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Breakthroughs Film Festival accepting submissions from emerging female directors

Breakthroughs Film Festival is the only festival in Canada devoted exclusively to short films by emerging women directors.
Breakthroughs Film Festival is the only festival in Canada devoted exclusively to short films by emerging women directors. Supplied photo

Canada’s only festival dedicated to showcasing short films by emerging female directors is looking for submissions.

The two-day festival, now in its seventh year, runs from June 8-9 in Toronto.

“Our festival continues to flourish at an incredible pace,” said executive director Gabor Pertic, “with more filmmakers from around the world submitting.”

The submission deadline is March 16, with late submissions accepted until April 1.

Filmmakers can submit their short films via FilmFreeway.com.

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