Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Community Connections links Torontonians to important social issues of our time through the work of local filmmakers. The screenings will simultaneously support the outreach and awareness- raising efforts of GTA community groups and the audience development efforts of filmmakers. All screenings will be followed by a moderated audience discussion forum with the filmmaker, participants from the film, and other experts.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR 2013 SCREENINGS
DEADLINE: TUESDAY, APRIL 2ND, 5 PM
We are looking for:
--engaging documentaries about a relevant community social issue, local or global (no promotional pieces or PSAs )
--length: between 45 and 60 minutes long (a broadcast hour)
-- filmmakers must be from the GTA or members of DOC Toronto (a $10 application fee applies for non-members)
--film cannot conflict with any broadcast or theatrical license or distribution deal
--if selected, a $200 screening fee will be paid to filmmakers who are DOC Toronto members, non-members will be offered a complimentary membership in lieu of screening fee.
--the selected director is expected to help plan the post-screening audience discussion and assist with some outreach. He/she must be in attendance at the event.
Please submit your application form (located below) electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: DTCC Submission_Title of Your Film. Please note that non DOC Toronto members are required to pay a $10 application fee (details for payment are included in the form). Please also note in our application form that we ask for either a password protected vimeo-link to your film or 5 screening DVDs. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact email@example.com. We will do our best to get right back to you!