Saturday, May 17, 2008

The Sparky Book, a film by Mary Lewis is in the running for CBC-TV's televised competition of short films, Short Film Faceoff: watch and vote

Newfoundlander Mary Lewis's award-winning film, THE SPARKY BOOK is one of four finalists in CBC-TV's televised competition of short films, Short Film Faceoff.

The Sparky Book received top marks and overwhelming praise from the judges in the first go-round.
7 stars! Yes, 7 stars out of 4!

"this film should be compulsory viewing in every film school in the country. Forget the country! The world!"
-Nigel Bennet Short Film Faceoff Judge

The Sparky Book is the only film from Newfoundland in the semi-finals. It competes with three other films, all from Nova Scotia, for a coveted development deal with CBC valued at $50,000.

The winner will be determined by viewer voting.
VOTING starts MAY 14th and closes May 19th

The Details:

Winner announced WEDNESDAY, MAY 21ST on CBC television.
If you haven't seen any of the films, you can go to and see them there.

Voting will only take a minute or two at 877-876-3636 /

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