7th Annual Breakthroughs Film Festival – June 8 + 9, 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 8 + 9, at The Royal Cinema, in Toronto.
The festival awards films in the following categories:
New Generation Prize
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.