The theme is ‘’Crear en Libertad’’ – ‘’Finding freedom through creation’’. Addressing the extraordinary times we are living through now, the contest is intended to offer a space to explore how artists are still creating art during these very restricted times that we have never seen before in our generation in Canada.
- Shorts made by independent Latin-Canadian filmmakers or Canadian filmmakers engaging Latin American themes or content
- Maximum running time: 5 minutes
- Ages 18+
- Experimental, narrative, documentary or animation
- Created during the COVID-19 emergency period*
DEADLINE: Extended to Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Submissions are FREE! Submit your short through the VLAFF section “CREAR EN LIBERTAD: SHORT FILM CONTEST” on FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/vlaff
A selection of the submitted films will be screened online during the 18th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, August 27 – September 6, 2020.
The winning film will receive a cash prize of $300 CAD (Three hundred)
*All projects must be created while adhering strictly to the social distancing, travel restrictions and health guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19 set forth by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the specific guidelines from your home Province or Territory: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/symptoms/provincial-territorial-resources-covid-19.html