Terms & Conditions 

  1. 1. Authority to Enter into this Agreement.

Toronto Vanguard needs to assure you have the right to enter this contest. By entering the Toronto Vanguard Fest, you are expressing that:

1.1 You are 18 years old or have express permission to enter this contest from your parent/guardian.

1.2 You have the full right and power to enter into an exhibition agreement.

1.3 You are the sole creator of the project, an agent acting on behalf of the creator, or a designated representative working on behalf of an organization or collective with expressed permission to enter this festival.

  1. 2. Submission Deadlines

Submissions are closed on December 30th, 2019.

Early entry is encouraged but will not guarantee acceptance.

  1. 3. Submission Format

Scripts must be submitted via PDF format ONLY.

Edits of submitted screenplays or movies are not accepted.


  1. 4. Submission Eligibility

We only accept work made after 2010.

  1. 5. Submission Fee

Submission fees are to be paid by secure online payment with a credit or debit card. Submission fees are non-refundable.

  1. 6. Notification

We will try to notify all entrants by Jan 10th, 2020 via email and your chosen submission portal.

  1. 7. Scheduling

All live events are scheduled at the discretion of Toronto Vanguard Film Festival. We will make every effort to assure the events go ahead on schedule but we do reserve the right to make changes to the schedule for any reason. Toronto Vanguard will not be held liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.

  1. 8. Withdrawals

After a movie has been selected to be screened “in competition”, no withdrawals will be accepted. Withdrawals can be made prior to December 30th, 2019.