NUTV Student Film Festival 2017

First Annual!

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - Thursday, September 14, 2017

NUTV Student Film Festival 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Globe Cinema
- 617 8 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
FREE Admission (accepting donations)

NUTV is proud to present our first Annual NUTV Student Film Festival on September 14th, 2017 at 7pm at the Globe Cinema. This festival will be showcasing Alberta's best student films. Everyone is welcome to join us in celebrating the accomplishments of these talented young filmmakers. Admission is free and we will be accepting donations at the door.
Juried prizes will be award following the screening for Best Short Film and Runner-up Best Short Film. A huge thank you to Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary Underground Film Festival, Vistek and Matrix Video Communications for their sponsorship.
Jurors: Robert Cuffley, Brenda Lieberman, Charles Tepperman

The full line-up of films is as follows:

The Binding of Buchanan
Writer/Director: Mickail Hendi
A day in the life of Martin Buchanan. Down on his luck, and tired of the corporate lifestyle, he tries one last time to pick his life back up.

The Blue Jay
Writer/Director: Gheenl Miguel
A slacker struggles to keep up with the simple tasks of his job. What will happen when he faces greater responsibilities?

Writers/Directors: Ryan Caughey and Liam Whitley
A young man faces the struggles of life and needs cash quick. By resorting to robbery, he's forced to question whether it's all worth the risk.

Director: Adam Mbowe
This documentary sets to explore how being black and female in Calgary has influenced these 5 individuals world view.

Fuzzy Fidelity
Writer/Director: Zach Green
After an ambitious model recieves a unique proposal from her alien boyfriend, she is forced to decide between love and employment.

The Legend of the Bunny Phantom
Writers/Directors: Simon Chan & Vinson Chan
In this reimagining of The Tortoise and the Hare, the legendary Bunny Phantom finds himself in a different sort of race: a race against time to save his city from the dastardly Turtler.

Mime Crime
Writer/Director: Thomas van Kampen
A secret jig between two mime mobsters is up when they are caught in the act by a pantomiming gunmen and his driver. An homage to noir, mafia and silent films all at once.

Nina Nosebleed
Writer/Director: Mave Cagas
All Nina wants is to find love. But her quest for romance is challenged by an unsettling circumstance

No French Required
Writer/Director: Amanda Bakai Olsen Galvao
An introverted young woman finds herself reliving a childhood trauma when trying to get a better job. Warning: contains explicit French language.

Writer/Director: Tiffany Seng
A brief glimpse into the cryptic world of Orboros, and the beasts that live there.

Orphans Unwanted
Director: Xavier Cattarinich
This short documentary explores the Cochrane Ecological Institute's experience with orphaned bears, and CEI President Clio Smeeton's perspective on the Government of Alberta's rehabilitation policies.

Writer/Director: Ryan Drescher
As Steve prepares to launch Earth's last colonial mission, he will have to perform the most selfless act a father can. To save his daughter's life, Steve must remain behind.

Writer/Director: Ryan Valley
Byron Gallagher, a tightly wound workaholic on the brink of crisis, has forgotten how to relax. After a strange dream, he decides to make a change, but is it too late?

Tick Tock Thomas
Director: Thomas Geddes
Writer: Stephanie Kvellestad
Two young men duke it out in a battle lasting literally centuries when one steals a Nintendo Power Glove from the other.

Writers Block
Writers/Directors: Simon Chan & Vinson Chan
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.

An afterparty will follow the screening at State & Main (601 8 Ave SW).

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