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Oscar Shorts on Feb 8

Test your Academy Award predicting abilities on Saturday, Feb 8 at the Oscar Shorts presented by Q99 and the Prairie Mall. Prizes to be won are valued at $700 including $300 in Prairie Mall gift cards! If you want to dress up in your red carpet finery for the 7:30 show, you could win one…


Award Winning Films to Watch

Enjoy several award-winning films from past Reel Shorts Film Festivals that are available to watch online! They were selected for the Audience Choice Award, Youth Audience Choice Award, or the juried awards for best animated, documentary, and live action shorts. There’s also a fest-produced youth film that won awards at two other festivals! Shown in…


2019 Award Winners

Congratulations to the award winners of the 2019 Reel Shorts Film Festival! These films were showcased in the Best of the Fest package presented by Big Country and the Sandman Hotel. For a pdf of the 48-page program, click here. Juried Awards Jury members (above from left) Evan DeRushie from Toronto, Scott Belyea from Vancouver,…

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$65 Fest Pass Available Now

No need to buy individual tickets! With a Fest Pass, you’re a VIP and have access to every screening, party, workshop, and panel taking place May 6-13. Check out the 48-page program pdf here. Buy Fest Pass Arrive at at least 20 minutes before start time to guarantee a seat. The reserved seats for pass…

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Stop-Motion Animation workshop May 4-5

Learn the refined and delicate art of making a giant bloopy mess, also known as stop-motion animation, in this two-day Stop-Motion Animation workshop the weekend of May 4-5 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. With support from Telefilm, it is offered in partnership with PRIMAA (Peace Region Independent Media Arts Association) and GPRC (Grande Prairie Regional College),…


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,…