Recent Submissions

  • A Collage Barbarous 

    Zhao, Ruobing (2021-11-15)
    A Collage Barbarous is a short experimental film that navigates a voyage of exile and femininity, and drifts towards the embodied experience of traveling between worlds. On a train moving through Sichuan, the traveling ...
  • Currents / Perpendicolare Avanti 

    Foglia, Federica (2021-11-15)
    Currents / Perpendicolare Avanti is a camera-less, hand-made, 16mm film collage based on Federica Foglia's experience as an immigrant to Canada. The film explores the dynamics of inhabiting the in-between space of multiple ...
  • The Places We Lived 

    Marchant, Jean-Pierre (2021-11-15)
    The Places We Lived uses JP Marchants large archive of his parents' Super8 and digital home movies from the mid-1970s to late 1990s to grapple with the hopes, dreams, and disappointments of two South American immigrants ...
  • Who's Your Guru 

    Alexander, Nicole Alexandra (2021-11-15)
    Forgiveness expert Claire Dupont gets her big break when shes invited to "Whos Your Guru" (the biggest life coach conference of the year) after going viralbut only because she lost her cool when host Jasmine Lee brought ...
  • In the jasmine vines 

    El-Omari, Nada (2021-07-06)
    in the jasmine vines is an experimental film portrait of a relationship to home and relatives. Within a discourse between El-Omari and her grandfather, as the yearning for home becomes a part of the home, their personal ...
  • Before You Go 

    Joudaki, Bita (2021-07-06)
    Before You Go is a 13-minute essay film exploring the relationship between immigration, memory, personal identity, and how it relates to a larger Canadian narrative. Approaching this film using a hybrid process, Before ...
  • Emergence 

    Mungo, Mark Julian Adam (2020-11-13)
    Emergence is a feature-length coming-of-age and science-fiction screenplay set between 2044 and 2059 in Canada and a settlement on Mars. The story follows Nate Ein, a prodigy in computational neuroscience, who loses his ...
  • Between Us 

    Scott-Grimes, Cailleah Wyn (2020-11-13)
    Between Us is a short film set in rural Japan about the strains and intimacies between a local transgender man and his queer Canadian partner in an unexpected encounter at the local hot springs. The story, while fictional, ...
  • Lipko Park 

    Dunnison, James Lee (2020-11-13)
    My thesis is the pilot script, series bible and episode two treatment for a six-part television murder mystery entitled Lipko Park. JOE has been burdened with the care of his mentally ill, bedridden father, MAX LIPKO. Max ...
  • Retributive Minds 

    Mohit, Mehrtash (2020-08-11)
    Retributive Minds is a narrative short film in which Javid, an Iranian living abroad, returns to his home country to mourn the sudden death of his sister. Throughout this film, we understand that his sister has been the ...
  • Dr.B 

    Cortes, Alejandro Coronado (2020-08-11)
    Dr. B. is a 40-minute portrait film that reflects on the documentary process by focusing on the life of Juan Blechen (the Dr.), a charming 72-year-old Mexican-American, self-appointed warrior who idealizes indigenous Mexican ...
  • Promise Me 

    Duke, Alison Jan (2020-08-11)
    Inspired by true events, Promise Me is a neorealistic fiction film that centers on Charlie Thomas (15), who is facing the reality that her mother Yolanda Thomas (40) is dying from the complications of living with HIV and ...
  • Still Processing 

    Romvari, Sophy (2020-05-11)
    A box of stunning family photos unearthed from storage and unseen for decades awakens lost memories as they are viewed for the first time on camera. Part narrative family drama and part personal essay film, Still Processing ...
  • The 5% 

    Hickox, Toni Alexandra (2020-05-11)
    "The 5% is a film that reflects on the true stories of deaf individuals. The filmmaker, Alexandra Hickoxs intent is to leave the audience with thoughts and questions after watching, and to consider deaf individuals actual ...
  • Worth 

    Moaphi, Meelad (2020-05-11)
    Set in a remote Pakistani village, 'Worth' is a 13-minute fiction film about a poor widower who, due to an impending threat to his and his familys lives, decides to sell his infant son and use the money to escape with his ...
  • Daffodils 

    Benson, Adrien Alexander (2020-05-11)
    Abstract Daffodils is a 19-minute narrative comedy about two estranged siblings who reconnect over the course of a robbery-gone-wrong. When Martha falls into heavy debt following a break-up, she tricks her brother Frank, ...
  • Retrograde 

    Murray, Adrian Burke Archer (2020-05-11)
    Retrograde is a feature film screenplay that follows a disagreement between a police officer and a young woman who hold different interpretations of an incident leading to a traffic citation. After a jarring interaction ...
  • Point and Line to Plane 

    Bohdanowicz, Sofia Catherine (2020-05-11)
    "Point and Line to Plane" is an 18-minute short film which depicts the psychosis that can arise when an individual attempts to extract meaning from an intense loss. Stemming from Joan Didion and Sigmund Freuds theories of ...
  • The Scent 

    Pakdel, Farhad (2019-11-22)
    The Scent is a short fiction film following Sarah, who is in a relationship with Jake, a PhD student in art history, and works as an intern for a business firm. It unfolds as a flashback. Jake fetishizes Sarahs back and ...
  • Our House 

    Bayani, Susan (2019-11-22)
    Our House is a short socio-political drama about Anahita, an Iranian refugee in Toronto, who runs into the man who brutally murdered her parents at their home in Tehran years ago. Despite Anahitas attempts in the past to ...

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