Call for Submissions for 10th Fest

Calling all filmmakers! We are accepting submissions until Monday, December 14. Submission details can be found on our Submit page. There is no submission fee and we pay screening fees to filmmakers for selected films. Official Selections are eligible for three juried awards: (1) Best Live Action Short, (2) Best Animated Short, and (3) Best…

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2015 Award Winners

Congratulations to the award winners of the 2015 Reel Shorts Film Festival! You can watch the Audience Choice winning film below. Jury members Cody Blue Snider, Brian Morey, and Josh Miller (from right to left in the photo below) selected the following winners from the 95 films that were eligible for juried awards: Best Peace…

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2015 Schedule & Films

The 9th Reel Shorts Film Festival, presented by Hansen Ford Lincoln, is very pleased to announce our program of 108 short films from 25 countries in 19 packages. Check out the Schedule where you can find a pdf of our 68-page program book. In addition, we will screen the films from the Frantic48 Film Challenge…

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Frantic 48 Film Challenge Apr 24-26

Calling all Peace Region filmmakers and anyone else who’d like to register a team for an adrenaline-filled weekend of filmmaking in the Peace Region! PRIMAA and the fest have joined forces to put on the second annual Frantic48, a 48-hour film challenge the weekend of April 24-26, 2015 (early bird registration deadline April 1; final…

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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…

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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…

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