Gotta Minute Film Festival


Gotta Minute on the LRT & CTrain

That’s all it takes to watch a One Minute Silent Short film from the week-long GOTTA MINUTE program of Shorts running every 5 minutes on PATTISON Onestop platform screens throughout Edmonton Transit’s LRT system – and Calgary’s CTrain system. Public Art on Public Transit in Public Space. PATTISON Onestop and the Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) are delighted to bring this festival of outstanding Media Art to the Edmonton & Calgary Public and to viewers far and wide. The program will include dramatic, documentary, animated and experimental short films by seasoned and emerging filmmakers. GOTTA MINUTE is designed to capture and cultivate the hearts and minds of film lovers “on the go”.





Gotta Minute Online

You’ve got “A Festival in your Pocket”!  If you miss our shows in transit, you can always pick them up Online at Gottaminutefilmfestival.com. The full program is mounted on the website to enjoy during the festival and throughout the year at your leisure.  Share the online program with your friends and VOTE for your favourite short [One Vote/day/device(ip)].


Gotta Minute Screening Rooms


DATE: November 4th-10th, 2019



Film lovers can also view the entire Gotta Minute program at select EPL branches.

METRO CINEMA (8712 109 St NW)

Stop by Metro Cinema to watch Gotta Minute films on their lobby screen Monday through Wednesday of the festival week.

Gotta Minute at YYC


A select program of Shorts from Albertan filmmakers will screen during the festival week on PATTISON Onestop screens in the Calgary International Airport. A little viewing pleasure for world travelers.

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Co-Produced by



PATTISON Outdoor Advertising is Canada’s largest Out-of-Home advertising company. PATTISON Onestop, a division of PATTISON Outdoor, is a world leader in the development and operation of Digital Out-of-Home Media (DOOH) for mass transit, mall, retail, hospitality, residential, office, and outdoor environments. PATTISON Onestop digital screens can be found throughout Edmonton Transit’s LRT system and Calgary’s CTrain system.

The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA)

FAVA has been serving the Edmonton and Northern Alberta media arts community for over 30 years. As an artist run, not-for-profit, charitable society, FAVA exists to facilitate and support the creation, exhibition and distribution of independent film, video and media art in Northern Alberta. The spirit of community collaboration is strong at FAVA, and FAVA embraces the opportunity to work with our business and community partners to bring the Gotta Minute Film Festival to Edmonton and Calgary. FAVA is the proud creator of FAVA TV, an Online Screening Room of curated videos designed to promote and expand upon the distribution and access to Film and Video Works within our community.