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FILM SUBMISSIONS

BRIEF

Inviting all filmmakers to showcase their films with a connection to South Asian culture and identity. In the spirit of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – the world is one family”, a select number of foreign films are considered under Beyond South Asia segment

Language is not a criteria.


CATEGORIES

SHORT FILMS | DOCUMENTARY | MUSIC VIDEO : Films up to 15 minutes are showcased under competition section. [Films longer than 15 minutes are accepted but showcased under non-competition section].

FEATURETTE FILMS: Films 20 to 40 minutes long are showcased under non-competition section.

FEATURE FILMS : Films 60+ minutes long are showcased under non-competition section.


DEADLINES

REGULAR DEADLINE : February 15, 2017

LATE DEADLINE : March 1, 2017


PREMIERE STATUS

Film must be at least a Canadian premiere. If your film has screened at any other film festival in Canada, been released on DVD, broadcast on television or the internet, or had a ticketed theatrical exhibition anywhere in Canada, it is not eligible.


AWARDS & PRIZES*

Best Short Film [International]
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

Best Short Film [Canadian Panorama]
Cash Award Value: 1000 Canadian Dollar

Best Short Film Director

Best Short Film Actor Male

Best Short Film Actor Female

Best Short Film Cinematographer

*Including Documentary & Music Video. Cash award will be shared equally between producer and director.


SUBMISSION STEPS

  1. Read carefully our requirements, rules & regulations  online at IFFSA FilmFreeway Page OR IFFSA Withoutabox Page
  2. Fill out online entry form and pay required fees at IFFSA FilmFreeway Page OR IFFSA Withoutabox Page
  3. Upload films or ship films as per instructions given at IFFSA FilmFreeway Page OR IFFSA Withoutabox Page


FILM INQUIRY CONTACT

films@iffsatoronto.com

 
FILM SUBMISSIONS