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2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in GP Sunday Monday Tuesday

The 16th Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour runs January 11-13 at the Douglas J. Cardinal Theatre at the GPRC (Grande Prairie Regional College) with a different line-up of films each night starting at 7:00 pm. This is a major … Continue reading

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3-day Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts Sunday

The 15th Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour runs January 12-14 at the Douglas J. Cardinal Theatre at the GPRC (Grande Prairie Regional College) with a different line-up of films each night at 7:00 pm. Hosted by the Wapiti Nordic … Continue reading

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HB wins CIFF’s Best Overall Youth Short Film

Congratulations to Director Nathan Fast (right) and the rest of the HB production team of (from left) Writer/Producer Imogen Pohl, Cinematographer Chillton Alstad, and Editor Mike Evans for winning the Calgary International Film Festival’s YYC (Youth by Youth Cinema) Best … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Peace Region filmmakers with films in CIFF and EIFF!

The Calgary International Film Festival opens Thur, Sep 19 and closes Sat, Sep 29. Our own festival-produced HB, created during the Youth Film Mentorship Project with the support of Encana and the Stanford Hotel, is competing in the Youth by … Continue reading

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Our Filmmakers at the Worldwide Short Film Festival

Every June I go to Toronto for the Worldwide Short Film Festival to pick films for next year’s fest, but this year’s trip was extra special because Scott Belyea and Scooter Corkle were there with their film Children of the … Continue reading

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour coming to town

For the 13th year, Jodi and Jason Henry of Valhalla Pure Outfitters will be bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to Grande Prairie at 7 pm on Sunday and Monday, January 15-16 at the Douglas J. Cardinal Theatre … Continue reading

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10 Tips For Submitting to Festivals

With our submission deadline of December 15 less than 2 weeks away, the number of short films I’ve looked at since our last fest has just passed the 500 mark and we’ve received over 100 submissions so far from 26 … Continue reading

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Film Selection Process

Since our 5th festival ended on May 8th, I’ve been busy trying to wrap up that festival while already starting to program our 6th festival which will be May 2-6, 2012. In June, I attended 2 of the largest shorts … Continue reading

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Film school – the $32,000 question

So you want to be a director. Does that mean tuition of $32,000 (or more) awaits you? Not necessarily, but let me digress for a moment. Trevor Anderson is the Edmonton Writer/Producer/Director of The High Level Bridge which was in … Continue reading

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