Student Showcase

  • Student Showcase

Each year NBFF selects a showcase of short film submissions from student filmmakers across the globe. Look for these outstanding films screening before our feature selections.

The Quiet
10 mins
Dir: Radheya Jegatheva
School: Curtin University, Perth, Australia

When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realization.


8 mins
Dir: Austin Lindsay
School: Widdifield Secondary School, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
An elderly man, after spending his entire life in isolation, decides to go and find love.


A Night In, A Night Out
6 mins
Dir: Dhane Taylor
School: Columbia University, New York, USA

A grieving father and husband copes with cooking.


Building Oasis
4 mins
Dir: Vanessa Tignanelli
School: Loyalist College

The story of a young man fulfilling a childhood dream as he moves into adulthood, trying to find the balance between two contrasting lifestyles.


5:30 mins
Dir: Szu-Wei Chen
School: Columbia University, New York, USA

A Chinese couple tricks a lost Chinese woman into believing they can’t speak Chinese.