Accidentals // Daily Short Picks

Accidentals

During a tense road trip from Toronto to Montreal, an estranged father and daughter come to terms with their frayed relationship as they each limp towards the realization that neither of them is doing okay on their own. Director’s Statement As women, our relationship with our father is one of[…]

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Marguerite // Interview

An Interview with Oscar Nominee Marianne Farley on Marguerite

Marianne Farley’s heartfelt film Marguerite shares a long forgotten love story and stars Béatrice Picard (Les Jeunes Loups), alongside Sandrine Bisson (1991). This wonderful French-Canadian film is about an ageing woman and her nurse who develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her[…]

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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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Squad Leader TD-73028 Soliloquy // Daily Short Pick

Squad Leader TD-73028 Soliloquy

To be or not to be: Star Wars meets Shakespeare. Hamlet’s famous soliloquy is presented as the inner voice of a Stormtrooper, demonstrating the way Shakespeare’s language still echoes down to us through the centuries and remains as relevant today as ever—not to mention as well in a galaxy far,[…]

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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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Cheveux Sacrés by Mario Morin

Mario Morin on his Award Winning Short Film CHEVEUX SACRÉS

Director Mario Morin’s Sacred Hair shares the story of a young boy’s innocent curiosity lifting him beyond the insidious confines of prejudice and showing how the essence of two diametrically opposed individuals are the same. This wonderful film took home the Best Live Action Oscar-qualifying award at the Cleveland International Film Festival,[…]

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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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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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Men's Bridge // Daily Short Pick

Mei’s Bridge

Forced into an American high school by her parents, an isolated foreign student becomes attracted to her only friend, her female English tutor.

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Night Walk // Daily Short Picks

Night Walk

A software engineer is experiencing psychological distress as his relationship falls apart. – Un génie logiciel éprouve une détresse psychologique alors que sa relation s’effondre.

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