NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 EST, December 31st 2019
outACTRAto is pleased to partner with the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival in a short film competition.
Queer ACTRA Toronto members interested in producing a short film are encouraged to apply. The winning submission will receive $4500 in cash sponsored by AFBS and an in-kind production package that will include a $3000 credit for equipment rental from Grande Camera. The funds and in-kind sponsorship will go toward creating a short film (to be produced as an ACTRA Toronto Special Project Initiative).
The film will be screened as part of Inside Out LGBT Film Festival’s 30th anniversary in 2020.
APPLICATION GUIDELINES IN PDF FORMAT:
SELECTION CRITERIA AND TIMELINES
- Submissions will be reviewed by a joint committee of representatives from outACTRAto and Inside Out LGBT Film Festival.
- The committee will consider artistic merit and feasibility when reviewing submissions
- Preference will be given to submissions that explore queerness through an intersectional lens
- Preference will be given to projects that prominently feature a diverse cast of queer and/or trans/non-binary performers in all roles—outACTRAto is committed to supporting projects that feature queer performers in queer roles
- The successful applicant will be notified no later than 1st February, 2020
- Submissions must be made by LGBTQ+ ACTRA Toronto members in good standing
- Members who submit must take on at least one of the following three roles: Writer, Director, and/or Producer
- The winning selection will be an ACTRA Toronto Special Project Initiative and feature exclusively union talent
- Winning team must follow festival guidelines and commit to a World Premiere screening at the 2020 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival
- The final script should be no more than 10 pages
- The final edit of the film must run no longer than 10 minutes, including credits
- Production will take place February/March, 2020
- The completed film will be due 15th April, 2020
- Applicants will receive limited cash and in-kind production support, but will be responsible for all costs beyond this sponsorship
- Deadline for submissions is 31st December, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
Email questions, comments or requests for further information to outACTRAto at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your participation!