Three new films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival from directors Alysse Leite-Rogers, S. Siobhan McCarthy and Gilad Lippa.
Tipped | Comedy, 13:48, English, BC, 2019 | Director: Alysse Leite-Rogers
A waitress reaches her tipping point with a difficult table and serves up her own dish of revenge.
Red Eye | Drama, 13:00, English, BC, 2018 | Director: S. Siobhan McCarthy
On Christmas Eve Santa’s Helper, Angela, drives her estranged daughter to the airport to catch the red eye flight home to Angela’s ex-husband. On the car ride she reveals the truth about her past mistakes and why he took their daughter on Christmas Day 16 years ago.
Do you believe in Santa?
Undeveloped | Experimental, 10:44, English, ON, 2019 | Director: Gilad Lippa
A surreal parable doubling as a psychological horror film. Undeveloped is the story of a girl who wakes up to mysterious cards sliding into her room with one-word instructions for her to dress up for a Polaroid camera and then send the developed picture back out.
Prompted by visions of a dream-world in which she seems free to be herself, along with the looming presence of a dark, invasive force, she seeks liberation.
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The NSI Online Short Film Festival is a year-round Canadian short film showcase with new films added every week. Since launching in 2008, the festival has awarded over $125K to Canadian media artists. Over 1,000 films are available to watch in the archives.
The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Festival Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Corus Entertainment, CBC Gem, Super Channel; Award Sponsors A&E Television Networks, Directors Guild of Canada; and Industry Partner the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.