R2R Shorts Online Festival 2023

R2R Shorts Online 2023 is coming from March 28 to April 6, 2023! We are thrilled to bring you the best short films for all ages from around the world online at home and in classrooms across British Columbia.This year, the feature films in competition for the R2R Festival will only be screened in person at the Roundhouse and Vancity Theatre in Vancouver. The short films selected at the festival remain available to watch online!

Our team is proud to present ALL SHORT FILMS PROGRAMS of the festival which will be presented online on Eventive, a world class platform that is easy to navigate. The most cost effective way to enjoy the Festival is to purchase a pass. You will receive an ‘online ticket’ to redeem for each feature film or short film program you want to watch. You will be able to view the short films as many times you desire.





A big thank you to our funders, sponsors, and supporters who make it possible to keep our prices affordable for youth and families.

The Reel to Real Society is based in the city of Vancouver, located on the unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Tsleil-Waututh territories. We are devoting ourselves to justice, in recognition of the role of the arts as a vehicle for social change. You can learn more at native-land.ca.


All Short films programs will be available to view online from March 28 to April 6, 2023. Our screening platform is Eventive; a secure and user friendly, online screening room used by over 150 festivals worldwide. The entire program will be available throughout British Columbia.

All programs will be available to view on demand for the duration of the Festival. You can watch the short films programs as many times you desire.



Public Price
Online Pass for one household: $40

School Program Price
Access for a single class is $75 (price includes educational materials)

R2R’s All Access Pass gives one household access to the entire program, from one device. Each pass allows all short film programs to be viewed as many times as you want. As a pass holder you are welcome to watch whenever you’d like—day or night, weekday or weekend—through the end of the Festival (April 6).


Programs can be viewed on your web browser via Eventive, which can be cast to your TV using AppleTV or Roku. A comprehensive guide can be found at this link.

  • Once you purchased your pass, browse through our program on our A-Z Short Films page and decide on what film programs you’d like to see.
  • Once you decide on the program, head to that page and click on the link after Already got a pass?“, to be redirected to the video player that you will be able toUnlock for Passholders. This is the ticket you obtain as a passholder.
  • Once you unlock the film/program for your ticket, Eventive will email you a confirmation and a link to access the Festival streaming site.
  • After your purchase is complete, you will receive an email from Eventive that will direct you to the Festival streaming site. Use your Eventive credentials to log in as a PASS HOLDER.




If you have any questions, please email us at office@r2rfestival.org.


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