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With support from the ACHF COVID-19 Enhanced Funding Grant, local filmmaker and theatre artist, Gemma Eva is producing a new project presenting the talents of local aspiring filmmakers. The WINDSOR YOUTH SHORT FILM SHOWCASE is a livestream film screening showcasing a compilation of works created by young Windsor filmmakers from ages 12 to 24. The selection committee, consisting of nine locally established filmmakers and media professionals, has selected the top 13 films, and we can’t wait to stream them!

Screening List:

  • Starving Artist by Dominique Nickels (age 21)
  • Bigfoot: Panic or Pandemic by Lucas Diano (age 14)
  • Painted Mirror by Owen Morrison (age 20)
  • The French Champagne by Luca Cunial (age 22)
  • Time Record by Jett Shields (age 13)
  • Mother’s Day Surprise by Giada Gidillini (age 12)
  • Sensorial by Calum Hotchkiss (age 24)
  • Robber by Martin Maty (age 16)
  • Sea son of Se v e n Lov es by Carmen Leardi (age 21)
  • The Sacrifice: An Alchemist Story by Mitchell Branget (age 24)
  • Decrescendo by Niall Quinn & Marcus Pasceri (age 24 & 23)
  • Kubric by Anthony Greco (age 21)
  • Unraveling Imogen by Charlotte Bondy (age 12)

Selection Committee:

Min Bae, Theodore Bezaire, Marlene Corey, Vincent Georgie, Nick Hector, Kim Nelson, Nicholas Shields, Michael Stasko, and Sigi Torinus.

The showcase will screen online for one week. Viewers will have a chance to vote via an online survey for a series of audience choice awards, including “Best Production,” “Best Cast,” and “Best Rookie Film” (for directors ages 17 and under). Nominations and awards will be announced via a live stream ceremony.

The Windsor Youth Short Film Showcase will stream online June 5 – June 12. During this time, audiences can vote for their favourite films for the Audience Choice Awards.

The award ceremony will livestream on June 19, 2020, at 2 pm.

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