) In 2030, the wireless internet has become pow...
Nominated for Best Writing and Best Performance Graham Stark (Victoria, BC) Spring is basically th...
Expect Something and Nothing at Once
Michelle Elrick (Winnipeg, MB) Poet Michelle Elrick approaches “home” through blanket forts, po...
David Stevens (Breda, The Netherlands) Made from the desire to visualize in a clear and concise man...
The First Time We
- Nanaimo, BC
Nominated Best Writing, Winner Most Promising Performance Rich Travale John Gardiner (Nanaimo, BC) ...
Winner Best Original Music Curtis L. Wiebe & Marlon Wiebe (Winnipeg, MB) A cautionary tale abo...
Sweet Dreams Norma Jean
“Sweet Dreams Norma Jean” follows a girl seeking revenge for the terror brought forth upon her f...
Against all odds, baseball is thriving in Uganda. In 2011, a team from Uganda became the first Littl...
I am not Perfect
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
Every year a different community hosts the Traditional Foods Conference. This year up in Fort Rupert...
Mind Game Demon
Roxy tries to rebel against her parents. To prove herself, she hangs out in a bad area of town. She ...
People called him the living dead. Ho Jing Man, 35, is a popular author for horror fiction who lived...
Dude, Where’s My Ferret?
Skeezix has grown a righteous marijuana plant for the Colorado Cannabis Cup Contest, whose grand pri...
A concerned son extends his visit home to take care of his aging father.
A Late Thaw (Winner
When Tara’s boyfriend presents her with the perfect house, memories of a lover who died years ago ...
Kindergarten, Da Bin Ich Wieder (Winner
When word gets out that up-and-coming TV jingle writer Audrey Ragnarson doesn’t have a complete ed...
Best Student Film
A father beckons for his daughter
George Bassler’s Perpetual Motion Machine
Following his family’s untimely demise, prairie homesteader George Bassler bizarrely crafts a Perp...
Just Shoot Me
A seemingly desperate man with a gun to his head finds temporary redemption when an unexpected phone...
Samantha has learned to get through most days by giving into her boyfriend Alan’s torturous, demen...
A lonely teenager dresses up for the school dance and learns that to trust other people, you must fi...
Everyone has something that they rely on and something that they find solace in.This film is about t...
A man lives in a home with smart appliances and technology, but the devices seem to conspire against...
Best Film & People’s Choice
A little girl attempts to reunite a lost stuffed animal with it’s rightful owner.
The Home Show
The home show you bring in when other home shows have failed you.
At Death’s Door
This is the story of Owen Baines, who meets St. Zed at the end of the bright light that follows deat...
Fingers Cutting Glass
Two sisters caught in a storm.
Project Heart – Honouring Residential School Survivors
Project Heart is the story of an extraordinary school event in Courtenay, B.C. Teacher Susan Leslie ...
Dean has been on this drive more times than he’d care to remember – only this time, it’s diffe...
Doing laundry has never been so briefly exciting, and then so enduringly embarrassing.
Good Beastly Bad
A murder mystery novelist is tormented by a killer in the motel room next door.
Alice and Kevin
Alice was one of the first outspoken First Nations people in Canada, filing a complaint with the Can...
A young dreamer embraces his curiosity and discovers an attraction for the moon, which he longs to r...
Ingrid and the Black Hole
- Truro, NS
It’s All in Your Head
Women’s Christmas Night
- Los Angeles
Leonor sleeps quietly in her bed until some gentle creatures, the Bobops, take her on a mysterious j...
A filmmaker explores the transformational experience of a sweat lodge ceremony and grapples with pa...
Poet Steve Currie grapples with the origins of his existence and limitations of his corporeality. Po...
A ruthless bounty hunter discovers the true cost of revenge.
- Nanaimo, BC
A married couple is trying everything they can to have a baby, but the husband is starting to have s...
Me, Baby & the Alligator
- Montreal, QC
A young couple stop to eat at a roadside cantina in rural Mexico, where the Colonel who runs the to...
An elderly couple discovers the power of laughter.
- Barcelona, Spain
- Los Angeles, CA
- Ottawa, ON
Carmelo Zucco (Ottawa, ON) Shot on wonderful Super 8, Isolamento is a grand culmination of the them...