Record number of short films submitted to MWFF

Tuesday June 23, 2015

Montreal, June 22, 2015 – A record number of short films were submitted to the Montreal Film Festival for this year’s edition. Over 1200 shorts including some 400 Canadian and foreign student films, were submitted prior to the festival deadline, an increase of 42 % over last year’s figures. Seven hundred and twenty-six films from 64 countries have already be tabulated, with more countries sure to come.

 

“These numbers are evidence of the vitality of today’s young filmmakers,” observed MWFF president Serge Losique. “Our screens are always available to welcome new talents from around the world.”

 

The 39th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival will run from August 27 to September 7, 2015.

 

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Contact: MWFF


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