Are you an independent filmmaker with an original and unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival is officially open for submissions for our 2021 online festival, and we want to see your work! Shorts, medium-length films and features in all genres are being accepted now through FilmFreeway.
We are excited to announce that Mirror Mountain Film Festival will be back this July 24th – 25th 2021 for our 5th edition! For safety reasons, our 2021 festival will be held online, instead of at our usual location at Arts Court. We look forward to celebrating the best in independent and alternative cinema with you all in July. In the meantime, watch this space, because we’ll be opening for film submissions very soon!
Celebrate #613Day with this playlist of short films and music videos from the Ottawa-Gatineau region on Apt613! Featuring Mirror Mountain artists Kristen McNaule, Andrew Robillard, Maissa Houri, Ramy Raphaël, Randy Kelly, Amen Jafri, Craig Conoley, Jacob Atkinson, Sabrina Betts, Randi Rae Dubois, Nicholas Pereira, Amar Wala, Andy Conte, Morgana McKenzie, Gabriel Zaragoza, Emily Jeffers, Jenissa Commonda, Darian Smith and Gabriela Warrior Renaud, with music and words by Malayka, King Kimbit, Apollo the Child and Vanessa Rotondo! 🔥
Relive a little of the magic from this year’s live music + film performance at Mirror Mountain Film Festival with this excerpt of Novusolis playing their songs “The Hunt,” “Closer” and “Atlantis,” with live visuals created by VJ Cinetik. And check out our Gallery page for more awesome images and videos from our 2019 festival!
Our sincere and heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make Mirror Mountain Film Festival a tremendous success this year. Thank you to our talented artists, generous sponsors, dedicated volunteers and wonderful audience! We’re taking some time off, but we’ll be back soon with some great photos and video of our 2019 events, plus updates on the next edition of the festival.
Congratulations to this year’s award winners! Special thanks to our sponsors for donating some awesome prizes, and our sincere admiration and gratitude to all the filmmakers from our 2019 festival for creating such awe-inspiring work!
Experience original films from the world’s most unique creative minds. Featuring groundbreaking independent drama, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance, interactive media and live performance.
Be a part of something extraordinary July 26 – 27 at Arts Court Theatre in downtown Ottawa. It’s more than just a festival… it’s a state of mind!
Tickets $10 / Passes $25, available now
Technical director Kenneth Warner has selected NORTHERN LOWLAND by Klaus Welp as his top pick this year. This surreal and kinetic music video follows three mysterious characters travelling through the empty streets of Helsinki in winter. Nominated for our Best Director award! See the Ottawa premiere in INTERNATIONAL SELECTIONS on Sat. July 27th @ 2pm at Arts Court Theatre, co-presented by Carleton University Art Gallery.
Front of house manager Renuka Bauri has selected DRAWN TO YOU by Eleanor Davitt as her top pick this year. This heartwarming animation is about an aspiring young artist whose mother finds her drawing of two girls holding hands and tears it in half. But the drawings come alive and are determined to reunite, no matter the risk. A celebration of the struggles and joys that come with being true to your heart. Don’t miss the Ottawa premiere screening in LINES DRAWN on Sat. July 27th @ 6pm at Arts Court Theatre.