Rising Star International Student Film Festival – Call for Submissions

Feb. 02, 2017

Robert Thirsk High School is excited to host the fourth annual Rising Star International Student Film Festival. Students are invited to create and submit a two- to seven-minute short film for competition in the festival.

Submissions are due Feb. 15, 2017. The festival and awards will take place on March 14, 2017.

Entries will be judged and critiqued by a panel of Canadian industry professionals, including  Lewin Webb (Legends of the Fall, Casino Jack), Terry Coles (former president of YTV), Geordie & Paul Day (Pyramid Productions), Chris Kelly (actor - Heartland), Kevin Scullion (producer, Warner Bros - Hooligans), Brian Vos & Jeff August (producers, Olympic Games ESPN - Jump Studios), Dan Owen (OCL Music Studio), Andy Curtis (actor/producer, One Yellow Rabbit), Jonathan Love (CBC) and Jay Fox (Ten4Agents).

Astronaut and school namesake Dr. Robert Thirsk will also attend the festival, participate in the judge’s panel and offer critique of student films.

For more information on how to submit your film or about the festival, please visit www.risingstarfilmfest.com.