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Dead North Film Festival opens up to wider Arctic for 2016

Yellowknife’s Dead North Film Festival hopes to attract submissions from across the Arctic as this year’s deadline for submissions approaches.

For the first time, Dead North is open to entrants from Alaska and Greenland alongside the three Canadian territories.

The short film festival focuses on sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Registration closes on January 10, with a $100 entry fee per group.

More information: Dead North’s official website

“Dead North is designed to showcase the Northern imagination and inspire even the most amateur filmmakers to bring their ideas to the screen,” festival director Meagan Wohlberg said in a news release on Monday.

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“We hope to see entries from communities across the circumpolar world that highlight the chilling beauty of the North.”

Dead North takes place February 26-28 at Yellowknife’s Capitol Theatre.

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