February 9, 2017
The Gimli Film Festival’s 6th Annual RBC Emerging Filmmakers Competition is now accepting submissions, until June 16, 2017. Filmmakers with less than 3 years experience, some basic training, at least one completed independent film or video work and a 3 to 5-minute film project in development are eligible to apply. The award includes 10 000$ for the development, production and post-production of the film, a story editing mentorship with the National Screen Institute and the premiere screening of the film at the 2018 Gimli Film Festival. In the 2016 competition, OSM member Solmund McPherson and Allegra Chiarella won with their film The Debut. The 2017 Gimli Film Festival takes place July 26-30. Follow #gimlifilm on social media for updates.