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10 short films created in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.
Take a look at our community through the eyes of filmmakers, dancers, lovers, and dreamers. Curated by
Nhân Trần and Brendan Butt.

$5 advance tickets (+tx & fees) or $10 at the door

  Across The Universe  Daniel Patterson & Randy Kelly (3:07) A poetic exploration of love and belonging, of poverty and inspiration.

Across The Universe Daniel Patterson & Randy Kelly (3:07)
A poetic exploration of love and belonging, of poverty and inspiration.

  Dance Your Blues   Heidi Vandenbroeke (11:27) Meet Ottawa's blues dancers. Why do people like the dance, and how is a community formed around it?

Dance Your Blues Heidi Vandenbroeke (11:27)
Meet Ottawa's blues dancers. Why do people like the dance, and how is a community formed around it?

  Taimani (At That Time)  Jocelyn Piirainen (3:15) 'Taimani' is an innuinaqtun word roughly translating to 'at that time'. Time flies by. Hours pass...but life is captured by the still image in between, and it is part of my memories.

Taimani (At That Time) Jocelyn Piirainen (3:15)
'Taimani' is an innuinaqtun word roughly translating to 'at that time'. Time flies by. Hours pass...but life is captured by the still image in between, and it is part of my memories.

  LOLA, THE WIND  Izabel Barsive (10:14)  I was the figure in the landscape The elements called me to dance I did not think, I only moved That was all I needed . Exploring with poetry, through a choreography improvised, a transformation, filmed with a digital pinhole camera.

LOLA, THE WIND Izabel Barsive (10:14)
I was the figure in the landscape The elements called me to dance I did not think, I only moved That was all I needed. Exploring with poetry, through a choreography improvised, a transformation, filmed with a digital pinhole camera.

  the art of the morning  Nathan Hauch (5:41) A lyrical look at how one person prepares for the day ahead, savouring each moment.

the art of the morning Nathan Hauch (5:41)
A lyrical look at how one person prepares for the day ahead, savouring each moment.

  Happiest Ever After  Julie Zhu (10:12) Princess Ana always wanted a family. With three suitors and the help of her fairy godmother, she's bound to find her prince.

Happiest Ever After Julie Zhu (10:12)
Princess Ana always wanted a family. With three suitors and the help of her fairy godmother, she's bound to find her prince.

  Take a Chance  Nick Allan (5:35) Trying out the new scratch lottery - Will they win or lose?

Take a Chance Nick Allan (5:35)
Trying out the new scratch lottery - Will they win or lose?

  Spectrum  Ramin Kanjani (10:39) Waking up from a delightful dream, a nondescript citizen finds himself irredeemably able to see what is decreed forbidden...

Spectrum Ramin Kanjani (10:39)
Waking up from a delightful dream, a nondescript citizen finds himself irredeemably able to see what is decreed forbidden...

  Virtuose  Les Concentrations Danse, Cinéma et Télévision (3:00) Un projet de danse pour écran tourné entièrement sur pellicule 16mm pour et par des jeunes.

Virtuose Les Concentrations Danse, Cinéma et Télévision (3:00)
Un projet de danse pour écran tourné entièrement sur pellicule 16mm pour et par des jeunes.

  When I See You  Claudia Carino & James Ramsay (16:22) Tired of putting her girlfriend ahead of her stifled dance career, Kira accepts an opportunity to be a featured dancer in New York City. But when her zealous girlfriend, Bea, unexpectedly opposes the change, Kira must hastily choose between her relationship or her career.

When I See You Claudia Carino & James Ramsay (16:22)
Tired of putting her girlfriend ahead of her stifled dance career, Kira accepts an opportunity to be a featured dancer in New York City. But when her zealous girlfriend, Bea, unexpectedly opposes the change, Kira must hastily choose between her relationship or her career.

 

COMMUNITY SCREENING

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We go into our 15th year of Digi60 celebrating local filmmakers and talent. To do this, we are looking for filmmakers and media artists to submit their short films to the festival to screen in a special community block. All selected filmmakers will receive an artist fee.

What kind of films are we looking for??

  • Locally made/produced (Ottawa-Gatineau)

  • Shorts under or around 15 mins (any genre or medium)

  • Films that haven’t screened at Digi60 before

Deadline: November 15th, 2018. Submission cost: Free
Notification Date: December 5th, 2018 Screening: December 22nd, 2018

SUBMIT YOUR SHORT FILM!

Deadline has passed. Good luck to the filmmakers who submitted! Selected films will be announced December 5th, 2018.