Call for Submissions: Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2020
THE DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS IS 15 MAY 2020.
The trinidad+tobago film festival is pleased to announce the call for submissions for our 15th anniversary festival, ttff/20! Submissions can be made through our festival portal on Film Freeway.
The ttff seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of fiction and documentary feature and short films made in Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean and its diaspora. The Festival therefore accepts submissions from Caribbean filmmakers in the region and in the diaspora; and international filmmakers with films from or about the Caribbean or its diaspora. please visit our portal on Film Freeway.
ttff/20 will include new shorts, and features, narrative films, documentaries and experimental films, which explore the Caribbean experience. As always, the festival will include curated film screenings at Movietowne (Port of Spain, San Fernando and Tobago) and a programme of outdoor screenings of favourite classics, People’s Choice and jury award-winning films.
Awards & Prizes
Jury Prize: Best Narrative Feature Jury Prize: Best Documentary Feature Jury Prize: Best Narrative Short Jury Prize: Best Documentary Short Jury Prize: Best Student Film Jury Prize: Best Experimental Film Youth Jury Prize: Best Feature-length Film People's Choice: Best TT Feature People's Choice: Best TT Short Spirit of Trinidad & Tobago Award
Rules & Terms
The ttff seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of fiction and documentary feature and short films made in T&T, the Caribbean and its diaspora. therefore they accept submissions from Caribbean filmmakers, Caribbean filmmakers in the diaspora, and international filmmakers with films from or about the Caribbean or its diaspora.
Submissions must have been completed after 01 January 2018.
Films screened in competition are eligible for one or more jury prizes. There are also several people’s choice awards. All submissions must be made online, via FilmFreeway
FILM SECTIONS You will need to indicate to which section you are applying. We use the following rules to classify films:
Narrative feature (70 minutes and over)
Narrative short (under 70 minutes)
Documentary feature (70 minutes and over)
Documentary short (under 70 minutes)
Student film (made by a student filmmaker; any length)
Video art or experimental film (any length)