Sunday, August 14, 2011
Air Canada's enRoute Film Festival 2011 - Jury Announced
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Air Canada’s enRoute Film Festival announces 2011 jury
Canadian short films showcased in-flight
Toronto, ON – Air Canada’s enRoute Film Festival announced it is showcasing emerging Canadian short film talent on Air Canada flights around the world until Wednesday, November 30. All 21 selected shorts will compete to win the prize for Best Short Film, Achievement in Direction, Achievement in Cinematography, and Achievement in Animation.
Millions of Air Canada passengers around the world will be able to view the selected short films on their personal entertainment system with 8.9-inch wide digital in-seat monitors and touch-screen controls offering hours of audio and video on demand programming at every seat.
Once again, a star-studded jury will select the winners, who will each receive an all-inclusive trip for two to the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France courtesy of Air Canada. The grand prize winner will also receive $5,000 courtesy of presenting sponsor Cineplex.
This year’s jurors include:
• Atom Egoyan, director (Chloe)
• Don Carmody, producer (Chicago)
• Emmanuelle Chriqui, actor (Entourage)
• Molly Parker, actor (The Road)
• Jean-Marc Vallée, director (Young Victoria)
A FREE public screening of the top films will take place at Scotiabank Theatre (259 Richmond St. W., Toronto) in November, followed by an awards celebration at Neubacher Shor Gallery (5 Brock Ave.,Toronto).
• Atom Egoyan at the Third Golden Apricot Film Festival, February 11, 2007
• Emmanuelle Chriqui at TIFF 2008 by gdcgraphics
For news on the festival and film profiles, please visit www.enroutefilm.com.
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.