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

FEATURE FILM : Films 60+ minutes long are showcased under competition section.

FEATURETTE FILM : Films 20 to 40 minutes long are showcased under competition section.

SHORT FILM : Films up to 15 minutes are showcased under competition section. [Films longer than 15 minutes are accepted but showcased under non-competition section].

DOCUMENTARY FILM : Films up to 15 minutes are showcased under competition section. [Films longer than 15 minutes are accepted but showcased under non-competition section].

MUSIC FILM : Films up to 5 minutes are showcased under competition section. 


DEADLINES

REGULAR DEADLINE : January 31, 2020

LATE DEADLINE : February 20, 2020


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 Feature Film

Best Featurette / Short / Documentary Film [International]

Best Featurette / Short / Documentary Film [Canadian]

Best Actor – Feature

Best Director – Feature

Best Actor – Short / Featurette

Best Director – Short / Featurette


SUBMISSION STEPS

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


FILM INQUIRY CONTACT

films@iffsatoronto.com