The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Film submissions now being accepted for the second-annual Durham Region Film Festival

WHITBY, ON March 01, 2016

The second-annual Durham Region Film Festival will be taking place from Sept. 16 to 18, 2016. This year, filmmakers and artists will be able to submit films to be considered for screening at the festival and for award selections. 


Films may be submitted for consideration from March 1 to June 1. Films submitted prior to the early bird deadline of April 1 will have a discounted entry fee. 


Films may be submitted for consideration online at Films can be submitted in the following categories: Feature Film, Short Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Animation Short, and Student Film.  


The Durham Region Film Festival aims to bring the magic of film—on-screen and behind-the-scenes—to local residents and visitors with an exciting line-up of films, an awards ceremony, a series of informative filmmaking workshops and interactive activities. 


For more information and submission guidelines, visit  

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.