5th Annual

Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

September 21, 2017 to September 24, 2017

 
Category

Animation

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 40.00 35.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 44.00 39.00
Regular Deadline
June 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 50.00 45.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 54.00 49.00
Late Deadline
July 29, 2017
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 60.00 55.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 64.00 59.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 12, 2017
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 70.00 65.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 74.00 69.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 26, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place

Category Rules

2017 SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Films must NOT have screened in Toronto prior to our festival.
Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2016
All non-English films must have English sub-titles.
Films must be submitted via online screener.
Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.
Please do NOT send stills or press kits. If your film is selected we will ask you to email us a still image.
You may submit more than one film, but you must complete a separate entry form and pay entry fee for each film.

Entry fees are non-refundable
Entries will not be viewed without entry fee payment

SELECTION
Film selection for the festival will be made by the screening committee.
All filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance.

AWARDS
Grand Prize
Best Foreign Film
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Animation
Best Experimental
Best Documentary
Best Canadian Film

ONLINE SCREENER
Save money on postage fees and avoid the hassle of producing, packaging, and mailing DVDs. Films must be submitted via Online Screener. You do NOT need to mail us any physical materials.