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,…

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Award Winners

Congratulations to the award winners of the 2014 Reel Shorts Film Festival! Jury members Scott Belyea, Meaghan Brander, and Gordie Haakstad selected the following winners from the 15 animated shorts, 15 documentary shorts, and 57 live action shorts that were eligible for juried awards: Best Animated Short – Oh Sheep!, a 7-minute film from Germany…

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School Program

With 37 films from 15 countries screening in 5 different film packages, our school program is one of the largest in the country. Over 1,000 students attended screenings in 2013. The festival also coordinates filmmaker class visits and offers mentorship programs. The following films were selected by teachers on our programming team. The public is…

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2014 Schedule & Films

Three big announcements! The Presenting Sponsor of the 8th Reel Shorts Film Festival is Hansen Ford Lincoln in the Gateway Centre. Look for some really cool things to happen during the fest as a result! Secondly, check out the Schedule where you can find a pdf of our 60-page souvenir program and our program of…

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2014 Fest Passes available now

Get your fest passes to the 8th Reel Shorts Film Festival May 7-11 – available to purchase online at www.gplt.ab.ca! Only $60 gives you priority access to a “spectacular” selection of many of the world’s best short films – see our Testimonial page for quotes from past attendees. We will announce the full line-up and…

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Frantic 48 – a 48-hour film challenge May 2-4

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 what we’ve affectionately called the Frantic 48, a 48-hour film challenge the weekend of May 2-4, 2014 (early bird registration deadline…

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