It appears to be the submission time of year for fall film festival. If you are a filmmaker check out these call for submissions.
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Film Festival
Festival Focus: Films made by international and Canadian Indigenous filmmakers and producers.
Submission Deadline: June 1, 2008
Festival Dates: October 15 - 19, 2008
See details here, download pdf here
Toronto After Dark Film Festival
Film Types: Horror, Supernatural, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Animation, Crime, Action, Thriller, Suspense, Cult, Bizarre, Genre-defying, Experimental as well as:
- Documentaries, with a genre-related or cult/bizarre subject matter
- Music Videos, with a genre-related or cult/bizarre aesthetic
Submission Deadline: April 25, 2008 (early), May 23, 2008 (official) June 30, 2008 (late)
Festival Dates: October 17-24, 2008
See the details here
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Festival Focus: Works from East and Southeast Asian artists.
Submission Deadline: May 16 2008 (no fee), June 16/08 ($10 fee)
Festival Dates: November 12-18, 2008
See details here
Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival
Festival Focus: Exploring mental health & addiction through facts and mythologies.
Submission Deadline: August 11, 2008
Festival Dates: November 6-15, 2008
See details here (pdf)
Please check the respective sites carefully for full details.
Do you know of a festival not on the list? Email me at moviemoxie at gmail dot com, and I'll add it on.