Now in its third year, the RBC Emerging Filmmakers Competition is open to all participants in the 2011 Talent Lab. The filmmakers were asked to develop a 1–5 minute short film on the topic of “time.” Each filmmaker received a bursary donated by RBC to help finance the project.
Congratulations to this year's winners!
NATIONAL WINNER: $15,000
Jordan Canning (St. John’s, Newfoundland)
Seconds - A man’s life flashes before his eyes as he chokes to death on a piece of meat.
HONOURABLE MENTION: $10,000
Johnny Ma (Toronto, Ontario)
Dec 32 - The world struggles with an unprecedented situation where time stops before the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve.
FAN FAVOURITE: $5,000
Nimisha Mukerji (Vancouver, British Columbia)
The Arrival Hour - A newcomer arrives in Vancouver and searches for her destination through the night.