Friday, September 23, 2011

Call for submissions: 2012 Worldwide Short Film Festival

A call for submissions has been put out for the 18th Worldwide Short Film Festival which takes place in Toronto. It is the largest short film festival in North America and is run by the Canadian Film Centre. They are also an officially accredited festival for the Genie Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, and the Academy Awards.

Eligible films must have been completed after January 1, 2010 and must not exceed 40 minutes in length, including credits. Works-in-progress are accepted, but only for the year submitted and cannot be resubmitted the following year.

The Early Bird deadline is January 13. The Extended Deadline with a slightly higher submission fee is February 3.

The 18th Worldwide Short Film Festival takes place from June 5-10, 2012.

The festival also runs an ongoing contest called Shortsnonstop. Participating filmmakers can win $1500 for their short film, as well as other prizes. The next submission deadline is Oct 15, 2011.

Download the 2012 WSFF fillable PDF form HERE

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