Movie Watch – Das Tub

Das Tub is a delightful 4-minute short film from New Zealand that screened in the junior high package at our last fest. Director James Cunningham is the instructor of the Advanced 3D Productions course at Media Design School in Auckland and his students created 35 visual effects for this film. For a look at how they…

Browse the Trailers

The best way to get a sense of what a film is like is by watching the trailer.  While almost all feature films have a trailer, most short films don’t, but the following shorts in our program do, so here they are in alphabetical order.  As can be seen, there is a wide variety in…

Films Fossils & Fun

New to this year’s fest – our $40 Films, Fossils & Fun package for families.  Contact the GPLT Box Office to purchase this great package deal! It includes 4 ticket vouchers (2 adults and 2 students) to a film package of your choice (value $30) as well as a family day pass to the Eastlink…

Screenwriting Workshops

Los Angeles filmmaker and screenwriting consultant Michelle Steffes will teach 2 screenwriting workshops during the festival – a 2-day feature screenwriting workshop called Clubbing Inspiration ($125)  on Thursday and Friday, May 3-4 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and a 2-hour workshop called Writing Your Short Film ($25) at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 5th. …

2012 Tag Line and Poster

“We love short shorts.”  It was fest team member Adrian Tanasichuk who came up with this catchy theme for our 2012 festival.  And it was fest team member, photographer and designer Chris Beauchamp of Beauchamp Creative who came up with the visual concept and poster design.  Assisted on the photo shoot by fest team member…

Reel Shorts Sneak Preview

I love short films! Remarkably, they are like short stories. They pack a lot of “punch” in a limited amount of time. And you get to view a whole bunch in the same time you would view a full length feature film! On Saturday October 1, at 1:30 pm at Second Street Theatre, you will…

Call for Entries

I’m excited to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 6th Reel Shorts Film Festival.  The submission deadline is 4:30 pm on Thursday, December 15.  Details can be found on our Submit page. What can filmmakers expect from our festival?  It is to be expected that programmers are a little biased about their…