Spirit Visions

Spirit Visions is a celebration of Indigenous filmmakers in Manitoba. The celebration will consist of an Indigenous Film Panel, 48 Hour Film Challenge and an Indigenous Film Award.

The Indigenous Film Panel will feature local Indigenous filmmakers discussing their journey into the filmmaking world. Attendees will have the chance to ask filmmakers questions, engage in discussions and screen the 48 Hour Film Challenge films. Panel is FREE to the public and will be taking place at the RBC Convention Centre - Presentation Theatre, located on the 2nd floor. Check back soon for a complete schedule.  

The 48 Hour Film Challenge is open to all Indigenous filmmakers. You can enter as an individual or a team. Filmmakers will have 48 hours to write, shoot and edit a short film To keep things extra exciting, each team will incorporate a word and/or object to their films. Films will be screened at the Indigenous Film Panel and be judged by local industry professionals, a runner-up and grand prize winner, along with an audience choice will be awarded. Please register your team here.  

The Indigenous Film Award will honor and recognize a Manitoba Indigenous director and will be presented an award at the 2019 IMA’s on Friday, May 17. Submissions will be start on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 and end on Wednesday, April 10 2019 at 6:00pm CDT. Submissions are open to all Manitoba Indigenous directors. Please read rules and regulations and submit your film here.

Any questions, please email us at spiritvisions@manitoahbee.com