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…

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…

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…

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…

Submission Deadline is Dec 16

With less than 3 weeks remaining until our submission deadline of Dec 16 for the next Reel Shorts Film Festival May 7-11, 2014, we’ve received 282 submissions. There’s usually a big batch that come in just before the deadline and our programming team is eager for more! New this year is that we’re accepting online…

Sneak Preview of 2014 Fest

FREE SCREENING! Friday, Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm Grande Prairie Live Theatre Life is short. So are films. See nine of the films that will be in our 2014 fest. Celebrate the world premiere of a Grande Prairie film while exploring the globe with cinematic delights from Canada, the US, Europe, and Iran. Enjoy a…

Call for Submissions for 8th fest

Calling all filmmakers! We are accepting submissions until midnight on Monday, December 16. Submission details can be found on our Submit page. We don’t charge a submission fee and we pay screening fees for selected films. For our 2013 fest, we received 365 submissions from 41 countries and considered another 619 films that were seen…