16th Annual

Whistler Film Festival

November 30, 2016 to December 04, 2016

 
Category

Canadian ShortWork Competition

 

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
April 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
June 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
July 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 31, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after August 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Canada

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Canadian ShortWork Award
A jury of three will award the International ShortWork Award as well as $1,000 CDN prize to the top Canadian ShortWork entry.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

Best Screenplay to a Canadian ShortWork
Awarded the Best Screenplay in a Canadian Short Film, the award is decided by our ShortWork Jury. The award has a $1000 cash prize, presented by Langara College.
Sponsor:Langara College
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

Category Rules

Short films submitted to this category must be produced in Canada.

Submissions to this category are submitted electronically. DVDs are no longer being accepted due to WFF's going green initiatives and will not be screened. You are able to submit via Withoutabox online screener or VIMEO link.

If you are submitting via VIMEO link, please select OTHER FILE as your screener type and send with title, tracking # and link with password to program@whistlerfilmfestival.com