NSI Online Short Film Festival

NSI Online Short Film Festival

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Start Month: September


Description

The NSI Online Short Film Festival is a year-round short film fest run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI).
Submissions must be Canadian. This means the writer, director or producer must be Canadian.
We add new films to our website every week of the year.
We promote each new selection of films in our e-newsletter, on Facebook and Twitter – a potential audience of around 15,000.


Submission Requirements:

Your film must:
– be made by a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. This means the writer, director or producer must be Canadian
– be less than 30 minutes (the shorter the better)
– have been released after January 1, 2011
– fit one of the following genres: drama, comedy, experimental, animation, sci-fi, horror, music video or documentary
– be available on YouTube/Vimeo
– be created by filmmakers aged 18 years or over.

Submission Deadline: September



Fees:

With the help of an independent jury, NSI currently presents these awards four times a year with the exception of the Blue Ant Media Documentary Award which is presented twice a year.
*Films, filmmakers and actors from Quebec are not eligible for these awards.
(1) A&E Short Filmmakers Award* ($1,250 CA) for best film
(2) Brian Linehan Actors Award* ($1,000 CA) for best performance by a lead actor
(3) Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award* ($1,000 CA) for best film by a female director
(4) Blue Ant Media Documentary Award ($1,500 CA) for best documentary (presented twice a year)
All NSI Online Short Film Festival winners throughout the year will receive a complimentary Friend membership for the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television – this membership can be upgraded to voting for $50 CA (if eligible).
*Films, filmmakers and actors from Quebec are not eligible for these awards.

Awards / Prizes:

With the help of an independent jury, NSI currently presents these awards four times a year with the exception of the Blue Ant Media Documentary Award which is presented twice a year.
*Films, filmmakers and actors from Quebec are not eligible for these awards.
(1) A&E Short Filmmakers Award* ($1,250 CA) for best film
(2) Brian Linehan Actors Award* ($1,000 CA) for best performance by a lead actor
(3) Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award* ($1,000 CA) for best film by a female director
(4) Blue Ant Media Documentary Award ($1,500 CA) for best documentary (presented twice a year)
All NSI Online Short Film Festival winners throughout the year will receive a complimentary Friend membership for the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television – this membership can be upgraded to voting for $50 CA (if eligible).
*Films, filmmakers and actors from Quebec are not eligible for these awards.

Contact: Liz Hover (website@nsi-canada.ca)

Website: http://www.nsi-canada.ca/film-festival/

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