17th Annual Regent Park Film Festival – Call for Submissions

Regent Park Film Festival

Deadline: April 30 at 11:59 PM

Every year, we welcome films of all lengths and genres that reflect the multitude of experiences that make up our cities and communities. The Regent Park Film Festival is especially dedicated to showcasing works by Indigenous filmmakers, Black filmmakers and filmmakers of colour, as well as works by Trans, Queer, Female identified filmmakers and filmmakers with disabilities. We encourage works from local, national and international participation.

More information and application

We invite films for the following categories:

General Program: Features works by filmmakers from Indigenous filmmakers, Black filmmakers, and filmmakers of colour and/or films that explore themes of difference and solidarity, immigrant experiences, urbanization, cultural identity and resonate with the inner-city, community based, transnational and varied realities of Regent Park and similar communities in Toronto, in Canada, and all over the world.

Emerging Directors Spotlight: Features works created by local emerging filmmakers. This program encourages self-representation and seeks to promote dialogue within the community, as well as among the guest youth filmmakers from Regent Park and other parts of the world.

School Program: Features works suitable for or Grade 1-8, featuring themes relevant and engaging for youth. This program encourages self-representation and seeks to promote dialogue among students, educators, filmmakers and the wider community.