Welcome to ALTFF
Now accepting submissions: SUMMER 2021 - June 28, 2021(screening once again subject to local (Toronto) COVID restrictions and may thus be cancelled. We will keep all submitters updated.
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NEW RULES COMING UP FOR QUARANTINE CATEGORY ONLY - SUMMER 2021
-For the QUARANTINE CATEGORY of the SUMMER 2021 EDITION we are only looking for DRAMA FILMS!
-Must be made during quarantine / social distancing / self-isolation times (from March 1, 2020 onward)
-Length must be between 1 and 10 minutes
The rest of our categories (Ultra Short, Super Short, Short, Long Short, Feature) continues to accept all genre
1. (of one or more things) available as another possibility.
The Alternative Film Festival is an IMDb-qualifying quarterly event that is committed to bringing filmmakers of all levels - even beginners - a chance at taking home a festival award. The online competition are held in March, June, September and December.
AltFF accept films in all genres. We are giving out awards in multiple categories.
Each quarter, we will give out a Best Film Award (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter)
All other award winners will be permanently displayed in the Winners section of this site. Please note that we will not be displaying your film on our website.
As of 2021, We screen the 10 Best Film Finalists for each edition *COVID restrictions-permitting. All of the other Category Semi-Finalists are eligible for IMDb-approved awards.
We are the ALTERNATIVE FILM FESTIVAL - we are not your typical film awards! Our quarterly live event is different - it is an awards event where we will be announcing the winners of each of the many categories within Feature Films, Long ShortFilms, Short Films, Super Short Films, and Ultra Short Films.