CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS NOVEMBER 15th EACH YEAR.
FINAL, CLOSING SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS JUNE 1st.
FILMMAKERS ARE NOTIFIED ON/BEFORE JULY 15th.

From November to June, we accept film submissions and are looking for films of ALL lengths and in all genres, produced AFTER January 1st of the previous year. We require EDMONTON Premiere status only.  SUBMIT your ‘cinematic baby’ to Alberta’s original international film festival.

Jeff
“The Edmonton International Film Festival always takes amazing care of filmmakers who attend the festival. It has been a genuine privilege to show films at EIFF over the years, as the festival does an amazing job of connecting filmmakers with enthusiastic audiences.” – Jeff GRACE (Director) of FOLK HERO & FUNNY GUY (2016)

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES
 MAR. 15
MAY 15
JUNE 1
DRAMATIC FEATURE
41-minutes & longer
$40 $50 $65
DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
41-minutes & longer
$40 $50 $65
LIVE ACTION SHORT and ANIMATED SHORT
40-minutes or less | Qualify for OSCAR® consideration
$25 $35 $50
DOCUMENTARY SHORT  | 40-minutes or less $25 $35 $50
ALBERTA Filmmakers  | All lengths $15 $25 $40

ALBERTA Filmmakers must have an Alberta address or a connection to our province (ie. grew up here, attended school in Alberta, etc.) — please explain your Alberta-ness in the submission cover letter. NOTE that EIFF requires Edmonton premiere status at time of festival.