Writing short films is yet another way a screenwriter can get noticed, either by entering contests or film festivals.
If you have a short film ready for submission, the esteemed Toronto International Short Film Festival is accepting entries for consideration:
DEADLINE: JULY 9, 2013
The Toronto International Short Film Festival provides a showcase for the best short-form cinema and its creators. It’s a festival where films from a wide spectrum intersect. Animations, documentaries, comedies, narrative, genre, and graduation short films from some of the finest film schools will take you on a unique journey into young film creation. Enter your film into Toronto Shorts Fest and compete among the most sought-after films in the world.
Event Date: October 25-27th, 2013
Submit online at www.tisff.net
For more information on writing, directing and producing short films, be sure to read Kim Garland's column, Write, Direct, Repeat.