2013 jury announced including Wendy Crewson, Sarah Gadon, Evan Goldberg
MONTREAL, July 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada's enRoute Film Festival today announced it will showcase emerging Canadian short film talent on
Air Canada flights around the world from August 1 to December 31, 2013.
All 16 selected shorts will be announced at a free public screening at
the Scotiabank Theatre in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday July 31 at 7
Millions of Air Canada passengers will be able to view the selected
short films on their personal seatback in-flight entertainment system
and online at enRoutefilm.com. Passengers and movie lovers alike will
have the chance to vote for their favourite film to win the People's
Choice Award. Voting will start in August on enRoutefilm.com.
The films will compete to win prizes for Best Short Film, Achievement in
Direction, Achievement in Cinematography, and Achievement in Animation.
A free public screening of the finalist films will be held in Toronto
on Wednesday November 6 at the Varsity Cinema. Prizes will be presented
immediately following the screening, at an invitation-only awards
celebration at Panorama Bar (55 Bloor Street West). A public screening
and special filmmakers' event will also be held at the Centre Phi in
Montreal in early November.
Once again this year, a star-studded jury will select the winners, who will each receive an all-inclusive trip
for two to the Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah, courtesy
of Air Canada. The winner of Best Short Film will also receive $5,000
courtesy of presenting sponsor Cineplex.
This year's jurors include (alphabetical order):
Suzanne Clément (actor)
Enrico Colantoni (actor)
Wendy Crewson (actor)
Sarah Gadon (actor)
Evan Goldberg (director/writer/producer)
Martin Katz (producer)
Michael McGowan (director/writer)
Chloé Robichaud (director)
For news on the festival and film profiles, please visit www.enroutefilm.com.
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About Air Canada's enRoute In Flight Entertainment :
Air Canada's enRoute In Flight Entertainment is programmed 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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served close to 35 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled
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founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air
transportation network serving 1,328 destinations in 195 countries.
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Skytrax. In 2013, Air Canada was ranked for a fourth consecutive year
"Best Airline in North America" in a worldwide survey of more than 18
million airline passengers conducted by Skytrax. According to the 2012
Canadian Business Travel Survey conducted by Ipsos Reid, Air Canada was
the preferred airline for more than 79 percent of frequent business
travellers in Canada. In 2012, readers of Global Traveler magazine voted Air Canada "Best Airline in North America," the readers
of Business Traveler voted Air Canada "Best North American Airline for International Travel"
and "Best In-Flight Services in North America," and the readers of Premier Traveler voted Air Canada "Best North American Airline for Business Class
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