June 1, 2019
SFU School for the Contemporary Arts
SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W. Hastings St. Vancouver
Sliding Scale Tickets: Salmon $0 / Bear $5 / Raven $10 / Coyote $20
Please note: The 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. screenings are different programs and require separate tickets. If you are planning to attend the entire event, please purchase a ticket for each screening.
Stoodis First (Family Screening) – 1:00 p.m. | Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
Stoodis Next (*Adult Screening) – 4:00 p.m. | Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
Stoodis After (Awards Ceremony) – 7:30 p.m. | Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
(Awards Ceremony is not ticketed, everyone welcome but space is limited)
After Party – 9 p.m. | The Pint (455 Abbott St, Vancouver)
*All films are not rated, Adult Screening content warning: includes scenes of sex, nudity, coarse language, violence and substance abuse.
Criteria for Short Film Submission
Must have an Indigenous person in a major creative role (director, writer, lead actor, editor, director of photography)
Films must be British Columbia based (made in BC or created by a filmmaker who lives in or identifies as being from BC)
The film must be 10 minutes in length or shorter
Film can be about anything!
- Final film format needs to be Quicktime
Awards & Prizes
Best Short: An award selected by the judges as the best all-around film.
Audience Favourite: An award chosen by the audience for their most favourite film.
Trickster Award: An award for the most innovative filmmaker who bucks conventions and redefines style. This award values creativity over experience.
2019 Festival Winners
Audience favourite: Amanda Strong's Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)
Best short: Justin Ducharme's Positions
Trickster award: Emma Joye Frank's Proximity
Full festival program
Stoodis First – 1:00pm (Total Running Time: 72 min.)
Stoodis Next — 4:00pm (Total Running Time: 83 min.)