US / Canada / Mexico / 2015 / 64 mins
Hosted by: Adam Boyd, Director of SpIFF
Filmmakers scheduled to attend: Andrew Beyer (Slide), Ben Thompson (Litter Bugz) and Travis Lien (Trio) are scheduled to attend
Whether there’re young, students, or just new to film scene, the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase presented by Terrain and SpIFF features several short films by artists just begining their filmmaking careers. Q & A to follow the screening.
US / 2015 / 11 mins
Directed by Benjamin Thompson
Conflict arises between Jaime and Guy, self-proclaimed litter artists, when Jaime tries to include Sophie, his girlfriend, in their artistic excursions
My Favourite Season
Canada / 2015 / 13 mins
Directed by Liz Cairns
After kicking off Grade 7 with the first “F” of her life, Nell hopes to find solace in pancakes. She and her best friend Angie just need to track down one last ingredient.
Penny’s for Tea
Canada / 2015 / 8 mins
Directed by Sophie Jarvis
A tea-time get-together between old friends reveals the seedy indiscretions within the group.
US / 2015 / 6 mins
Directed by Andrew Beyer
One man faces his fears in an effort to overcome his insecurities.
The Teacher and the Flower
Mexico / 2015 / 9 mins
Directed by Daniel Irabien
In a selfish and violent world, where everyone is against everyone, a teacher finds refuge taking care of a delicate flower, to which he tells his dreams and desires. Nevertheless, one day he stumbles upon a pretty young woman, and falls in love with her. Without money and not much else to offer, he decides to give this young woman his most precious possession in an attempt to win her heart.
US / 2015 / 7 mins
Directed by Travis Lien
Three music students, one night in the practice rooms, zero soundproofing.
US / 2015 / 10 mins
Directed by Samuel Wolfe
A young couple contracts a mysterious ailment, forcing them to make a difficult decision.