2016 Full Program

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September 26th.

 September 26th: ALONE TOGETHER

Contest Ended

Giovanni Torraco, Milan Italy
Doc / Creative Non-fiction
The things we give up can became extremely useful for others.
So, even an abandoned locomotive can be home for an homeless.
 
 

Catherine Dubois, Edmonton AB
Experimental
Snippets of my life overlaid with each other to propose new meaning.
 
 
 
 

Koni Macdonald, Edmonton AB
Experimental
This quirky film hints that a wonky traffic security camera has captured an energetic woman dancing to the beat of her own drum.
 
 
 

Valerie LeBlanc, Moncton NB
Experimental
This video performance is an experiment in ‘Mise en abyme’, the infinity effect.
production assistance:
Daniel H. Dugas
video:
Valerie LeBlanc, 2016

Amit Giri, Guwahati India
Live Action
The film is an abstract version of how a child looses itself while it confronts the real world, a complete contrast of world it aspires.

Anthony Goetz & Robert Latte, Vancouver BC
Live Action
A day in the life of a young woman and a young man on opposite sides of the world.
Valerie LeBlanc, 2016

September 27th.

September 27th: CHANGES

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Henning Lederer, Essen Germany
Animation (Kids Program)
Please welcome Ernest!
Illustration: Robert S. Hanson (www.robertsamuelhanson.com)
Animation: Henning M. Lederer (www.led-r-r.net)
Music (part of the original version): Andy McNeill (www.andymcneill.com)

LINES by Adolfo Ruiz, Edmonton AB
Animation/Creative Non-Fiction (Kids Program)
This film illustrates the lines connecting past and present, revealed through ancestral trails and oral history shared during my ongoing creative collaboration on Tlicho lands.

Shannon Hunt, Edmonton AB
Live Action
A woman busies about her home in preparation for a family visit but receives a message that they cannot make it this year.

Konrad Puchalski, Zielona Gora Poland
Live Action
This is just another day in the Polish village. For this boy every , each one of them is valuable.
 

Linnea Ritland, Vancouver BC
Experimental (Kids Program)
A musing on change. Inspired by Bonobo’s song “Stay the Same”.

Saman Hosseinpuor, Sanandaj Iran
Live Action
A girl’s walk to school gets interrupted, with ironic results.

September 28th.

September 28th: MYSTERIOUS FORCES

Christine Miller, Edmonton AB
Animation Experimental
DRUIDS is a magical journey behind the veil into a primeval forest where green matter organizes into light and infuses trees with spirit.
 

KING DANCE by Carlito Ghioni. Edmonton AB
Animation (Kids Program)
A formal ceremony at the king palace is stormed by an unusual couple of musicians and dee-jays – transforming the royal family into stage stars

Andrew O’Connor, Hamilton ON
Animation Experimental
We are become part of that unfeeling universe that sleeps when we are at our quickest and burns red when we lie asleep.

Cameron Contain, Edmonton AB
Live Action
A man begins his morning by finding clarity.
 
 

Demmi Dupri, Edmonton AB
Animation
Lost footage found of Frederic The Great!! Fred Watch his magic on this rare 8mm film reel!
 

Nil Lasquety, Edmonton AB
Animation (Kids Program)
Super is based on the imagination of a boy who gets carried away. It’s not until his mother calls him to eat that he returns.

September 29th.

September 29th: OUT & ABOUT

Zoe Slusar, Black Diamond AB
Live Action
Life is made for wandering. Follow two young people on their day of laughter, skateboarding, pancakes and enjoying each other’s presence.

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Sylvain Beyries, Lancaster Park AB
Documentary Creative Non-Fiction
Bruges or Brugge, city of Belgium, World Heritage Site of UNESCO. A one minute in this very busy touristic area but amazingly beautiful!

John Osborne, Edmonton AB
Animation Experimental
A man walks through parks and city streets. Real images, special effects and animation are combined to create a dreamlike yet almost real landscape.

Christina Ienna, Toronto ON
Live Action Experimental
A series of small moments.
Daniel H. Dugas
 
 

Linnea Ritland, Vancouver BC
Live Action
Life is hard for a dog.
 
 

Saman Hosseinpuor, Sanandaj Iran
Live Action (Kids Program)
They’ve ran out of water and there’s no water for the fish. But with the help of the man they find water.

September 30th.

September 30th: SIGNS & SYMBOLS

Heather Noel, Edmonton AB
Experimental
A DIY 16mm haptic journey through the thought reservoir.

Joachim Waibel, Vancouver BC
Doc / Creative Non-fiction
International Television Transmission Signals and Broadcasts of the late 20th Century

Joachim Wabble, Vancouver BC
Creative Non-Fiction (Kids Program)
The shaping of facial hair, Bearding, a Self-portrait
 

Christopher Bugg & Shawn Kinley, Calgary AB
Live Action
A Hero must decide between a book and a phone for entertainment, however one of them is harboring a dark secret!

Sylvain Beyries, Lancaster Park AB
Animation
In a creative process sometimes an idea will take off and may go far beyond any expectations.

Paulina Twardzik, Edmonton AB
Live Action Doc (Kids Program)
Adventures of a girl and a hat and those who want it.
 

October 1st.

October 1st: CONNECTIONS

Alex Boldt, Onoway AB
Animation
A guy (or gal) confesses feelings to a friend, who reacts accordingly.
 
 

Laurel Beckman, Santa Barbara CA
Animation Experimental
The video poetically addresses the relationship between the brain, the mind (consciousness), and affect; featuring the neurocentric quest to map otherwise elusive feelings.

Jessica Pryer, Edmonton AB
Doc / Creative Non-fiction
The remains that continue to burn in a dying fire.

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Handuo Zhang, Vancouver BC
Experimental
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Neil Bryan, Edmonton AB
Animation (Kids Program)
A short film exploring the fascinating life and habits of the rare aquatic Shell-Piglet.
Shell-piglets created by E.J. Bryan

Joshua Leftwich, Sante Fe NM
Live Action
A simple story of revenge and paper airplanes
 
 

 

Kids Selected Program

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Henning Lederer, Essen Germany
Animation (Kids Program)
Please welcome Ernest!
Illustration: Robert S. Hanson (www.robertsamuelhanson.com)
Animation: Henning M. Lederer (www.led-r-r.net)
Music (part of the original version): Andy McNeill (www.andymcneill.com)

Joachim Wabble, Vancouver BC
Creative Non-Fiction (Kids Program)
The shaping of facial hair, Bearding, a Self-portrait
 

Linnea Ritland, Vancouver BC
Experimental (Kids Program)
A musing on change. Inspired by Bonobo’s song “Stay the Same”.

Neil Bryan, Edmonton AB
Animation (Kids Program)
A short film exploring the fascinating life and habits of the rare aquatic Shell-Piglet.
Shell-piglets created by E.J. Bryan

Saman Hosseinpuor, Sanandaj Iran
Live Action (Kids Program)
They’ve ran out of water and there’s no water for the fish. But with the help of the man they find water.

Nil Lasquety, Edmonton AB
Animation (Kids Program)
Super is based on the imagination of a boy who gets carried away. It’s not until his mother calls him to eat that he returns.

Paulina Twardzik, Edmonton AB
Live Action Doc (Kids Program)
Adventures of a girl and a hat and those who want it.
 

Saman Hosseinpuor, Sanandaj Iran
Live Action
A girl’s walk to school gets interrupted, with ironic results.