Every year, we welcome films of all lengths and genres that reflect the multitude of experiences that make up our cities and communities. The Regent Park Film Festival is especially dedicated to showcasing works by Indigenous filmmakers, Black filmmakers, and filmmakers of colour, as well as works by trans, queer, female identified filmmakers and filmmakers with disabilities. We encourage local, national and international participation.
Deadline: Friday, May 31st at 11:59pm
WE INVITE FILMS FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
GENERAL PROGRAM: Feature and short works from Indigenous filmmakers, Black filmmakers and filmmakers of colour and/or films that explore themes of difference and solidarity, immigrant experiences, urbanization, cultural identity and resonate with the inner-city, community based, transnational and varied realities of Regent Park and similar communities in Toronto, in Canada, and all over the world.
SCHOOL PROGRAM: Short films suitable for or Grade 1-8, featuring themes relevant and engaging for youth. This program encourages self-representation and seeks to promote dialogue among students, educators, filmmakers and the wider community.
EMERGING DIRECTORS' SPOTLIGHT: Short works created by local emerging filmmakers.This program encourages self-representation and seeks to promote dialogue within the community, as well as among the guest youth filmmakers from Regent Park and beyond.
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS 1. Complete festival submission form and include all support materials.2. Send preview copy via web link: Please follow instructions in submission form to include link and associated password.
All filmmakers will be contacted about their submission status in September of 2019.
If you have any accessibility concerns, or questions about the submission process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-599-7733