Past Participants

2020 (In Progress)

The Agnostics – Rebecca Falvey (Writer/Director), Meghan Hubley (Producer)
Baduk – Induk Lee (Writer/Director), Kelsey Power (Producer)
First Kiss – Margaret Donahoe (Writer/Director), Caroline Whelan (Producer)
There is Enough for Everybody – Jinos Akhtarkhavari (Co-Writer/Director),  Ehsan Yazdani (Co-Writer/Producer)


Baggage – Adam Myatt (Writer/Director), Lisa Buchanan (Producer)
Cockblock – Tamar Dina (Writer/Director), Cormekia Clayton (Producer)
Faith – Keelin Jack (Writer/Director), Victoria Jeha (Producer)
Welcome Ahlan wa Sahlan – Nicole Slaunwhite (Co-Writer/Director), Tim Hanley (Co-Writer/Producer)


Drown the Lovers – Israel Ekanem (Writer/Director), Monica Bell-Ekanem (Producer)
Greenness – Tori Fleming (Co-Writer/Director), Morgan Salter (Co-Writer/Producer)
It All Ends – Jessica Smallwood (Co-Writer/Director), Andrew Mortimer (Co-Writer/Producer)
Passage – Henry Colin (Writer/Director), Chelsea Hoyt (Producer)


Dirty Milk – Yalitsa Riden (Writer/Director)
Duet – Andrew Coll (Writer/Director), Mohammad Mallahi (Producer)
Horizontal Concavity – Koumbie (Writer/Director), Kevin Hartford (Producer)


Black Guitar – Devin Casario (Writer/Director), Todd Fraser (Producer)
Charlie’s P.O.C. – Kevin Hartford (Writer/Director), Thom Payne (Producer)
Tipping Point – Stephanie Young (Writer/Director), Jake Ivany (Producer)
Nightcall – Nicole Holland (Writer/Director), Jessica Smallwood (Producer)


Bound Daniel Boos (Writer/Director), Lynn Matheson (Producer)
Paper Thin Jeff Parker (Writer/Director), Dominic Fegan (Producer)
Sleeping Beauty Sarah Gignac (Writer/Director), Andrea Levesque (Producer)
Una Forma de Partier: A Way To Go Joshua Young (Writer/Director), Charles McLearn (Producer)


The Hold Up  Struan Sutherland (Writer/Director), Andre Pettigrew (Producer)
Hero D Dave Mullins (Writer/Director), Sahar Yousefi (Producer)
I Am Syd Stone  Denis Theriault (Writer/Director), Colin Davis (Producer)
Playing House – Nicole Steeves (Writer/Director), Jenna Murphy (Producer)


EDNOS – Stephanie Clattenburg (Writer/Director), Naomi-Joy Blackhall Butler (Writer/Producer)
Green – Heather Young (Writer/Director), Brittany Amos (Producer)
Nigredo – Kristen Swinkles (Writer/Director), Bretten Hannam (Producer)
Two Penny Road Kill  Lisa Rose Snow (Writer/Director), Lora Campbell (Producer)


Car 210 – Matt MacIsaac (Writer/Director), Mike Hall (Producer)
– Vicki Donkin (Writer/Director), Colin Tanner (Producer)
Lucky – Josh Denaro (Writer/Director), Jenn Millington (Producer)
Torturous – Angus Swantee (Writer/Director), Brent MacRae (Producer)


Deep End – Bretten Hannam (Writer/Director), Rob Evong (Producer)
First Words – Fabien Melanson (Writer/Director), Simon Thibault (Producer)
Sandwich Crazy – Brittany Amos (Writer), Michael Doucette (Director), Evan Elliot (Producer)
Those Forgotten – Alyssa Buchanan (Writer/Director), Evan Jobb (Producer)


Rhonda’s PartyAshley McKenzie (Director), Christine Comeau (Writer), Nelson MacDonald (Producer)
Dream Girl – Caley MacLennan (Director), Eric Duncan (Producer)
Like Father – Jesse Harley (Writer/Director), Chris Turner (Producer)
Senior Barista – Jason Levangie (Writer/Director), Marc Tetreault (Writer/Producer)


Two Men, Two Cows, Two GunsPardis Parker (Writer/Director), Laura MacKenzie (Producer)
DWB Reed Jones (Writer/Director), Ryan Boon (Writer/Producer)
Super Science – Joel MacKenzie (Writer/Director), Mark Purdy (Writer/Producer)
Daddy’s Little Girl Luckas Cardona (Writer/Director), Janice Villagomez (Producer)


