NextGen Shorts Program


Blue Nude
Blue Nude tells a magical journey of a girl getting her voice back after losing it.

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Director:  Zhaoying Li
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Subtitle:  English
Runtime:  5 minutes
 



Kindred
A young woman finds a strange stone in the forest. Upon touching it, she receives vivid memories she's never seen before.

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Director:  Noah Brown
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  7 minutes
 



Disjunction
A young woman tries to reconcile her shifting memories of a traumatic event.

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Director:  Madeline Toal
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  7 minutes
 



The Divide
Cape Breton has some of the highest poverty rates in Canada. This short film looks at two different lifestyles on the island and how some people may not realize how good they have it.

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Directors:  Malik Headley, Stephen MacGillivray
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  3 minutes
 



What If I Choke?
A fear every single-person should have. 

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Director:  Carter Thurber
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  2 minutes
 



The Feet Without the Mouth
A man wakes up one morning and finds out something essential is missing.



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Director:  Mathieu Gauvreau
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Runtime:  4 minutes
 



Grown Up
Two long time best friends reunite as they get ready for a friend's wedding; the two share a moment when they realize they may not know each other as well as they used to.



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Director:  Meg Legere
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  8 minutes
 



When We Were Young
Liv revisits the town where she grew up. She tries to reconnect with a childhood friend who harbours haunting memories of their past.

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Director:  Annick Blizzard
Country:  Canada
Province:  NB
Runtime:  15 minutes
 



The Story of the I'm Alone
Wade Hemsworth’s iconic song “The Story of the I’m Alone” inspired this animation of Captain John Randell’s Lunenburg-built schooner’s Gulf of Mexico run-in with the American Coast Guard during Prohibition.

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Director:  Allison Wolvers
Country:  Canada
Province:  PE
Language:  English
Runtime:  7 minutes
 



The Lonest of Wolves
Steve Skafte is an independent photographer, poet and storyteller who has connected more with abandoned homes than he has with people. For Steve, he’s looking to become a part of a home’s history, not just to document it. 

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Directors:  Travis Devonport, Ellery Platts
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  9 minutes