Our 2020 event date is currently to be determined as Toronto, Ontario is on a partial lockdown again! We will inform all filmmakers when we have info on the new date.

Categories accepted:

Animation, Art, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Experimental, Fashion, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Music, Noir, Romance, Sci-Fi, Silent, Sports, Suspense, Thriller

We believe that a capable filmmaker can tell a story in just 60 seconds. We also believe that most of our brains have adapted to a shorter attention span as spurred on by social media channels. And so we created this festival as an outlet for both filmmakers and audience alike to enjoy micro short works of art.

******OUR PARTNER FESTIVALS******
Continental Film Festival (IMDb-eligible awards)
FilmFreeway.com/ContinentalFF

Couch Film Festival (IMDb-eligible awards)
FilmFreeway.com/CouchFF

Alternative Film Festival (IMDb-eligible awards)
FilmFreeway.com/AltFF

6ix Screams International Horror Film Festival (IMDb-eligible awards and horror films only!)
FilmFreeway.com/6ixScreams

300 Seconds Short Film Festival (IMDb-eligible awards and 5 minutes and under only!)
FilmFreeway.com/300SecSFF

$50 1st place
$30 2nd place
$20 3rd place

$50 Best Local Film (Toronto)

All 4 winners will receive:

-Custom laurels and printable certificates

All 100 official selections will be screened at the event and will receive Official Selection laurels.

Terms and Conditions:

1. Film must be 1 minute (60 seconds) in length, including title and credits.

2.Films must be in English or have English subtitles.

3. Films must have a FilmFreeway, Vimeo or YouTube screener.

4. Submitters must have the right to submit the films.

5. No refunds for submission fees.

6. We do not pay screening fees in this festival.

7. All selected films will receive laurels and the list will be posted on our website.

8. 3 winners will be chosen (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) and will receive laurels and will be awarded the following monetary prizes in US Dollars:

1st place = $50
2nd place = $30
3rd place = $20

9. We will not be posting the winning videos on our website.

10. All judges’ decisions are final.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Great to be a part of, and looking forward to entering again!

    January 2020
  • mark bellusci

    Great to be in this. Thanks.

    December 2019
  • Paul Kelly

    This is an amazing festival with wonderful organizers and some really talented filmmakers presenting their work. It was a great honor to have my film, Fowl Fury, recognized as an Official Selection by a film festival that really cares about filmmakers. Attention All Filmmakers: Bookmark this festival for next year and every year!

    November 2019
  • David Valverde

    A very well organized and beautiful festival

    November 2019
  • What a pleasure to have been involved with Toronto's Minute Madness festival. Delighted to have had my tiny epic selected for inclusion - it would have been wonderful to have been in attendance as the programme was hugely intriguing. Friendly and frequent communication throughout and a strong social media presence make the relatively small entry fee an absolute bargain. Recommended.

    November 2019