Air Canada's enRoute Film Festival - Call for entries

Winners will attend a major international film festival - $5,000 prize for 
Best Short Film 
TORONTO, April 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it is 
inviting Canadian film students and emerging filmmakers to enter its seventh 
annual enRoute short film festival. Each year, a celebrity jury selects the 
best short films and broadcasts them to a large international audience on Air 
Canada's enRoute in-flight entertainment system. 
The winner of Best Short Film will receive a $5,000 cash prize courtesy of 
presenting sponsor Cineplex Entertainment. Other awards include Achievement in 
Direction, Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Animation and the 
second annual People's Choice Award. All winners will receive an exciting new 
destination prize to a major international film festival courtesy of Air 
Winning films are selected by an esteemed jury, which will be announced this 
summer. Past jury members have included Jean-Marc Vallée, Jay Baruchel, 
Alison Pill, Atom Egoyan, Denis Villeneuve, Donald Sutherland, Molly Parker, 
Rémy Girard, Alan Cumming and Don Carmody, among many others. 
Selected films will be broadcast on Air Canada's personal seatback 
entertainment system and viewed by millions of Air Canada customers around the 
world. A free public screening and awards celebration will be held in Toronto 
at the end of the year to honour the winners. Additional screenings will take 
place in Vancouver and Montreal showcasing the selected films. 
To download an entry form and view full contest rules and regulations, please 
visit Submissions will be accepted until Friday, May 31. 
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About Air Canada's enRoute Magazine:
Air Canada's enRoute Magazine is published by Spafax, one of the world's 
leading custom publishers and providers of in-flight media, with offices in 
eight cities around the world. Spafax is a part of the specialist 
communications division of WPP. 
About Air Canada:
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more 
than 175 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 15th 
largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012 served close to 35 million 
customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to59 
Canadian cities, 51 destinations in the United States and67 cities in 
Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South 
America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most 
comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,329 destinations in194 
countries. Air Canada rewards its most loyal customers through its top tier 
recognition program, Altitude, that offers frequent flyers a range of priority 
travel services, lounge access and upgrades to Executive Class, complementing 
their membership in Aeroplan, Canada's premier loyalty program, which provides 
numerous ways to earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles with over 150 travel and 
retail partners. 
Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to 
receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm 
Skytrax. In 2012, Air Canada was ranked for a third consecutive year "Best 
International Airline in North America" in a worldwide survey of more than 18 
million airline passengers conducted by Skytrax. According to the 2012 
Canadian Business Travel Survey conducted by Ipsos Reid, Air Canada was the 
preferred airline for more than 79 percent of frequent business travellers in 
Canada. In 2012, readers of Global Traveler magazine voted Air Canada "Best 
Airline in North America," the readers of Business Traveler voted Air Canada 
"Best North American Airline for International Travel" and "Best In-Flight 
Services in North America," and the readers of Premier Traveler voted Air 
Canada "Best North American Airline for Business Class Service," "Best North 
American Airline for International Travel" and "Best Flight Attendants in 
North America." For more information on Air Canada visit and 
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For interview requests or high-res photography, please contact: 
Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski, rock-it promotions, inc. 
or 416.656.0707 ext. 101 
Christina Walters-Arseneau, rock-it promotions, inc. or 416.656.0707 ext. 107 
Isabelle Arthur, Manager - Media Relations and Air Canada Foundation, at or 514.422.5788 
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