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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Play // Daily Short Picks

Play

In the near future, a man enters a coffee shop. He asks for his usual: a private booth hidden from everyone’s sight. He waits anxiously for someone… but what is really happening here? An unsettling science-fiction tale about augmented reality. Director’s Notes The germ of the idea for the short[…]

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The Final Act of Joey Jumbler // Films de chez nous

The Final Act of Joey Jumbler

A party clown has nothing to smile about. Director’s Statement The idea for my film was inspired by the real life story of my main actor, Alain Boucher, whom I had worked with on my first short film, “Mirage“. During the shoot Alain confessed that he was a single parent[…]

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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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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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4 Weeks // Films de chez nous

4 Weeks – hoodies at night x KROY

Director Thibaut Duverneix makes a visual take on a relationship with an expiry date. The video expresses what happens at the end of this four weeks. It reveals the pain of letting someone into your life then letting them go on purpose. The sexy mini film toys with infidelity, dance,[…]

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A Love Story // Daily Short Picks

A Love Story

This is a love story. A Story like all the other, between a wolf and a fish. A whimsical short animated film about a young werewolf and a fish-headed girl and their incongruous love story.

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