From a media release - I checked it out last year and was amazed at the talent on display - and so will you this summer if you fly Air Canada:
Call for entries – Air Canada’s enRoute Film Festival 2011
• Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, May 31.
Winners will attend Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in France
& $5,000 prize for Best Short Film
Toronto, ON – Air Canada’s enRoute Film Festival today announced it is inviting Canadian film students and emerging filmmakers to enter its fifth annual short film festival. Each year, a jury selects the best short films and broadcasts them to a large international audience on Air Canada's inflight entertainment system.
The winner of Best Short Film will receive a $5,000 cash prize courtesy of presenting sponsor Cineplex Entertainment. Other awards include Achievement in Direction, Achievement in Cinematography, and Achievement in Animation. All award winners will receive an exciting new destination prize to Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France. (Pictured: Winner of the 2010 enRoute Film Festival, Adam Shamash for La Khaima: The Tent of Mile-End.)
Past jury members have included Jason Priestly, Denis Villeneuve, Donald Sutherland, Alan Cumming, Dan Aykroyd and Rémy Girard, among many others. This year's jury will be announced this summer.
Selected films will be broadcast on Air Canada’s personal seatback entertainment system on the Canadian Movies channel viewed by millions of Air Canada customers around the world. A free public screening and awards celebration will be held in Toronto at the end of the year to honour the winners.
Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, May 31.
Twitter: @enRouteOnline and @AirCanada
About Air Canada’s enRoute Magazine:
Air Canada’s enRoute Magazine is published by Spafax, one of the world’s leading custom publishers and providers of in-flight media, with offices in eight cities around the world. Spafax is a part of the specialist communications division of WPP.