Contest Submission Checklist

Are you ready to submit your short documentary? Look at the steps below and the links to make sure your submission goes smoothly.

Use the following checklist to make sure your film is ready to be reviewed by the TVO Today Short Doc Contest jury. No re-submissions are permitted, so please read over this page carefully.

  • My film follows all contest rules and regulations.
  • I have included the required releases for relevant interview subjects, music, and all other elements appearing in my film. [link to template forms coming soon]
  • My short documentary complies with the spec requirements and has been uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo, so I can now provide an unlisted link.
  • If I am a filmmaker under the age of 18, my parent(s)/guardian(s) are aware that I am entering this contest and that they will be required to sign a Declaration and Release to claim my prize, should I win.

Video spec requirements

  • Video at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, at a frame rate of 29.97, interlaced video.
  • Preferred wrapper file formats are .mxf or .mov.
  • Audio should be a stereo mix on channels 1 & 2, with audio peaks no
  • higher than -10dB.

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