Worldwide Short Film Festival, the largest short film festival in North America, has opened their submission process for the 2011 edition. The festival is run by the Canadian Film Centre and is an accredited festival of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), meaning that award-winning films are eligible for the Academy Awards. They are also accredited by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (Gemini and Genie Awards), and is a recognized qualifying event for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) short film awards.
In a city with so very many film festivals, this is one of the most enjoyable for both filmmakers and audience alike. Filmmakers who are accepted are treated very well. Those who do not get accepted will still get their films included in the library which is scoured by industry representatives from around the world.
The 2011 Worldwide Short Film Festival takes place from May 31 to June 5.
Submissions for the 2011 Worldwide Short Film Festival are now OPEN!
To download our paper submission form click here.
Submission deadline is February 4, 2011.