Introducing the Play the Fool International Short Film Festival 1 December 2020

We had such a great time with our 2020 Short Film Competition, we’re doing it again! Submit your 2 minute film to the 2021 Play the Fool International Short Film Festival – deadline is March 7, 2021.

Films will be launched online April 1st, 2021 on

BUT WAIT! There’s more! We’re thrilled to announce that Shreela Chakrabartty has joined Play the Fool team as our Film Program Director. A filmmaker, and long time Edmonton festival junkie with a love of live performance and theatrical screenings, Shreela brings her wealth of knowledge and experience as we launch into this exciting new territory. Read more about Shreela here.

Shreela Chakrabarrty
Film Program Director, Shreela Chakrabarrty

Missing the live theatre experience? We sure are! But don’t worry, we’re not going anywhere and will gather once again once it’s safe. We miss you, we love you, so wear your mask and wash your hands.