Category Archives: 2007 Festival

Why Filmmaking is the Most Collaborative Art Form

The easiest way to illustrate why filmmaking is the most collaborative art form is to look at one of my favorite films from past festivals: The Passenger. It’s a 7-minute short that was entirely self-funded and self-produced, as well as … Continue reading

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Romantic Rodents and a Shape-Shifting Car

The beautifully animated One Rat Short from our 2007 festival won several awards at other festivals including Best Animated Short Film at the 2007 Cleveland International Film Festival.  Written and directed by Alex Weil, it was the first short film … Continue reading

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2007 Oscar© Winner for Best Animated Short

Of the 16 National Film Board films we’ve shared with audiences over the course of our first 5 film festivals, the one that screened at our first festival Mar 23-25, 2007 was the most critically acclaimed, winning the Academy Award … Continue reading

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