Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival

25 Annual May 21, 2015 to May 31, 2015

 
Category

Short

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
December 19, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
February 6, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
February 20, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 15.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
April 9, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after May 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
The Audience Award for Best Short Film is generously provided by Inside Out Supporters Michael Leshner and Michael Stark.
Sponsor:Mikey/Schmikey
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

Category Rules

1. Only DVD (All regions) will be accepted for preview if not secure online screeners. DO NOT send master tapes or film prints for preview. Please ensure that DVDs submitted are not defective, as you will not be contacted resubmit a new DVD. If you wish to submit in any other format, please email andrew@insideout.ca for approval.

2. DVDs must be labeled with the title, running time and contact information (including name, address, phone number and email).

3. Works submitted in languages other than English must be subtitled.

4. Works-in-progress and rough cuts can be submitted only if a completed exhibition copy will be available for final approval by March 13, 2015.

5. Inside Out reserves the right to excerpt programmed works (up to 3 minutes) along with photographic stills for promotional and marketing purposes.

6. All submissions must be received by either December 19, 2014 or February 6, 2015 (If you need an extension you must contact andrew@insideout.ca. You will be notified of programming decisions in April)

7. With prior approval, preview DVDs will be added to the Inside Out archives. All other DVDs will be destroyed unless accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope (for submissions from outside Canada please use International Postal Coupons).

8. If you are sending work from outside Canada, please indicate on the outside of the package, for festival preview only, no commercial value or you may be required to pay customs duties. Declare less than $20 value on the package (Inside Out will be charged customs fees which we will not pay).

9. If using a courier, never send work to Canada by UPS (United Parcel Service), as they charge large customs fees, which the festival will not pay, and your package will be returned.

10. Acceptable screening formats at the Festival are 35mm, DCP, HD Cam, BetaSP and DigiBeta.

11. When submitting your film, please include in your cover letter whether it is considered Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, or a combination thereof.