PawnshopEvany Rosen (Writer), Andrew Bush (Director), Angus Swantee (Producer)
Golden Age – Namir Ahmed (Writer/Director), Tom Power (Producer)
PaperheartsJoey Adrian MacNeil (Writer/Director), Herb D’Entremont (Producer)
Ugly Girl – Sarah Byrne (Writer/Director) Rebecca Sharratt (Producer)


Moving Day – John Davies (Writer, Director) , Jason Eisener (Producer)
You Can’t Do That on Film Anymore – Greg Jackson (Writer, Director), Jessica Brown (Producer)
Falling Inside – Rosemary Hanson (Writer, Director), Heather Wilkinson (Producer)
A Change in Tempo – Ron McDougall (Writer/Director), Todd Jackson (Producer)


The Wake of Calum MacLeodMarc Almon (Writer/Director), Nona McDermid (Producer)
Crossing Over – Cam Erais (Writer/Director), Nick Murphy (Writer/Producer)
The Pulp $5 Rob Calnen (Writer/Director) Craig Layton (Producer)
Nimby – Grace Junkie (Writer) ,Evan Brown (Director), Edwin Pavey (Producer)


The Changing Room – Kyle Cameron (Writer/Director), Jeff Wheaton (Producer)
Kona – Siddhartha Fraser (Writer/Director), Kevin Fraser (Producer)
Mine Joanne Kerrigan (Writer/Director), Bruce McKenna (Producer)
The War Poet – Paul McNeill (Writer/Director), John Feron (Producer)


Driven Gillian Matheson (Writer/Director), Ron McDougall (Producer)
Don’t, Don’t Break Up With MeganJay Dahl (Writer/Director), Sandra Larson (Producer)


Reality – Michael Sanderson (Director), Marrianne Lecocq (Producer)
Masquerade Patrick Blackie (Writer, Director), Sean Beckwith (Producer)
Planely Dreaming – Becky Parsons (Writer, Director), Selena Landon (Producer)
The Crawlers – Jennifer Tilley (Writer, Producer), Steven Kriszan (Director)


Lighter Game – Chris Fost (Writer/Director), Sean Doyle (Producer)
Shredded – Ruby Boutilier (Writer/Director), Craig Moore (Producer/Writer)


Red Glove – Ameesha Joshi ( Director), Robert Blackie (Producer)
Trombone Trouble – Deanne Foley (Writer/Director), Bronwen Kyffin (Producer)


Zoe’s Waltz – Jennifer Zimmer (Writer/Director), Natasha Ryan (Producer)
A Fair Tale of Two Grudgelings – Jason Goodyear (Writer/Director), Will Fraser (Producer)


Wound Up – Andrea Dorfman (Director), Margaret Harrison (Producer)


Ethan’s Walk – John Hillis (Writer/Director), Sean Kelly (Producer)


Helen’s Inheritance – Lee-Ann Gillan (Writer/Director/Producer), Marcia Connolly (Writer, Director)
Terminal Lunch Scott Simpson (Director), Craig Cameron (Producer), Evangelo Kioussis (Producer)
For Alice – Allan Munro (Producer/Director), David Middleton (Producer, Writer)
Bird in the House – Michael Greer (Director), Ron Foley MacDonald (Producer), Iain MacLeod (Writer)


Roids – David Middleton (Writer/Director), Evangelo Kioussis (Producer)


Cherries – Thom Fitzgerald (Writer/Director), Shandi Mitchell (Producer)

Recent FILM 5 Film Achievements:

  • Bound (2015) won Best Short Film at the Screen Nova Scotia Awards.
  • The Hold Up (2014) won the Shart Select Award at the Shärt International Comedy Film Festival, Best Ensemble Cast at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, and Best Humour Film at San Diego Comic-Con.
  • I Am Syd Stone (2014) won Best Canadian Short Film at Silver Wave Film Festival 2014 and was picked up for distribution by UK distributor Peccadillo Picture’s Series “Boys on Film.”
  • The lead actress from Two Penny Road Kill (2013) Shelley Thompson won Outstanding Female Performance in a Short Film at the 2013 ACTRA Awards. Two Penny Road Kill won Best Short Film at Silverwave Film Festival 2013.
  • Torturous (2012) won “Best North American Short Film” at the 2013 Nevermore Film Festival in North Carolina and “Best Horror-Comedy Short Film” at Buried Alive! In Atlanta.
  • Lucky (2012) won “Audience Choice Award” at the 2012 Atlantic Film Festival.
  • Rhonda’s Party (2010) won 2 awards at the National Screen Institute’s Short Film Festival: the A&E Short Filmmakers Award and the Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award and the CBC Short Film FaceOff.
  • FILM 5 production The Wake of Calum MacLeod was nominated for the 2008 Genie Award in Best Live Action Short Film.