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The National Screen Institute's Online Short Film Festival has announced their new lineup

The National Screen Institute's Online Short Film Festival has announced their new lineup of short films, selected from a record number of submissions.
NSI programs the very best Canadian short films in their online festival that runs year round. 
This new group of filmmakers is the first to be eligible for three cash awards: The Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award ($2,500), A&E Short Filmmakers Award ($1,250), and The Bite Comedy Award ($750).
The films selected to play in the festival are*: 
June 4
Doll Parts (directed by Karen Lam from Vancouver, BC) 
Not Over Easy (directed by Jordan Canning from St. John’s, NL)
June 11
Therapy (directed by Lisa Newell from Vancouver, BC) 
OK TV (directed by Chris Deacon from Toronto, ON)
June 18
Rusted Pyre (directed by Laurence Cohen from Calgary, AB) 
Lie Down and Die (directed by Kyle Sanderson from Toronto, ON)
June 25
Awkward (directed by Kellie Ann Benz from Vancouver, BC) 
That’s Offensive (directed by Hot Thespian Action with Brad Crawford and Bryan Verot from Winnipeg, MB)
July 2
North American Perspective (directed by Brendon Sawatzky from Winnipeg, MB)
All Ah We (directed by Karen Chapman from Vancouver, BC)
July 9
The Exit (directed by E. Jane Thompson from Toronto, ON)
Torture (directed by Hot Thespian Action with Brad Crawford and Bryan Verot from Winnipeg, MB)
July 16
When Swallows Stop Singing (directed by Gilbert Kwong from Vaughan, ON)
July 23
Stimulus Package (directed by Mauri Bernstein from Vancouver, BC)
The Road Forward (directed by Marie Clements from Vancouver, BC)
July 30
We All Are One (directed by Danny Hoi-Wah Ho from Toronto, ON)
Transfusence (directed by Craig Benzan from Vancouver, BC)
August 6
Nede (directed by Izabela Ciezinska from Mississauga, ON) 
Family First (directed by Chris Hanratty from Toronto, ON)
August 13
You Are So Undead (directed by Alex Epstein from Montreal, QC) 
Teabagged (directed by Ryan LaVia from Thunder Bay, ON)
August 20
UR X Girlfriend (directed by Nathan Estabrooks from Ottawa, ON) 
Black Moon (directed by Claire Bennett from Toronto, ON)
This marks the 15th official selection of films in the NSI Online Short Film Festival. A call for new submissions goes out four times a year.
The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Presenting Sponsor Shaw Media, Program Partner Telefilm Canada, Comedy Award Sponsor GlassBOX Television Inc., Female Director Award Sponsor Shaw Media, Overall Best Film Award Sponsor A&E Television Networks, and Supporting Sponsor Netflix.
*Dates are subject to change
Film festival enquiries
Lauren MacDiarmid, Communications & Programs Coordinator
Tel: 204.957.2999 or email:
Renowned for having given many emerging filmmakers, television writers and producers their first breaks, the National Screen Institute (NSI) provides training and production support through programs like NSI Totally Television, NSI Drama Prize, NSI New Voices, NSI Features First, and the upcoming NSI Aboriginal Documentary program.  
NSI also offers national exposure through the NSI Online Short Film Festival, and provides vast resources and support to those in the film, television, and digital media industry at 

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