Posted by Terry on March 30, 2012

New to this year’s fest – our $40 Films, Fossils & Fun package for families.  Contact the GPLT Box Office to purchase this great package deal! It includes 4 ticket vouchers (2 adults and 2 students) to a film package of your choice (value $30) as well as a family day pass to the Eastlink Centre (value $21.50). In addition, you can book the 2-hour dinosaur bonebed tour at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 4 (weather permitting) by phoning the Pipestone Creek Dinosaur Initiative Education Manager Laura Beauchamp at (780) 532 2362 (ext 3) or by emailing her at There is no extra cost for the bonebed tour although donations are appreciated. The bonebed is a 1-km walk from the Pipestone Creek Campground which is 19 km south of Wembley on RR 82, a 45-minute drive from Grande Prairie. Nowhere else will you find such an unforgettable bonanza of films, fossils and fun!

School Screening

Eastlink Centre
Dinosaur fossil bonebed tour
Get a great rate at the festival’s Recommended Hotel – the Stanford Inn at 11401 – 100 Avenue. Quote “Reel Shorts” when booking to receive a standard room for $89/night plus applicable taxes (free upgrade to a kitchen unit subject to availability). It is pet friendly and has complimentary airport shuttle. The ride from the airport takes less than 10 minutes. Phone 1-800-661-8160 or (780) 539-5678 to book and ask for Laurie.

Stanford Inn

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4 Responses to Films Fossils & Fun

  1. Marcia says:

    The Reel Shorts is the best event that happens in GP. Some of the other event planners should be talking with you people. My son and I attend every year.

    • Terry says:

      Thank you so much! We’re a team of volunteers who put on the festival so it means a lot to us that people like you appreciate it!

  2. Kim McKinnon says:

    My sister and I love going to the film festival. We go every year! Keep up the good work!

    • Terry says:

      We’ll do our best! Opening night was a hit. Hope you were able to make it! Or, if not, that you enjoy the packages you are able to see.

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