Visit Grande Prairie for the 2019 Festival!

Grande Prairie (population 69,000) is 464 km northwest of Edmonton on Highway 43, about a 4.5-hour drive. As the centre of the region, it supports a surrounding population of 260,000 people. Flights to Grande Prairie Both WestJet and Air Canada offer daily direct flights between YQU (Grande Prairie Airport) and YEG (Edmonton International Airport) and…

2019 Frantic48

2019 Frantic48 April 12-14

Calling all Peace Region filmmakers – the chance to make a 2-6 minute film during an adrenaline-filled weekend is here! Presented by Decca Industries and The Distillery Film Company, the 6th Frantic48 is a collaboration between PRIMAA (Peace Region Independent Media Arts Association) and the Reel Shorts Film Festival. Grab some friends, form a team,…

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October Filmmaking & Workshop Weekends

Develop your skills as a filmmaker during a filmmaking weekend in Grande Prairie Oct 12-14 for youth ages 16-24, a 48-hour filmmaking challenge anywhere in the Peace Region Oct 19-21 for youth and adult teams, and a Producer Accelerator weekend in Red Deer Oct 20-21 for emerging and mid-level producers! Make a Film in a…

Submissions Open for 2019 Fest

We are grateful to all the filmmakers and distributors who submitted their films to our 2018 festival: 5,352 submissions were received from 129 countries. In addition, 367 other films were considered for a total of 5,719 short films from which we selected 80 to share with our audiences. It was a fantastic program! For more…

Script Boot Camp

FREE workshop for emerging screenwriters, producers, and filmmakers Saturday, September 22, 9:00am – 5:00pm Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre, 11633 100 Street, Grande Prairie Workshop Leader: Lila Z Rose LIMITED TO 20 REGISTRANTS! This game-changing narrative screenwriting workshop is presented by ESIO (Edmonton Screen Industries Office) with support from TELUS STORYHIVE to enhance the storytelling…

Shoot for Reel - Aeternitas

Shoot for Reel – Aeternitas

Want to learn filmmaking by working on a real film set in Grande Prairie? We are excited to offer the 2018 Shoot for Reel made possible with support from Community Futures, the City of Grande Prairie, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1, and the Swan City Rotary Club. During this 5-day internship training program,…