Up to sixty short films carefully curated into a sampler package of themes that cover everything from animation, to animals, awkward situations, life-changing experiences, and more. This year's inspired collection of shorts is a testament to how big an impact just a few minutes of film can be. Films in this section will compete for a $1000 CAD category prize, and are eligible for a $2500 CAD grand jury prize and Academy Award® consideration.

Presented by Jerilyn Wright & Associates and MiniMax.

Films in this Section are also eligible for the Telus Audience Awards.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

BUY A TICKET BUNDLE 

These flexible packages are the best way to catch your most anticipated films and save a few bucks. If you're seeing more than one film, or want to share your experience with friends, a bundle is definitely the way to go!

BUY SINGLE TICKETS

Single tickets are just $13.50 for in cinema or streaming.

HOW DO I WATCH

Starting September 23 through October 3, films will be available to stream on-demand via CIFFcalgary.ca. You can watch on your phone, laptop, computer, or your TV with your AppleTV, Roku, or Chromecast Device.  Learn about technical requirements for at-home cinema or test your device.