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Open For Entries

 2024 REQUIREMENTS

  • Films must have been completed after January 1, 2023

  • Non-English language films must have English sub-titles.

  • Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.

  • 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: March 29, 2024

  • Regular Deadline: May 10, 2024

  • Extended Deadline: June 7, 2024

  • Late Deadline: July 5, 2024

ENTRY FEES

International Shorts
Open to filmmakers based outside of Canada, with shorts filmed outside of Canada. 
All film genres are accepted with total running time under 50 minutes.

  • Early Deadline: $39

  • Regular Deadline: $49

  • Extended Deadline: $59

  • Late Deadline: $69

Canadian Shorts 
Open to filmmakers based in Canada, with shorts filmed outside the province of Ontario, Canada
All film genres are accepted with total running time under 50 minutes.

  • Early Deadline: $39

  • Regular Deadline: $49

  • Extended Deadline: $59

  • Late Deadline: $69

Made in Toronto Shorts
Open to Canadian filmmakers based in Toronto with shorts filmed within the Greater Toronto Area, including regional municipalities of Durham, Halton, Peel, and York. 
All film genres are accepted with total running time under 45 minutes.

  • Early Deadline: $39

  • Regular Deadline: $49

  • Extended Deadline: $59

  • Late Deadline: $69

Entry fees are non-refundable

Films 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

  • Best of Festival

  • Best International

  • Best Drama

  • Best Comedy

  • Best Animation

  • Best Documentary

  • Best Experimental

  • Best Sci-Fi

  • Best Horror

  • Best Music Video

  • Best Web Series

If any award category does not meet the standard deemed award worthy by the judges, it’s possible there will be no award given in that category. 

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