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Fauve // Films de chez nous

Fauve

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Director Jeremy Comte’s heartfelt live action short portrays an innocent power game between two boys that escalates beyond their control. The film is a psychological thriller that places the[…]

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Guardsman // Featured Short

Guardsman

After falling through the collapsed ceiling of an abandoned Imperial guard training facility, Guardsman Raines wakes to find himself alone and separated from his squad deep in heart of enemy territory. A video game cinematic designer at EA Montreal, Richard Boylan is also the maker of the Warhammer 40K-inspired Helsearch[…]

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Frigid // Featured Short

FRIGID

Exhausted by her newborn, a first-time mother’s home becomes a trap as her husband’s sinister intentions emerge. Inspired by true events. Frigid is a terrifying little story inspired by true events. Directed by Joe Kicak (Must Kill Karl) who’s mother suffered from a debilitating bipolar disorder that began when he[…]

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4/4 // Featured Short Film

– 4/4 –

A woman retreats to a cabin to compose a piece of music only to be haunted by writers block. Films are often about tempo and beat, and able to find a rhythm to carry the audience. In 4/4, Kyle Sawyer set out to create that in the most literal of[…]

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Zsofika // Films de chez nous

Zsofika

A man returns home after dedicating his life to war. In the now abandoned house where he once was happy, he tries to reconnect with what was lost. Remorse fills the final moments of his life as his broken promise haunts his memories. At the origin of the project, there[…]

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Stories we Tell Ourselves // Featured Short

Stories We Tell Ourselves

A man copes with abstract feelings of loss and anxiety as a long-term relationship comes to an end. “Stories We Tell Ourselves” explores the abstract feelings of loss, the chaos of thoughts, and the anxiety that comes from the strangeness of time and memories fading away. The story is told[…]

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Must Kill Karl // Featured Short

Must Kill Karl

Everyone has “that” friend – the one who shows up uninvited, drinks all your booze, and hits on your girlfriend – who we all secretly hate. One night, a group of friends decide enough is enough and they must get rid of their friend Karl for good. ‘Must Kill Karl‘[…]

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8328 // Featured Short Film

8328

8328 is about an unexpected encounter between young Hugo and Raymond, to whom life has given few gifts… except a few wooden carvings. 8328, c’est une rencontre entre le petit Hugo et le grand Raymond, à qui la vie ne fait pas de cadeaux. À part des petites sculptures en[…]

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Your Mother And I // Featured Short Film

Your Mother and I

Johnna’s dad talks too much, and Johnna herself lives inside her head. ‘Your Mother and I’ looks at the small moments that belie the larger tensions between families and generations, whilst Johnna’s dad recounts all the ways he and his wife changed the world. Or so he says. Anna Maguire,[…]

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Split // Films de chez nous

Split

Two people recount their recent breakup, a love (and a screen) split in two. Made in Montréal. Director’s Statement Many breakups are a little like a crossroad, two people suddenly realising they are going in different directions. A shared experience being split into two distinct ones is at the core[…]

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