Toronto Shorts Fest

Please read the following submission requirement before you complete the online entry form.

  • Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2014
  • All non-English films must have English sub-titles.
  • Films may be submitted via Online Screener.
  • Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.
  • Please do NOT send stills or press kits. If your film is selected we will ask you to email us a still image.
  • All films selected for the festival grant Toronto Shorts Fest the rights to upload a clip/trailer up to 2 minutes in length online for promotional purposes.
  • Films must NOT have previously screened in any short film festival in Toronto.
  • You may submit more than one film, but you must complete a separate entry form and pay entry fee for each film.
  • Early Deadline: July 10, 2015
  • Regular Deadline: August 14, 2015
  • Late Deadline: September 18, 2015
Shorts under 30 minutes, for each entry:
  • Early Deadline: $39
  • Regular Deadline: $49
  • Late Deadline: $59
Shorts over 30 to 45 minutes, for each entry:
  • Early Deadline: $44
  • Regular Deadline: $54
  • Late Deadline: $64
  • Entry fees must be paid online using any major credit card
  • Entry fees are non-refundable
  • Entries will not be viewed without entry fee payment
  • Film selection for the festival will be made by the screening committee.
  • All filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance. 
  • Grand Prize
  • Best Foreign Film
  • Best Drama
  • Best Comedy
  • Best Animation
  • Best Experimental
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Canadian Film
Save money on postage fees and avoid the hassle of producing, packaging, and mailing DVDs 
Filmmakers can now submit their film online by providing us a Vimeo link and password.
Pay entry fee online using your credit card- you do NOT need to mail us any physical materials.

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