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programme #13 It’s Scary Out There

About the Programme

INT. HOUSE – DAY/NIGHTJeffrey St. Jules – Toronto, ON – 3min 45sec
“Everything’s kind of weird when you look at it too much”

Pandemic Get AwayRobert Dayton – Surrey, BC – 3min
Never having truly faced himself or his feelings, a man obsesses over his new bedroom looking for an escape. A quiet comedy.

Ghosting Vanessa Magic – Toronto, ON – 3min
Trying to stay creative and deal with loneliness and isolation Vanessa builds a ghost costume, rearranges her furniture every night, and makes this film.

Dying to Tell You – Peter Rowe – Toronto – 3min 20sec
An animated film that gives a voice to those most profoundly affected by COVID-19 and that reminds us that this is not a virus that you want to mess with.

The ShedBhaneja Family – Toronto, ON – 3min 15sec
For a family in isolation together it’s possible to let fear overtake the most basic and simple tasks… like going in the shed.

Greet Your ShadowEmily Piggford – Toronto, ON – 2min 40sec
“If you don’t catch and release the spider early it’s just going to hunker down and molt and grow bigger.”

A Dream of Self IsolationAsghar Massombagi – Vancouver, BC – 2min 20sec
A recurring dream in the early days of self-isolation where nature is utterly indifferent to the fate of humanity.

AphelionNadia Litz – Toronto, ON – 3min 40sec
Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others.

An EventRob Leickner – Vancouver, BC – 3min
A man wonders if he is experiencing isolation differently than those around him.