New in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Fest: Consolation Prize + Driftwood

It’s a dad-themed week in the NSI Online Short Film Festival with films from directors Todd Kipp and Chris Barnard.

Consolation Prize

Watch Consolation Prize in the NSI Online Short Film Festival

Consolation Prize | Drama, 11:30, English, AB, 2014 | Director: Todd Kipp

A deadbeat dad living among a wasteland of wrecked vehicles tries to reconnect with his son over a surprise weekend visit.


Watch Driftwood in the NSI Online Short Film Festival

Driftwood | Drama, 14:25, English, ON, 2013 | Director: Chris Barnard

A single father searches for his runaway son as he grapples with his declining mental state.

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Call for films / deadline this Friday (Dec. 11)

We’re accepting short film submissions until December 11. If your film is programmed, you have a chance of winning up to $4,750 in cash awards. We accept films released after January 1, 2010.

Your film must be less than 30 mins long. Drama, comedy, animation, documentary, sci-fi, horror, music video and experimental are all eligible and must be made by a Canadian writer, director or producer. There is no submission fee. Films must be available online (YouTube or Vimeo) for viewing by the selection committee.

Submit your film(s) by Friday, December 11, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. CST.

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The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Presenting Sponsor Shaw Media; Festival Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Netflix, Entertainment One and Super Channel; Award Sponsors Blue Ant Media, A&E Television Networks and The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation; and Industry Partner Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

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