SFF 2020 Poster
 

3 DAYS, 25 FILMS, 17 SPONSORS, AND 6 WINNERS!

Thank you to the Sault Ste. Marie community for their continued support and to all the filmmakers who submitted films, and attended the festival. Despite being confined by Covid-19 guidelines we had a successful first film festival.

 

BEST STUDENT FILM

Crime and Punishment

OPENING NIGHT

November 27th 2020 - Red Carpet 6:30pm, Screening 7:00pm (in person only)

Road to Tophet - Directed by Steve Schmidt 
Charlie is a french-Canadian kid who smuggles drugs over the American border intonorthern Ontario to make some extra cash. But when he decides he wants out, his bosssets him up to lose a shipment. He's now trapped in a job and sees no way out ... until hisfriend Johnny shows up with a bunch of gambling debts and one bad idea that leads themboth down The Road to Tophet.

SHORTS BLOCK 1

November 28th 2020 - Screening 10:00am

  • The Audition - Directed by Alison MacDonald

  • Disgruntled - Directed by Bryanna Vachon

  • Crime and Punishment - Directed by Vladimir Sokolskyy

  • And Again - Directed by Joseph Schlapsi

  • Clementine - Directed by Alexandre Fishbein-Ouimett

  • Can We Just Dance - Directed by Jade Robertson

SHORTS BLOCK 2

November 28th 2020 - Screening 1:00pm

  • Thief - Directed by Hari Ramesh

  • The Paperboy - Directed by Mark Brombacher and Michael James Regan

  • Squashed - Directed by Peter Anthony

  • The Lawn Brothers - Directed by Patrick McNeil

  • Sum’n Different - Directed by Eric Miron and Gerry Kingsley

SHORTS BLOCK 3

November 28th 2020 - Screening 3:00pm

  • Wendy and Peter - Directed by Nathan “Jonna” Bouliane

  • Second Place - Directed by Ashlyn Chilson, Safia Qureshi, and Tina Vien

  • The Philanthropist - Directed by Jayson Stewart

  • Big Wheels - Directed by Andrew Simpson

  • Project Vanish - Directed by Daniel Lance

  • Honey - Directed by Rebeka Herron and Trish Rainone (not in competition)

SHORTS BLOCK 4

November 29th 2020 - Screening 1:00pm

  • A New Immigrant in Sault Ste. Marie- Directed by Lovleen Sharma

  • Long Walk Home - Directed by Kelly Saxberg and Dianne Brothers

  • The Interview - Directed by Emma L.R. Hogg

  • All For You - Directed by Patrick Gignac

  • Darkness - Directed by Christopher Shoust

  • Further - Two Strangers - Directed by Luke Grandmont

CLOSING NIGHT

November 29th 2020 - Red Carpet 6:30pm, Screening 7:00pm

Heroes of a Different Kind - Directed by Daniel Lance and Dan Lance (Sr.)
St. Paul's heroes must unite and defend their elementary school when a mysterious and ruthless villain seeks to rule over all students.

 

WORKSHOPS

Available virtually from November 27th 2020 - December 4th 2020

  • Intro to Screenwriting with Rebecca Hales 

  • Producing 101 with Heidi Tan

  • Grant Writing with Rebeka Herron

  • Acting with Trish Rainone

  • Creating the Atmosphere with Stephanie Maione

  • Post-Production with Hari Ramesh

** Workshops are included in the Full Festival Pass

 

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