The Toronto International Film Festival® ranks among the most prestigious international film festivals in the world. For 11 days, film lovers, filmmakers, industry professionals and media watch the best in new cinema from established masters and new talent.
As one of the world’s most important cultural events, the Festival consistently strives to set the standard for excellence in film programming. Films are selected on the basis of quality and originality. Preference is given to premieres. The Festival also promotes contacts between industry professionals to assist in the development of the Canadian motion picture industry.
The Festival also serves as a platform for Canada’s artists to share their stories. Audacious in its selection and supported by the intelligence and breadth of its international audience, the Festival has become the landmark destination for the moving image and is forging ahead, seeking new ways to engineer creative and cultural discovery through film.
Categories: Several categories – see website for more information. U.S. filmmakers will need to submit in “International” categories.
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2015
Late Deadline: May 29, 2015
The Toronto International Film Festival will take place September 10-20, 2015