Winners will attend Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in France
$5,000 prize for Best Short Film
TORONTO, April 12 /CNW/ - Air Canada's enRoute Film Festival today announced it is inviting Canadian film students and emerging
filmmakers to enter its fifth annual short film festival. Each year, a
jury selects the best short films and broadcasts them to a large
international audience on Air Canada's inflight entertainment system.
The winner of Best Short Film will receive a $5,000 cash prize courtesy of presenting sponsor Cineplex Entertainment. Other awards
include Achievement in Direction, Achievement in Cinematography, and
Achievement in Animation. All award winners will receive an exciting new destination prize to Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France.
Past jury members have included Jason Priestly, Denis Villeneuve, Donald
Sutherland, Alan Cumming, Dan Aykroyd and Rémy Girard, among many
others. This year's jury will be announced this summer.
Selected films will be broadcast on Air Canada's personal seatback
entertainment system on the Canadian Movies channel viewed by millions
of Air Canada customers around the world. A free public screening and
awards celebration will be held in Toronto at the end of the year to
honour the winners.
Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, May 31.
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About Air Canada's enRoute Magazine :
Air Canada's enRoute Magazine is published by Spafax, one of the world's leading custom publishers
and providers of in-flight media, with offices in eight cities around
the world. Spafax is a part of the specialist communications division
of WPP. http://enroute.aircanada.com/
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