Calls for submission

Opportunity is knocking. Learn about ongoing calls for submission, both within Canada and internationally.


Current calls for submission

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival - 2021

Deadline: Jan 29, 2021

Inside Out is the largest event of its kind in Canada, the Festival entertains film buffs of all stripes, showcasing the best and most diverse work of interest to LGBTQ+ communities. Taking place over 11 days, the Festival draws crowds of 35,000 to screenings, artist talks, panel discussions, installations and parties that highlight more than 150 films from Canada and around the world.

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Sheffield Doc Fest - 2021

Deadline: Feb 08, 2021

Founded in 1994, Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction storytelling.

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NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition - 2021

Deadline: Feb 12, 2021

National Screen Institute launches Art of Business Management - Indigenous Edition, invites applications from Indigenous screen content creatives committed to a career in producing.

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Past calls for submission

NSI IndigiDocs - 2021

Deadline: Jan 15, 2021

NSI IndigiDocs is a two-phase, part-time online program offering customized training for Indigenous filmmakers who have an idea for a 10-minute documentary film.

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SXSW Pitch - 2021

Deadline: Jan 08, 2021

SXSW Pitch returns for its thirteenth year to showcase some of the global startup ecosystem’s most exciting, innovative, and cutting-edge technology!

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European Film Market (EFM) at Berlinale - 2021

Deadline: Jan 08, 2021

Telefilm Canada is offering Canadian companies specialized in international sales, acquisitions and distribution, registration to the Canada Virtual Space will allow you to obtain a free online market accreditation in addition to creating a profile page of your company.

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KidScreen Summit Virtual 2021 - Virtual Canada Pavilion

Deadline: Jan 07, 2021

Telefilm Canada, in collaboration with the Canada Media Fund, is currently accepting entries for the Canadian companies interested in joining the Virtual Canada Pavilion for the KidScreen Summit Virtual 2021.

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Series Mania - 2021

Deadline: Jan 06, 2021

The next edition of Series Mania will be held in Lille from March 19th to 27th and will take the form of nine festive and stimulating days with over 100 screenings, including world premiere series, as well as master classes, conferences, panel discussions and exhibits.

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DOC BC + Y + NWT- Breakthrough Program - 2021

Deadline: Dec 23, 2020

Prepare to pitch for development funds and a development deal for your project. Sell your project to prestigious festival markets like Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and beyond!

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