The ReelWorld Film Festival is Toronto's film festival which celebrates multiculturalism. It is dedicated to screenings films by and about people of colour and others under-represented onscreen. They have put out a call for submissions for their 11th edition of the festival which will take place from April 13-17, 2011.
The festival was founded by actor Tonya Lee Williams (Dr. Olivia Winters from TV's The Young and The Restless) in 2001. A Canadian actress who studied at Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto, ReelWorld was her response to the lack of diversity on North American screens.
Toronto, ON – November 3rd, 2010
Next April 13-17, 2011 marks the 11th Anniversary of ReelWorld Film Festival! Call for submissions starts now and ends December 5th, 2010.
If you have a feature, documentary, short, music video or animation from the Aboriginal, Asian, Black, Latino, Middle Eastern, South Asian or other multi-racial community, Submit NOW! Go to http://reelworld.ca/_bin/
festival/submissions/ submitNow.cfm to fill out the submissions form.
The festival celebrates the achievements and excellence in film and video by showcasing and promoting the work of filmmakers of diversity, both Canadian and international, and to provide year-round skills and professional development training and networking opportunities for working and aspiring filmmakers.
In addition to screening films, the festival is also a forum where Canadian filmmakers, video makers and other industry artists can market skills and pitch ideas to producers and investors who seek fresh product or innovative concepts.
For more information on ReelWorld Film Festival industry/media accreditation go to www.reelworld.ca. For more information on submissions go to http://reelworld.ca/_bin/