Help celebrate the The Shortest Day Short Film Celebration on the shortest day of the year with some very cool bravoFACT short films! the cinematic celebration was created by the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image in France and now has more than 20 other countries participating. Top get in the mood enjoy these bravoFACT shorts curated by Richard!
Manifold: While a small-town sheriff investigates a mysterious multiple murder scene, a brilliant young software engineer is bizarrely linked to the crime–and to a much bigger conspiracy.
Director/Writer: Anthony Scott Burns
Composer: Makeup and Vanity Set
Actors: Stephen McHattie, Greg Calderone, Riel Paley, Owen Roth, Rafael Kalamat, Jesse Kavander
Producers: Johnny Hockin, Juniper Island Productions
Issues: An aspiring young female photojournalist faces a crisis when she must choose between journalistic integrity or celebrity entertainment.
Director: Kent Nolan
Created By: Katherine Barrell, Kent Nolan
Writers: Kent Nolan, Clarke Logan
Composer: Colleen Dauncy
DOP: Mike McLaughlin
Editor: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux
Actors: Katherine Barrell, Kristopher Turner, Ben Lewis, Leah Doz, Rick Roberts, Patrick McKenna, Shannon Kook
Producers: Tommy Lioutas, Katherine Barrell, Insomniac Productions
Requiem for Romance: A young couple’s secret love affair comes to a bittersweet end during an evening phone call as cell phone static creates distance between them.
Writer/Director/Animator: Jonathan Ng
Composer: Vid Cousins, Kid Koala
Voice Actors: Meilie Ng, Shannon Kook-Chun
Musicians: Shen Qi, Madeleine Messier, Tim Halliday, David Payant
Producers: Jonathan Ng, Andrew Przybytkowski, Kungfu Romance Productions Inc.
Funders: bravoFACT, NFB, SODEC, Canada Council, Charles Street Video
I put a hit on you: A brokenhearted woman teams up with her ex-boyfriend to stop the hitman she hired to kill him.
Writers/Directors: Dane Clark, Linsey Stewart
DOP: James Klopko
Editor: Jonathan Eagan
Actors: Sara Canning, Aaron Ashmore
Producers: Jordan Gross, Mike MacMillan, Lithium Studios Production, Dark Hope Entertainment
Slow Win: A commuter races to enter the closing doors of a departing subway train.
Writer/Director: William Allinson
DOP: James Klopko
Editor: Michael Pierro
Actors: Gabriel Dumas, Richard Hassan
Producer: James Vandewater, Castlewood Productions, Made By Other People