Reel Shorts Film Festival

Date: May 6-13, 2019
Passes & Tickets: Passes will be available to purchase online in late March. Tickets will be available to purchase online in mid-April, or at the door for $1 more.

Filmmaker Insights

Dates: May 4-5 & 11-12, 2019
In partnership with PRIMAA, Reel Shorts will offer a two-day Stop Motion Animation workshop May 4-5 as well as workshops and a Creating Content for Kids panel May 11-12.

Evening & Weekend Film Packages

Film packages and films will be announced in mid-April.

School Program

Six film packages for schools ($6/person) are available to book by emailing Terry at terry@reelshorts.ca. School screenings may be booked from Monday to Friday, May 6-10 as well as Monday to Tues, May 13-14. Homeschooling families and members of the public are welcome to attend ($6/person admission at the door or at no additional charge with a Fest Pass).

Teachers on the programming team with experience teaching at these grade levels have recommended the films so they are age and curriculum appropriate. As the following screening times fill up, new screening times will be added. To get an idea of what the school program is like, check out the 2018 school program here.

More info on venues – GPLT (Grande Prairie Live Theatre) and the DJC (Douglas J. Cardinal Theatre at Grande Prairie Regional College) can be found at Venues.

Grade 1-3 – 9-12 short films (65-75 minutes)

  • Tues, May 7 @ 9:30am – DJC
  • Wed, May 8 @ 10:00am – GPLT
  • Mon, May 13 @ 1:00pm – GPLT

Grade 4-6 – 8-10 short films (75-85 minutes)

  • Mon, May 6 @ 9:30am – DJC
  • Tues, May 7 @ 1:00pm – GPLT

Grade 6-9 – 6-9 short films (80-95 minutes)

  • Mon, May 6 @ 12:30pm – DJC

Grade 9-12 Social Studies – 5-8 short films (95-120 minutes)

  • Wed, May 8 @ 9:30am – DJC

Grade 9-12 English/Languages – 6-9 short films (95-120 minutes)

  • Tues, May 7 @ 12:30pm – DJC
  • Wed, May 8 @ 12:30pm – DJC

Grade 9-12 French – 6-9 short films (95-120 minutes)

  • Thur, May 9 @ 9:30am – GPLT