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MPPIA Short Film Award Pitch Candidates Announced

Nov 18, 2013 | Uncategorized

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: Saturday December 7, 12:30 pm at Millennium Place in Whistler.

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