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Filmmaker Insights Symposium

Aspiring and emerging filmmakers can develop their skills in cinematic storytelling techniques and gain insight into the new frontier of virtual reality and transmedia through a two-day Filmmaker Insights Symposium May 13-15 at the Ernie Radbourne Pavilion (see Locations). Presented … Continue reading

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2017 Jury Members

We are very pleased to announce the jury members who will determine the award winners for Best Live Action Under 15 Minutes, Best Live Action 15+ Minutes, Best Animated Short, and Best Documentary Short. Scott Belyea is a Vancouver filmmaker … Continue reading

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Oscar Shorts on Saturday Feb 25

On Saturday, Feb 25, the Oscar Animated Shorts package of 8 films will screen at 3:00 pm and the Oscar Live Action Shorts package of 5 films will screen at 7:30 pm at GPLT (Grande Prairie Live Theatre) – see … Continue reading

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Jan 13 zombie movie – Train to Busan

The Reel Shorts Movie Series kicks off with an award-winning zombie movie from South Korea – Train to Busan. When a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, a father and his young daughter struggle to survive on the train … Continue reading

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FREE – VR Experience on Friday and On the Move screening on Sunday

Enjoy two great events this weekend: (1) Virtual Reality Experience, in collaboration with PRIMAA, is a drop-in event at Muskoseepi Pavilion between 6:00pm and 8:30pm on Friday, Sep 30 when a 360 video camera and 5 VR headsets with a … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions for 11th Fest

Calling all filmmakers! We are accepting submissions until Monday, December 12. Peace Region filmmakers have an extended deadline of Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Submission details can be found on our Submit page. There is no submission fee and we pay … Continue reading

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2016 Award Winners

Congratulations to the award winners of the 2016 Reel Shorts Film Festival! These films were showcased in the Best of the Fest package presented by Big Country and Hansen Ford Lincoln. For a pdf of the 56-page program, click here. … Continue reading

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2016 Schedule & Program

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Oscar Shorts on Valentine’s Day!

On Sun, Feb 14, the Oscar Animated Shorts package of 9 films will screen at 3:00 pm and the Oscar Live Action Shorts package of 5 films will screen at 7:30 pm at Grande Prairie Live Theatre. See below to … Continue reading

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Programming Process – Part II: How do we evaluate films?

How do we evaluate films? “How do we find films?” is Part I of our Programming Process series of blogs and can be read here. Scroll down to watch some films that illustrate the 4 criteria that we use to … Continue reading

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