WIFT-T Showcase

Our annual WIFT-T Showcase highlights the creativity, talent, and diversity of our community. Submit your short film or episodic content (TV or web series). Each spring, we invite your fellow members and our supporters to join us in celebrating you!

Each spring, we host a special screening of short works by our members: film (documentary, fictions, animation, experimental), and TV & web series episodes. 

The 10th Annual WIFT-T Showcase will take place on April 16, 2019 at TIFF Bell Lightbox. A reception will follow.

2018 Highlights

The 2019 call for submissions opens on January 9th. All submissions are reviewed by a volunteer jury of WIFT-T members. 


Members can submit up to TWO projects. Run time of each project must not exceed 24 minutes (credits included).

  • Documentary
  • Fiction/Narrative
  • Animation
  • Experimental
  • Television series (episode)
  • Web series (episode)


Submissions must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for consideration:

  • Only WIFT-T members with up-to-date membership are eligible to submit work for consideration. You may become a member at the time of the application. Accepted filmmakers will be required to hold active WIFT-T memberships on the date of the Showcase (April 16, 2019). The submitting member must hold one of the following key creative positions on the project*: Writer, Director, Producer, Editor or Cinematographer/DOP;
  • Submitting member must be at minimum age 18;
  • Work must not exceed a run time of 24 minutes, including credits;
  • Work must have been completed after January 1, 2017;
  • Non-English media with dialogue/commentary must be subtitled or dubbed;
  • Work must be fully complete. Works-in-progress are not eligible;
  • Member can submit a maximum of TWO separate projects for consideration (only ONE may be selected for the Showcase). However, separate submission forms must be completed per project.

*Upon acceptance, successful applicants must provide permission from the project’s producer (or owner) to be screened.

Please note that the decisions of the Selection Committee are final.

2019 WIFT-T Showcase – Jury Call

We're seeking active members’ interested in volunteering on the 10th annual WIFT-T Showcase Selection Committee.

The Showcase Selection Committee will screen and jury the 2019 WIFT-T Showcase short-format submissions. This role is an excellent opportunity to review and support other WIFT-T Members' works, give back, and champion fellow Members and your community. Selection Committee volunteers will each receive a complimentary ticket to attend the 2019 WIFT-T Showcase.

If you are interested in joining this year’s selection committee, send the following to Christina Anderson, Programs and Special Events Manager at

  1. A CV and/or Resume
  2. Bio (150 words max)
  3. A brief statement as to why you are interested in volunteering on the Selection Committee (minimum 150 words)

More information on Committee duties and commitments will be sent to interested applicants upon application submission.

Deadline to apply: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.

Please note: Committee members will be required to hold active WIFT-T memberships until the date of the event on April 16, 2019.

Notifications will be sent to the selected committee members the week of February 4, 2019.

2019 Call for Submissions opens on January 9!
2019 Call for Submissions opens on January 9!