Rialia

Director: Suri Parmar, Nevin Douglas ·

An obsessed gamer and his friend build the perfect virtual city but can’t escape their less-than-perfect relationships.

Billy’s Behemoth Blast

Director: Josh Owen ·

Nova Scotia gets blasted by accident while baby Billy is in his crib during the infamous Halifax Explosion.

Giant Child

Director: Camila De Guzman ·

A deceased child refuses the call into the afterlife in hopes of comforting her grieving mother.

How You Turned into a Fish

Director: Jenna Marks ·

A poetic animated painting exploring the ideas of grief and time.

Music Box

Director: Mostafa Keshvari ·

A ballerina dances in a music box to other people’s tunes as she struggles to find her own voice.

Him

Director: Lorna Kirk ·

Hand-drawn charcoal drawings movingly depict the loneliness and bewilderment of a child seeking safety in a war zone.

The Urge 2 – It Lies Within

Director: Christopher Angus ·

During a bizarre series of events, a vampire discovers that harmless forest creatures, and even his own body, have turned against him. 

Theckathil & the Gnomes

Director: Jake Kent ·

A tale about a man whose unsuccessful and mundane career choices are remedied by his cat.

Kreb

Director: Tim Tracey ·

A faceless factory worker fuses nature and technology until he discovers a dark truth.

Raven Goes Fishing

Director: Daniel Foreman ·

Raven has adventures and encounters new friends as he fishes in the ocean, on the sea shore and in forest streams.

The Bakebook

Director: Suri Parmar ·

A modern-day animated fairytale in which a woman overcomes the disappearance of her lover through her passion for baking.

DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver

Director: Kjell Boersma ·

Join Kit the eager beaver on an odyssey through four seasons in a Canadian forest as she learns about compassion, failure, survival and community.