Upcoming Deadlines

At On Screen Manitoba, we are committed to making our members aware of making industry opportunities such as calls for project submissions for funds, festivals, markets, competitions and awards. Links to all future opportunities will be posted in this centralized location and circulated in our weekly industry newsletter In Focus. To have a call for submissions listed here, e-mail info@onscreenmanitoba.com.


Employment Opportunities


Film Festivals Submissions

Telefilm Festival Calls for Entry

Göteborg, Sweden, January 25 to February 4, 2019
42nd Göteborg International Film Festival
Late deadline: October 31, 2018

New York City, United States, April 24 to May 5, 2019
18th Tribeca Film Festival
Deadline via Telefilm Canada: November 7, 2018

Berlin, Germany, February 7, 2019
69th Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin 2019 – Short Films
Entry Deadline: November 15, 2018

Malmö, Sweden, March 23 to 29, 2019
36th BUFF – International Film Festival
Deadline: November 15, 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 20 to 31, 2019
16th CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
Deadline submissions (for films finished after September 2018): December 1, 2018

San Francisco, United States, April 10 to 23, 2019
62nd San Francisco International Film Festival
Final Deadline: December 3, 2018

Nyon, Switzerland, April 5 to 13, 2019
50th Visions du Réel International Film Festival
Final Deadline: December 21, 2018




Telefilm Canada Festivals and Markets Calls for Entry

16th Berlinale Co-Production Market
Berlin, Allemagne, February 9 – 13. 2019
Application Deadline (Feature film): October 10, 2018
Application Deadline (TV series): October 22, 2018

Rotterdam, Netherlands, January 26 to 30, 2019
Rotterdam Lab 2019 | 36th CineMart – 48th International Film Festival Rotterdam
Application Deadline via Telefilm Canada (eTelefilm): November 14, 2018

Berlin February, Germany, February 7 to 17, 2019
BERLIN 2019 | Perspective Canada at the European Film Market (EFM)
Submission Deadline via eTelefilm: November 16, 2018

Berlin, Germany, February 7 to 17, 2019
Berlinale Co-Production Market | Producers without Borders
Submission Deadline (eTelefilm): November 26, 2019

Request for Proposals

  • Voices with Impact – for artists and filmmakers interested in receiving a film grant for the creation of a short film specifically on the topic of mental health experiences within Indigenous communities. Deadline: October 31.

Training & Mentorship Programs


Dates listed below are the event dates, not registration deadlines.

Workshops with the Winnipeg Film Group

Workshops with Film Training Manitoba
Workshops with Video Pool Media Arts Centre

National Screen Institute Courses

New Media Manitoba

Red River College

Manitoba Film & Music Programs

Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Film, TV, Actors, Music & Media Lab

On Screen Manitoba thanks its sustaining partners