Press Release from CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival
Now in its 16th year, the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF) is the premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short film in North America. The WSFF offers one of the largest prize packages for short film in the world, presenting over $60 000 in cash and prizes.
As one of only three festivals in Canada accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®, winners of the Best Live-Action Short and Best Animated Short are eligible for the Academy Awards®; while the WSFF’s Canadian award winners are eligible for the Genie® Awards. (UK filmmakers take note: we are also an accredited qualifying festival for the BAFTAs.)
In addition to screenings, the WSFF draws buyers, distributors, industry delegates and filmmakers together from across the globe. The Short Films BIG IDEAS Symposium, offers essential professional development opportunities in a series of seminars, panels and workshops on the art and commerce of short filmmaking. Boasting the largest marketplace for the sale and acquisition of short films in North America, which is attended by buyers, distributors, and programmers, the Festival Business Centre offers an unparalleled opportunity for filmmakers to advance their careers.
Online Entry is available through www.withoutabox.com
For a downloadable entry forms, visit http://www.worldwideshortfilmfest.com/festival_info/to_enter.html