Submissions for Festival 2019 are now closed.

SAVE-THE-DATE for the 2019 Water Docs Film Festival running March 21-24, 2019!


Dates & Deadlines

Opening date: July 25, 2018
Earlybird deadline: August 24, 2018
Regular deadline: September 21, 2018
Late deadline: October 19, 2018
Notification date: January 18, 2019
Festival 2018: March 21 - 24, 2019

  Water Docs Film Festival : March 21-24, 2019

Water Docs Film Festival: March 21-24, 2019

Criteria

Style/format:

  • Feature = 60-120 min

  • Short feature = 16-50 minutes (but 50-59 min films will also be considered)

  • Short = 15 min or less

  • Documentary

  • Feature

  • Short

  • Narrative

  • Animation

  • Experimental

  • Music Video

  • Campaign PSA

  • Foreign Language (with English subtitles)

  • Environmental, Sci-Fi, Parody, Fantasy

Contemporary:

  • Films up to 3 years old and not widely screened, at least in Toronto.

  • Please send an enquiry if the film is older than 3 years.

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