On Location: Members' Screening & Directors' Talk - Fall 2016
Twice a year the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers showcases the best of our members' latest films as we celebrate local film and hear from the directors in a post-screening discussion about process, technique, and storytelling.
The Fall 2016 program will run approximately 83 minutes, followed by our directors' talk and a casual reception.
On Location: Fall 2016 Program
mancub | DIR. sean edwards | 5 MIN
A band of outlaws are running production on a secret spaghetti sauce recipe that was stolen from a family business. As they hide-out in their cabin on the prairies, they are unaware a man is on his way to take back the operation and avenge his murdered wife.
omip.pip | DIR. emmanuel ho | 2 MIN
Geometric forms and illustrative elements interplay in an animated experimental short.
who is riley oakes? | DIR. ron devitt | 20 MIN
Two teenage slackers find a discarded reel-to-reel player and a collection of old tapes with a mysterious voice singing six songs. Tasked with a school project, they set out to find the singer.
writer's block | DIR. vinson chan | 3 MIN
A student struggling to complete a creative writing assignment is inflicted with the condition known as “Writer’s Block”, which manifests itself in the form of a tiny elephant doodle.
spikes at her elbow | DIR. Mohammed Zeytter | 12 MIN
It’s 1974 and Jade Lee wants to be an engineer. After graduating with her engineering degree Jade struggles to find and keep a job in the white, male dominated profession.
a disappearance | DIR. kevin dong | 10 MIN
A woman struggles against the confines of her domestic life, and the frame of the film itself.
indian giver | DIR. trevor solway | 10 MIN
A family man comes back from the store…15 years later. Since leaving his family in 1999, Joseph has been on a fast highway of rodeos, powwows, and partying. Now he's back and ready to make amends with his estranged family. Made as part of the CSIF/ImagineNATIVE mentorship program.
Stephen hair in passion | DIR. Jaimie stewart & voytek jarmula | 11 MIN
Calgarian Stephen Hair shares the passion behind his theatre career as Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol", a role which he has played for the past 20 years.
the money tree | DIR. aaron bernakevitch| 10 MIN
Presenting a real and raw human dilemma: does one stand ardently for principles or bend to outside influences?