Free submissions for local films

Did you know locally-produced films can be submitted for free? If you made a film that was shot and/or edited anywhere within a 125km radius of downtown Ottawa, you are welcome to submit it to Mirror Mountain Film Festival free of charge! This area includes Gatineau, Maniwaki, Mont Tremblant, Montebello, Hawkesbury, Cornwall, Potsdam, Brockville, Smiths Falls,Continue reading “Free submissions for local films”

Free submissions for alumni

Did you know our alumni can submit for free? If you directed a film that was officially selected to screen in a previous edition of Mirror Mountain Film Festival, you are welcome to submit any new work you might have free of charge! Visit our Submissions page for details.

Meet our team: Efehan Elbi

Introducing our new jury! Canadian director, animator and game designer Efehan Elbi is joining our interactive media selection committee. For the first time ever, Mirror Mountain Film Festival is accepting submissions of works that allow the audience to participate directly, including VR, explorable 360° video spaces, videogames, AR, film/video installations, net art and more. EfehanContinue reading “Meet our team: Efehan Elbi”

Meet our team: Lisa Birke

Introducing our new jury! Canadian media artist Lisa Birke will be a part of our first ever interactive media selection committee. Mirror Mountain Film Festival is currently accepting submissions from anywhere in the world of works that allow the audience to participate directly, including VR, explorable 360° video spaces, playable videogames, film/video installations, net art andContinue reading “Meet our team: Lisa Birke”

Meet our team: Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya

Introducing our new jury! Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya will be part of the selection committee for Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s next live music + film performance. They will help us evaluate the performance proposals we receive from the Ottawa-Gatineau community, and select the filmmakers and bands that will be featured in our 2023 festival lineup. Amanda performed atContinue reading “Meet our team: Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya”

Meet our team: Nicole Blundell

Introducing our new jury! Nicole Blundell will be joining Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s programming committee for our 2022 – 23 festival season. Nicole is a Franco-Ontarian filmmaker living in Ottawa who works with traditional celluloid film. Her experimental dance film, PORTÉ(E), which was shot on 16mm, was screened at Mirror Mountain as part of ourContinue reading “Meet our team: Nicole Blundell”

Meet our team: Ludmylla Reis

Introducing our new jury! Ludmylla Reis will be joining Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s programming committee for our 2022 – 23 festival season. Ludmylla is a multidisciplinary artist based in Ottawa working in video and theatre. Their poetic, autobiographical diary film AWAY was screened at Mirror Mountain as part of our 2021 edition. We are delightedContinue reading “Meet our team: Ludmylla Reis”

Submissions open now on Click for Festivals

Mirror Mountain Film Festival is now accepting film submissions for our 6th edition through Click for Festivals! We want to see the most offbeat, unconventional and alternative films from every genre, including drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film and more. If you’re an independent filmmaker with a unique creativeContinue reading “Submissions open now on Click for Festivals”