Toronto World International Film Festival

Toronto World International Film Festival

 

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Toronto, Canada
Start Month: December


Description

The World International Film Festival is a global industry event held around the year in the world’s biggest cities.This around-the-world film festival tour showcases some of the very best independent films on the scene today. It will bring new films and audiences together in locales that are international centers of the arts, creating a meeting place for auteurs and cineastes, filmmakers and movie fans. Welcome to the World International Film Festival.
The main objective of the World International Film Festival (WIFF) is to provide the opportunity for filmmakers from all over the world to excel, and to have the best work selected and showcased in a celebration of cinema, as well as to give filmmakers a platform to network amongst fellow professionals and cinematic artists. The World International Film Festival is looking forward to fostering these relationships and to helping extraordinary filmmakers get their projects seen by global audiences. WIFF unites cinematic, cultural, and educational objectives by presenting its film discoveries.


Submission Requirements:

Any filmmaker can submit his Screener (Films, Scripts, Trailers and Press Kits).
Entries may be only entered as an online screener.
Entrant agrees to grant Film Festival permission for accepted films and related marketing materials to be reproduced and distributed – in whole or in part – SOLELY for purposes of jurying, education, and promotion of the festival.
The Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in the following file formats:
The file formats you can choose from include Microsoft Word (.doc), PDF (.pdf), Final Draft (.fdr, .fdx, .fds), Rich Text (.rtf), Plain Text (.txt). We don’t accept KDM encrypted DCP’s.
If your work is selected, we will post it on our website and notify you by e-mail. We will notify you if you are not accepted as well. Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in English. Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in one of the following file formats: Microsoft Word (.doc), PDF (.pdf), Final Draft (.fdr, .fdx, .fds), Rich Text (.rtf), Plain Text (.txt). The trailer (teaser), must be submitted in the following file formats: HD [1080p] and be uploaded on youtube.com. The exhibition version (film) must be submitted in the following file formats: Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in EXT 2 format, plus 2 Blu-ray discs.

Submission Deadline: September



Fees:

The World International Film Festival presents over $30,000 in cash awards to filmmakers in competition, as determined by the awards jury.
WINNERS In the following categories:
GRAND JURY AWARD
AUDIENCE AWARD
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST DIRECTOR GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST ACTRESS GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST ACTOR GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST SCREENPLAY GRAND JURY WINNER
BEST ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION GRAND JURY WINNER
INNOVATION AWARD GRAND JURY WINNER
All winners will be awarded with the World International Film Festival AWARD

Awards / Prizes:

The World International Film Festival presents over $30,000 in cash awards to filmmakers in competition, as determined by the awards jury.
WINNERS In the following categories:
GRAND JURY AWARD
AUDIENCE AWARD
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST DIRECTOR GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST ACTRESS GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST ACTOR GRAND JURY AWARD
BEST SCREENPLAY GRAND JURY WINNER
BEST ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION GRAND JURY WINNER
INNOVATION AWARD GRAND JURY WINNER
All winners will be awarded with the World International Film Festival AWARD

Contact: Luciana Dumphreys (sponsorship@newyorkinternationalfilmfestival.com)

Website: http://torontoworldinternationalfilmfestival.com/

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