Independent Shorts Showcase

  • Independent Shorts Showcase

Each year NBFF extends a call for submissions to independent filmmakers across Canada to showcase their short films on screen at the festival. This year we are proud to announce the selections of the NBFF programming committee of the following independent filmmakers to be featured in our shorts showcase for 2017. These films will play with feature films throughout the festival weekend, stay tuned for a schedule coming soon.

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Fix and Release
Screening with To the Orcas, With Love
Dir: Scott Dobson, Toronto
16 mins

Fix and Release explores a small turtle trauma centre in Peterborough Ontario Canada as it fights to even the odds for survival that freshwater turtles face in a modern world. This visually beautiful film shows turtles in a way that few have seen before.

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Line in the Sand
Screening with Kedi
Dir: Sandy McClennan, Huntsville
5 mins

Reflecting on divisions, double 8mm as 16mm film is my tool of choice. Picture and sound from my neighbourhood: a cinema du terroir.

 

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The Chair
Screening with Pscyho
Dir: Michael Blakey, Preston Carruthers, Barrie
10 mins

Having Stumbled across notes from his best friend, a victim of suicide, Cole embarks into the allegedly haunted Kandalore Woods looking for the truth.

 

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Dreamcoat Fantasy Theatre
Screening with Lucky
Dir: Kevin Hoffman, North Bay
15 mins

Dreamcoat Fantasy Theatre is a company that produces live musical theatre productions by children and for children in the North Bay Nipissing area. The film focuses on the value of live theatre experience for children.

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