April 5 deadline. Read more

The film fest is postponed … but we won’t let some old virus keep us from making films … so here’s a challenge !!

Take part in our online mini-festival!
Make a 1 Minute video on the theme of isolation
and you could win a prize!

Check out this 1 minute video by DCISFF alumni filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet



• Filmmakers may work individually, or in socially/physically isolated or virtual teams
• There is no age restriction to enter the competition (Youth Category 19 years and under)
• The films may be of any genre (drama, documentary, comedy, experimental, animation)
• It must be a new creation (previously shot footage may be used)
• Maximum length 1 minute or less. 
• No pornographic or inappropriate material will be accepted
Films must somehow incorporate the theme of isolation
• This must a premiere and not be online anywhere without password protection
• Please include the logo above at the end of your film. Click on image and “save image as”

Note: If using an iPhone, please shoot in a horizontal format. 

Any copyrighted materials included in the work must have been legally cleared for use. KIAC is permitted to retain a copy of your production for the purposes of promotion for future events.

The deadline for films is April 5 at midnight.


Fill in this form and send it to dawsonalone2020@gmail.com along with a downloadable link (vimeo, wetransfer, dropbox etc.) to your video.

All films will be uploaded to a vimeo channel on Friday, April 10. The film with the most “likes” by midnight April 12 will be awarded a prize.

Adult Prize: Free pass to the 2020 DCISFF (October 8-11) and a film fest swag package. (20th anniversary hoodie, hat, mug) 

Youth Prize: SCY gift bag (hat, oven mitts, buff) and $20 iTunes gift card

The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture are not liable for any costs, damages, injuries or liabilities that may occur during the making of your film.