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Welcome to the 2019 Programming Staff Team!

We are in the midst of submission season here at GFF, we are happy to announce our 2019 Programming Staff Team! We have two lovely new additions: Stephanie Berrington as Short Film Programmer and Scott Fitzpatrick as a Special Project Programmer for our new Cinema Outside the Box focus for 2019!

Photo of Steph BerringtonStephanie Berrington was recently the Winnipeg Film Group’s Distribution Coordinator and will be programming our short films for GFF 2019.Photo of Scott Fitzpatrick

Winnipeg filmmaker and programmer, Scott
Fitzpatrick joins the team as our Special Project Programmer. He will be managing and programming media installations, expanded cinema and other A/V performances contributing to our 2019 theme, Cinema Outside of the Box!

This year’s Cinema Outside the Box theme seeks to push the boundaries of traditional, single-channel cinema! And right now, we are seeking expanded cinema performances, multi-media installations, multi-channel works, performance art and virtual reality projects!  Check out how to submit for free here.

Our newest members join our veteran Fiction Film Programmer David Knipe and Documentary Film Programmer Vivian Belik. You can read up on the whole staff programming team here!

And a reminder to all filmmakers and media artists, submissions are open until April 15! For more information about submission guidelines and how to submit, visit our Submissions page here.