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Toronto International Short Film Festival

2 Annual: November 12, 2014 to November 14, 2014

  Animation

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
July 11, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00


August 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 44.00


September 19, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 59.00 54.00


September 26, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 69.00 64.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 10-Oct-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place


CATEGORY RULES
2014 SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2013
All non-English films must have English sub-titles.
Films may be submitted via Online Screener or a DVD or DVD PAL in (Region 0 or 1).
Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the Festival.
Preview DVD should be labeled with the title, running-time, contact email and phone number.
Please do NOT send stills or press kits. If your film is selected we will ask you to email us a still image.
All films selected for the festival grant Toronto Shorts Fest the rights to use DVD and press materials from the film for promotional purposes.
Toronto Shorts Fest is permitted to retain DVD copies of each film selected as part of our festival library and for media educational use.
You may submit more than one film, but each one must be on a separate DVD and must be accompanied by its own completed submission form and entry fee.
If you would like to make sure that we received your submission, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped postcard which we will send back to you as your confirmation.

DEADLINES
Films must be postmark by the following deadline:
• Early Deadline: July 11, 2014
• Regular Deadline: August 15, 2014
• Late Deadline: September 19, 2014

ENTRY FEE
Shorts under 30 minutes, for each entry:
• Early Deadline: $39
• Regular Deadline: $49
• Late Deadline: $59

Shorts over 30 to 45 minutes, for each entry:
• Early Deadline: $44
• Regular Deadline: $54
• Late Deadline: $64

Checks or money orders made payable to: Toronto Shorts Fest
Foreign entries paying with checks should be drawn in U.S. dollars. Only through a U.S. affiliated bank.
We do NOT accept international money orders
Write title of film on check or money order
You have the option of paying with credit card online after you fill out and submit entry form.
All fees are non-refundable
Entries will not be viewed without entry fee payment

SELECTION
Film selection for the festival will be made by the Festival Committee.
The entrant will be responsible for all shipping fees.
All filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance.
Toronto Shorts Fest cannot be held liable for DVDs which may be lost or damaged.

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

RETURN OF MATERIALS
Preview DVDs will NOT be returned.

CHECK LIST
(If you are sending us a physical DVD and paying with check)
Entry fee (write title of film on check)
DVD labeled with contact information (phone number and email)
If you would like to make sure that we received your submission, please enclose a self-address, stamped postcard which we will send back to you.

MAIL MATERIALS TO EVENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY
Entry Processing Center Mailing Address
Toronto Shorts Fest
10523 Burbank Blvd. #205
N. Hollywood, CA 91601