Got-a-Minute-Film-FestFrom September 25 – October 1, FAVA presents the One Minute Silent Short Films to light up platform screens throughout the Edmonton Transit LRT system, and bring Media Art to Edmontonians ‘on the go’. Miss a show in transit? You can watch the full program online. A celebration of Public Art, on Public Transit, in Public Spaces.


Four ways to enjoy the festival:

Gotta Minute Online

 You’ve got “A Festival in your Pocket”!  If you miss our shows in transit, you can always pick them up Online at The full program is mounted on the website to enjoy during the Fest and throughout the year at your leisure.  Share the online program with your friends and VOTE for your favourite short.

Gotta Minute Screening Rooms

Every year, film lovers also viewed the entire Gotta Minute program downtown in the Gotta Minute Screening Room of the STANLEY MILNER – EDMONTON PUBLIC LIBRARY. For Edmonton’s little ones, there was a 10-minute KIDS REEL of One Minute SHORTS screened in the program room of the Stanley Milner CHILDREN’S LIBRARY.

Gotta Minute on the LRT

That’s all it takes to watch a One Minute Silent Short film from the week-long GOTTA MINUTE program of Shorts running every 10 minutes on PATTISON Onestop platform screens throughout Edmonton Transit’s LRT system – Public Art on Public Transit in Public Space. PATTISON Onestop and the Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) are delighted to bring this festival of outstanding Media Art to the Edmonton Public and to viewers far and wide. The program will include dramatic, documentary, animated and experimental short films by seasoned and emerging filmmakers. A sister festival to the Toronto Urban Film Festival – TUFF, GOTTA MINUTE is designed to capture and cultivate the hearts and minds of film lovers “on the go”.


Accepting All Genres
Live action – Experimental – Documentary
Creative Non-Fiction – Animation

Deadline – July 3, 2017
FAVA Members / Youth – FREE
Non-members – $15

Submit applications at:

For more info see:, call 780-429-1671 or send an email to