***PLEASE READ TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE DECIDING TO SUBMIT***

SUMMER EDITION EVENT takes place on June 24 at Suite 300 of The Burroughes Building located at 639 Queen St. West. Join us as we screen the 6 Best Film of the Festival Finalists.

FREE TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/alternative-film-festival-summer-edition-tickets-61221740875

Doors open at 5:45 pm, program begins at 6:00 pm.

See website https://www.altff.org for up-to-date info.

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All previous nominees and winners are posted at http://www.altff.org

al·ter·na·tive
ôlˈtərnədiv/
adjective

1. (of one or more things) available as another possibility.

The Alternative Film Festival is a quarterly event that is committed to bringing filmmakers of all levels - even beginners - a chance at taking home a festival award. We are an IMDb eligible festival meaning filmmakers will be able to post their nominations and wins on their IMDb profiles.

We are the ALTERNATIVE FILM FESTIVAL - we are not your typical film awards! Our quarterly event is different - it is an awards event where we will be announcing the Winners of each of the many categories within Feature Films, Short Films and Super Short Films. Filmmakers around the world can join us for the awards announcements via Facebook Live! Make sure you follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AltFilmFest to watch.

WE SCREEN THE 6 BEST FILM FINALISTS FOR EACH QUARTER AT OUR QUARTERLY EVENT. All other Finalists (in many different categories) are in the running to win our IMDb-eligible awards.

Each category (feature, short and super short) will have the following awards (subject to change) available per quarter (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) all of which are IMDb eligible:

BEST DRAMA
BEST COMEDY
BEST ANIMATION
BEST EXPERIMENTAL
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST HORROR
BEST SCI-FI
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST CAST
BEST WRITER
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST MUSIC FILM

BEST POSTER - photography contest

BEST FILM OF THE FESTIVAL

Printable PDF certificates will be available for download to all winners via our Facebook page.

AltFF accepts narrative, documentary, animation and experimental films.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
All films must be in English or have English subtitles.
No limit on number of submissions or production date.
All films must have an online screener.
Filmmakers retain the rights to their films.
Filmmakers are responsible for acquiring copyrights, licenses and releases for media used in their films.
Judges' decisions are final.

Submission categories are as follows:
Feature Films (40 minutes and over)
Short Films (5 to 40 minutes)
Super Short Films (1 to 5 minutes)
Posters (photography contest)

By submitting their film, filmmakers gives ALTFF the right to post their posters, trailers, website and social media links on our website.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Carlo de Olim

    I was honored to see that my movie was selected by AltFF. Thank you!

    April 2019
  • Laura Coleman

    We were honored to receive semi finalist for our Bark Poster! Thank you AltFF! <3

    April 2019
  • Martina Di Blasio

    We arrived semi-finalist 2019 in the spring section of the festival with "Cesium" and we was honored to share our work with this amazing organization that make us feel appreciate and welcomed, thank you for everything you have done for our work!
    Martina Di Blasio -Cesium short film

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Martina!

  • I was very happy and honored to be selected and nominated in AltFF Alternative Film Festival. Unfortunately, I couldn't attend the events. Hopefully, I will be back soon for the festival. Highly recommended and will return in the future!

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Olivia!

  • Truck Hudson

    Great festival! Will submit again.

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Truck!