7th Annual Breakthroughs Film Festival (June 15 + 16, 2018) Now Accepting Submissions

BFF image from 2017 poster

7th Annual Breakthroughs Film Festival – June 15 +16, 2018

Now Accepting Film Submissions

Submission Regular Deadline – March 16, 2018

Submission Late Deadline – April 1, 2018

SUBMIT HERE: Submission Link

Now in its 7th amazing year, the Breakthroughs Film Festival (BFF) is the only Festival in Canada devoted exclusively to feature short films by emerging female directors. Based in Toronto, showcasing the world.

The Festival features films in any and every genre, made by talented artists breaking through into the Canadian and worldwide film scene.

“Our festival continues to flourish at an incredible pace,” says Executive Director Gabor Pertic. “With more filmmakers from around the world submitting, and our audience and ticket sales growing in huge numbers, this lucky-7 year will no doubt be a marker event for us.”

The festival runs June 15 +16, at The Royal Cinema, in Toronto.

The festival awards films in the following categories:

Jury Prize

Honourable Mention

New Generation Prize

Audience Award

Winners receive custom-designed festival laurels.

Please visit the festival website for full rules and terms.

“Breakthroughs” refers to the struggle women artists continue to face in an industry where they must work even harder to make their voices heard.

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