20. November 2016 · Comments Off on Ottawa Indie Fest – Call for Submissions · Categories: General, Media Advisories, News · Tags:

 

As part of its commitment to promote the growth of independent Canadian films, Ottawa Indie Fest is now accepting submissions for its 2017 Film Festival Program.  We have extended the regular deadline to March 19, 2017.  UPDATE: Late Deadline: April 2, 2017.

The screenings will take place on June 3, 2017 at La Nouvelle Scène Theatre in downtown Ottawa.

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We are looking for great stories in all genres whether they are fiction or documentary of short or feature length.  For more information, please visit our listing on FilmFreeway.


08. July 2016 · Comments Off on 2nd annual Ottawa Indie Fest at the Ballpark – July 14, 2016 · Categories: General, News

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Ottawa Indie Fest and the Ottawa Champions are pleased to present Ottawa-Gatineau and Canadian indie short films on big screen at the Raymond Chabot Grant Thorton Park in Ottawa during the baseball game on Thursday July 14, 2016 at 7pm.  For information and to purchase tickets please visit ottawachampions.com.

Congratulations to filmmakers Rudy CepehaFangliang XuGuy Charnaux and April Campbell whose work will be showcased at the event on July 14th!
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17. April 2016 · Comments Off on National Canadian Film Day 2016 – April 20 · Categories: Film-related, General · Tags:

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15. January 2016 · Comments Off on OttawaIndieFest YouTube Channel · Categories: General · Tags: , , ,

Our new YouTube channel is in pre-launch.  Check it out by clicking on the button below and subscribe for updates.

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Here are some photos from today’s screening at the Ottawa Indie Fest : Canadian Documentary Shorts screening at the 26th annual One World Film Festival at the National Gallery.

Curators Ed Kucerak, Blair Campbell, Jith Paul and Filmmakers Jennifer Robbins, Mar Y Sol and Howard Adler. Photo: Emily Ramsay

Curators Ed Kucerak, Blair Campbell, Jith Paul and filmmakers Jennifer Robbins, Mar Y Sol and Howard Adler. Photo: Emily Ramsay

The 26th annual One World Film Festival programme centrefold featuring Ottawa Indie Fest's Short Documentary Screening

The 26th annual One World Film Festival programme centrefold featuring Ottawa Indie Fest’s Short Documentary Screening Photo: Jith Paul

Congratulations to Mar Y Sol whose short film 'Sayachapis', about a residential school survivor who now lives in isolation on Indian Island was awarded Best of Fest (Short Film) by the jury of the 26th annual One World Film Festival this evening. She is pictured here with festival manager Jessica Ruano.

Congratulations to Mar Y Sol whose short film ‘Sayachapis’, about a residential school survivor who now lives in isolation on Indian Island was awarded Best of Fest (Short Film) by the jury of the 26th annual One World Film Festival this evening. She is pictured here with festival manager Jessica Ruano. Photo: Jith Paul

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26. April 2015 · Comments Off on Atom Egoyan’s “Remember” · Categories: Feature Films, General · Tags: , , , , , ,

A ninety year old Holocaust survivor with Alzheimer’s discovers the Nazi prison guard who murdered his family is living in the US under a fake name. He sets out on a cross-country road trip to seek long-overdue revenge.

That’s the premise of director Atom Egoyan‘s latest film Remember, starring Oscar-winners Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau. The film also stars Breaking Bad’s Dean Norris.

Shot in Toronto and various other locations in Ontario last Summer, the film with a reported budget of $13 million was produced by Robert Lantos, who last worked with Egoyan on 2008’s Adoration. More »