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18th November 2013

MPPIA Short Film Award Pitch Candidates Announced

MPPIAThe Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia (MPPIA), Creative BC and the Whistler Film Festival are pleased to present the 2013/14 MPPIA Short Film Award Pitch at the 13th Annual Whistler Film Festival on Saturday, December 7, 10 am to 12 pm at the Whistler Conference Centre (Grand Foyer). Based on an adjudication process administered by Creative BC, the five finalists and their projects are:

  • Nick Citton – The Future Perfect
  • Connor Gaston –  Hard Wired
  • Dennis Heaton – The Meet Cute
  • Shannon Kohli – Breed
  • Carleen Kyle – Shindred’s Monster

The successful candidate will receive a $10,000 cash award from MPPIA, a $5,000 cash award from Creative BC, plus in-kind production services up to $100,000 for a short film project to be completed within one year after receiving the Award. The completed project will premiere at the 2014 Whistler Film Festival.

Don’t miss the Whistler Film Festival world premiere screening of last year’s MPPIA Short Film Award pitch winner John Ornoy’s True Love Waits on Saturday December 7, 12:30 pm at Millennium Place in Whistler.

Creative BC has also announced the following Passport To Market additions:

  • CineMart – January 26-29, 2014 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Application deadline to Creative BC: December 16, 2013



This entry was posted on Monday, November 18th, 2013 at 6:41 pm and is filed under Contests, Events, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    10:43 am on November 18th, 2013

    .@mppia Short Film Award Pitch Candidates For @whisfilmfest Announced By @bcfilmmedia http://t.co/Gzr6s5wc4F #eyeoncanada #wecreatebc

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