Screenwriting Competition

Announcing the Reel Shorts Screenwriting Competition for Peace Region filmmakers! Write a script and win a $2,500 production package to make your short film! The submission deadline is noon on Monday, April 29. In an on-going effort to develop filmmaking in the region and to showcase more Peace Region films in the festival, we are…

2013 Schedule & Films

I am thrilled to announce our program of 102 films from 22 countries in 16 packages screening 30 times the week of the fest. That’s the largest program of shorts of any film festival in Alberta. Half are premieres – world, North American, Canadian, or Albertan – and half are award-winners. We considered over 1,000…

Fest Passes available now!

Get your fest passes now! Only $50 for 5 days of unlimited viewing of many of the world’s best short films including a great selection of 5 Peace Region films! Each Peace Region film will premiere on a different day but we’ll have an encore screening of them in a Best of the Peace Region…

Movie Watch – Six Shooter

If you’re looking for something completely different from the sentimental sweetness of Valentine’s Day, here’s one of the blackest comedies I’ve ever seen. It’s so dark that I cried the first time I saw it, and yet 2 months later, while I was telling someone about it, I found myself laughing as I told the…

2013 Fest Poster

Thanks to the incredibly talented Chris Beauchamp of Beauchamp Creative, we have the coolest fest poster that I’ve ever seen! It totally captures the spirit of the fest-produced films we’ll be presenting: The Horizon Project on opening night which was shot during the Shoot for Reel internship program last summer, and the film that will…