Call for submissions: Cineplex, PIF, WWSFF, TYSFF, Inside Out

It’s the first day of a snowy winter day here in Toronto so if you aren’t outside playing in the snow, here are several call for submissions/applications you can be working on indoors…get crackin!

The Cineplex Entertainment Film Program offers a five and a half month complete immersion in the art of business of dramatic filmmaking for directors, producers, writers and editors. They are accepting applications to this program now. Application deadline: January 23, 2012. More details here.

The Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival has opened their call for submissions for their 13th annual event which takes place October 10-14, 2012. The 2012 theme is renewable energy. They accept short and feature length creatives, documentaries, animation and experimental films related to the environment. Submission deadline: May 21, 2012. More details here.

The Worldwide Short Film Festival is taking place June 5-10, 2012 and are now accepting submissions. Earlybird deadline: January 13, 2012. Extended deadline: February 3, 2012. More details here.

The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival returns with their T24 Project 24hr film challenge on February 10, 2012.  The earlybird deadline has passed but you have until February 6, 2012 to submit your team. Register here.

The Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival will be going into its 22nd year on May 17-27, 2012. Their earlybird deadline has also passed but you have until February 4, 2012 to submit your work. More details here.