This year’s edition of CBC’s Short Film Face-Off will feature a film produced in the NWT.
BAIT! from director Keith Robertson, has been selected to represent the northern territories as one of nine finalists in this year’s competition.
Each episode in the TV series features three short films which are screened and then critiqued in person by panelists from Canada’s film and media industry. Once a final three films are selected, the overall winner is then chosen by viewers.
The winning filmmaker receives a prize to use towards the creation of their next short film, which will be licenced for broadcast by the CBC.
Scott Clouthier is a filmmaker, editor and colourist based in Hay River, NWT. He is a former Vice President and Executive Director of the NWTPMA.