Quarantine Stories Submissions
Calling filmmakers, animators, and editors of all levels. Use whatever’s around you for inspiration. There's no wrong way to tell a story.
5 minutes. 1 location. Let your imagination run wild and knock us off our feet.
What is Quarantine Stories?
Quarantine Stories is a digital short film festival designed to unite quarantined creatives from across Canada with quarantined audiences, to celebrate the resiliency of our creative community.
We've partnered with sponsors, who will be donating cash prizes, and will be joined by an esteemed panel of experts who will be judging the festival's final competition, set to stream worldwide.
An Emphasis on Storytelling
We want to make Quarantine Stories accessible to first-time filmmakers and industry veterans alike. Film your submission on your phone and edit it on TikTok for all we care. This isn't the time to pull out your thousand dollar camera lenses and fancy editing tricks. As long as you tell a good story and you follow the submission guidelines, you have as good of a chance of winning as anyone else.
It’s a difficult time for Canadian creatives, who are unable to work due to shelter-in-place restrictions. If you have the capacity, please consider making contributions to one or more of the following organizations: The AFC / Canadian Artist + Musician Relief Fund / Glad Day.