Jury Members and Filmmaker Insights Panel

We are very pleased to announce the jury members who will determine the award winners for the Best Live Action Short, Best Animated Short, Best Documentary Short, and Best Peace Region Short: Josh Miller, an award-winning writer/producer and President of Panacea Entertainment, an independent film and TV production company in Edmonton, Alberta Brian Morey, Head…

May the shorts be with you

The theme of this year’s festival – may the shorts be with you – seemed a natural choice considering the first package we put together for the fest was Time Warp which screened on Sep 26 and 28 as part of Alberta Culture Days. It will screen again during the fest. Chris Beauchamp took that…

Jan 18 feature film – Force Majeure

The second feature film in this year’s GPLT Movie Series is Force Majeure screening at Grande Prairie Live Theatre at 7:00 pm, Sunday, Jan 18 – check out the trailer below. It has won multiple awards including the Critics Choice Award for Best Foreign Language Film awarded by the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the…

Nov 2 feature film – Pride

The GPLT Movie Series begins its 13th season at 7:00 pm, Sunday, Nov 2 at Grande Prairie Live Theatre with Pride, a wonderful film from the UK that was inspired by true events. At the height of the Thatcher era in 1984, a group of gay and lesbian activists in London decide to raise money…

2014 Screenplay Competition winner

Congratulations to Susan Winters who won SCaMP, the Screenplay Competition and Mentorship Program, with her screenplay entitled Little Thailand! She is shown here at the Sneak Preview on Sunday, Sept 28 after Grande Prairie Live Theatre Board of Directors President Sandra Pippus (standing behind her) presented her with a $500 cheque and an award held…

Time Warp and Sneak Preview packages this weekend!

As part of Alberta Culture Days programming in the city, we are happy to present the following FREE screenings: Friday, Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm L106 (Collins Recital Hall), GPRC (Grande Prairie Regional College) Time Warp, a unique package of films featuring time travelling misadventures, mind-twisting and hilarious scenarios, dystopian futures, and a western with…

Call for Submissions for 9th fest

Calling all filmmakers! We are accepting submissions until midnight on Monday, December 15. Submission details can be found on our Submit page. There is no submission fee and we pay screening fees to filmmakers for selected films. All Official Selections are eligible for the Audience Choice Award and three Juried Awards: Best Live Action Short,…