WIFF Local

WIFF 'Local' 2018

WIFF is delighted to support and promote the talents of our local filmmakers.

As such, WIFF is waiving all submission fees.

Submitting your film is now FREE.


Now in its ninth year, WIFF 'Local’ 2018 celebrates local filmmaking talent by encouraging local short and feature film submissions for programming consideration. The submission deadline is Wednesday, September 5th, but early submission is now open, and recommended.

Local filmmakers who have premiered films at WIFF since 2010 include: Ken Amlin, Min Bae, Ryan Debergh, Sandra Feldman, Pat Jeflyn , Kim Kristy, Jayme LaForest, Francesco Loschiavo, Kyle Mosonyi , Kim Nelson, Tim Swaddling, Dan Slater, and Daniel Yaworsky.

Films are selected on the basis of quality and originality, and on their ability to contribute significantly to the overall success of WIFF 2018.  

Please see the attached Local Submission Form, and Local Submission Guidelines for details, and send all approprite materials to the following addresses:
PHYSICAL SCREENERS (DVD) – Please send printed entry form and all materials to: Jeffrey O’Brien, Windsor International Film Festival, P.O. Box 591, Station A, Windsor, ON, N9A 6M6.

DIGITAL SCREENERS (WEBSITE LINK) – Please send scanned entry form and screener link & protected password to: Jeffrey O’Brien, <jeff@windsorfilmfest.com> , CC: Hayden Freker, <frekerh@uwindsor.ca> , Subject Line: WIFF Local 2018 – Film Submission, “Your Film Title Here” by “Your Name or Production Company Here”.