3rd Annual

Toronto International Short Film Festival

November 11, 2015 to November 13, 2015

 
Category

Foreign Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
July 10, 2015
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 39.00 34.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 44.00 39.00
Regular Deadline
August 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 49.00 44.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 54.00 49.00
Late Deadline
September 18, 2015
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 59.00 54.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 64.00 59.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 25, 2015
Regular Discounted
Shorts UNDER 30 minutes 69.00 64.00
Shorts OVER 30 minutes 74.00 69.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 9, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

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  

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

2015 SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Films must NOT have screened in Toronto prior to our festival.
Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2014
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.

DEADLINES
Early Deadline: July 10, 2015
Regular Deadline: August 14, 2015
Late Deadline: September 18, 2015

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

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.