Calls for submission
Opportunity is knocking. Learn about ongoing calls for submission, both within Canada and internationally.
Current calls for submission
Torino Short Film Market - 2021
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Organized the by Italian Short Film Center within Torino Film Industry, the 2020 edition participation reached 700 accreditation holders (half from Italy), from 64 countries, and close to 800 short films from 93 countries screened in the Video Library.
Knowledge Network request for proposals from IBPOC documentary producers
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Knowledge Network has announced a request for development proposals from British Columbia’s Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour (IBPOC) documentary producers. Knowledge Network is looking for development proposals on arts, culture, history and social issues documentaries.
Pacific Screenwriting Program Story Department Internship Program - 2021
Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
The PSP can provide funding toward a writer’s paid story room internship in keeping with their mandate to support the development of professional writers who are committed to careers in writing for television.
Past calls for submission
International Financing Forum (IFF) - 2021
Deadline: Jun 10, 2021
iff is Ontario Creates’ feature film co-financing and co-production event during the Toronto International Film Festival for independent producers and industry executives developing and financing English language projects for the world market. Selected international and Canadian producers are brought together with international sales agents, US distributors, equity financiers, agents and executive producers for brokered meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.
Annecy 2021 - Virtual Canadian Pavilion
Deadline: May 30, 2021
To assist Canadian companies that wish to partake in the worlds foremost showcase for animation content, Telefilm Canada is organizing a Virtual Canada Pavilion and providing companies with a 50% discount on one accreditation.
Just for Laughs ComedyPRO - Stand Up & Pitch: The Comedy Content Search
Deadline: May 14, 2021
Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is currently calling on all comics, writers, creators and producers on the cutting edge of comedy to submit their long-form and short-form series ideas to present to a panel of industry experts in a virtual forum.
ACE Producers - 2021
Deadline: May 03, 2021
Every year ACE Producers accepts 18 experienced film producers into the exclusive / renowned ACE Network after completing the ACE’s Annual Programme of executive education.
CBC New Indigenous Voices - 2021
Deadline: Apr 23, 2021
Presented by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI), CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week online training program for up to nine Indigenous creators aged 18 to 35 to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries.
Sunny Side of the Doc - 2021
Deadline: Apr 22, 2021
Sunny Side of the Doc 2021 unlocks the transformative potential of storytelling and leads the way to new creative forms and models of documentary production/distribution able to illuminate deeper democratic truths.