Mirror Mountain Film Festival

Mirror Mountain Film Festival
5-371 Churchill Avenue North
K1Z5C4
Ottawa, Canada

2019, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 7th Jun 19
Fri 26th Jul to Sat 27th Jul

Festival Overview

Mirror Mountain Film Festival brings the best in independent and alternative cinema to Canada’s capital. Mirror Mountain is an inclusive festival that welcomes all types of films and all types of people to share in the collective cinema experience. In addition to film screenings, our festival features live performances, parties, Q&A sessions and more.

Awards

At the end of the festival, awards are given out in the following categories:

BEST FILM
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST SCREENPLAY
BEST PERFORMANCE
BEST LOCAL FILM

All selected films are automatically in consideration for awards in all relevant and appropriate categories.

For more information on award sponsors, prizes, previous winners and nominees, visit: mirrormountainfilmfest.com/awards

Genres

Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language French Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Noir Period Political Reality Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Student Supernatural Thriller War Western Women

Submit your film via festival focus
Feature-length films (Earlybird)
Submission Fee: $35
Any film longer than 60 minutes in length, including credits. All genres accepted, including drama, comedy, documentary, animation, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, musical, dance, poetry/spoken word, experimental, cult and more.

The festival welcomes submissions from diverse filmmakers from all backgrounds, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited and non-binary filmmakers, Indigenous and First Nations filmmakers, persons with disabilities, and diasporic and transcultural filmmakers.
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Medium-length films (Earlybird)
Submission Fee: $25
Any film between 20 and 60 minutes in length, including credits. All genres accepted, including drama, comedy, documentary, animation, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, musical, dance, poetry/spoken word, experimental, cult and more.

The festival welcomes submissions from diverse filmmakers from all backgrounds, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited and non-binary filmmakers, Indigenous and First Nations filmmakers, persons with disabilities, and diasporic and transcultural filmmakers.
Make submission now
Short films (Earlybird)
Submission Fee: $15
Any film less than 20 minutes in length, including credits. All genres accepted, including drama, comedy, documentary, animation, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, musical, dance, poetry/spoken word, experimental, cult and more.

The festival welcomes submissions from diverse filmmakers from all backgrounds, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited and non-binary filmmakers, Indigenous and First Nations filmmakers, persons with disabilities, and diasporic and transcultural filmmakers.
Make submission now

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Christopher Rohde
Festival Director

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Mirror Mountain accepts any genre of film, including drama, comedy, documentary, animation, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, musical, dance, poetry/spoken word, experimental, cult and more.

The festival welcomes submissions from diverse filmmakers from all backgrounds, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited and non-binary filmmakers, Indigenous and First Nations filmmakers, persons with disabilities, and diasporic and transcultural filmmakers.

Formats:

Mirror Mountain accepts entries through FilmFreeway, Festhome, Click for Festivals, Withoutabox, FestivalFocus and Cineport. For more information please visit: mirrormountainfilmfest.com/submissions

Fees:

Submissions open: March 19th 2018.

Earlybird deadline: December 7th 2018 (Shorts $15, Medium-length $25, Features $35).

Regular deadline: March 8th 2019 (Shorts $25, Medium-length $35, Features $45).

Final deadline: June 7th 2019 (Shorts $35, Medium-length $45, Features $55).

All prices are listed in USD.

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