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Now in its 13th year, the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival is the leading venue for the exhibition and promotion of short film in North America and is one of the premier short film festivals in the world. Taking place from June 12th to 17th, 2007 the WSFF will present over 250 films from more than 30 countries. Each 90 minute screening features a selection of themed shorts that showcase the most innovative films being made today. As always, the Festival promises a dazzling lineup of some of the most engaging films from Canada and around the globe.

Enticing audiences with a rich spectrum of programming, key highlights include: the Gala program, showcasing award winners from around the world; Official Selection, screening 12 competitive programs featuring the crème de la crème of short film from Canada and around the world; the horror and freakish comedy of Midnight Mania and the ever-popular sexy shorts of Slap `n’ Tickle. Other popular programs include Celebrity Shorts, made by or starring your favourite actors; Out There, featuring sci-fi shorts; Scene Not Herd, bringing audiences the most recent cutting-edge music videos from independent bands plus new programs, Shorts For Shorties, a selection of films for youth; Accidentally Funny, archival instructional films which show us how to avoid the perils of everything from public speaking to a nuclear blast with just a little preparation and common sense; Trilogy of Trilogies; Nordic Spotlight, two programs showcasing contemporary shorts from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland; a spotlight on the Irish National Film School, a showcase of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT)’s 25th anniversary screening Film Is Dead! Long Live Film! program, and lots more.

Official Website: http://www.shorterisbetter.com

Added by cfc_creates on May 11, 2007