12th Annual ReelWorld Film Festival – April 11th – 15th 2012!

The 12th Annual ReelWorld Film Festival will take place from 11 to 15 April 2012. Mark your calendar.

It is a 5 day festival screening films from the Aboriginal, Asian, Black, Latino, Middle Eastern, South Asian and other multi-racial communities. ReelWorld screens features, documentaries, animation, shorts and music videos.

Submissions deadline December 9th 2011 

Submission link – REELWORLD 2012 FILM SUBMISSION

ReelWorld programmers are waiting to hear from you!

Tonya Lee Williams Director of Programming

Bobby Del Rio Canadian Programmer – bobby@reelworld.ca

Allison Wilson Forbes International Programmer – allison@reelworld.ca

Kristine Estorninos Shorts Programmer – shorts@reelworld.ca

Elizabeth Bailey  Shorts Programmer – shorts@reelworld.ca

Cazhmere Music Video Programmer – music.videos@reelworld.ca

For general inquires – programming@reelworld.ca


NEW VENUE – Opening and Closing night screenings will be held at:

•  Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas – 4861 Yonge Street Toronto ON M2N 5X2

All regular screenings & industry panels will be held at:

Famous Players Canada Square Theatres – 2190 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4S 2C6

Nominate a Trailblazer for 2012! – Submissions deadline December 30th 2011

The ReelWorld Trailblazer Awards recognize culturally and racially diverse individuals who are pushing the boundaries and creating new standards of excellence in the Canadian entertainment industry. Each ReelWorld Trailblazer is an up-and-coming voice contributing to the diversity that makes Canada such a vibrant country; an individual in the entertainment industry approaching the craft in new ways and making great strides.

Nominate your ReelWorld film festival trailblazer today – Trailblazer nomination form

Want to get a Directors credit on a documentary Executive Produced by Oscar winning director Kevin Macdonald? … I want a Directors credit!


Festival and Foundation Manager / Mekielia Nembhard – mekielia@reelworld.ca

Sponsorship and Publicity / Sasha Stoltz – sasha@reelworld.ca

Administrative Assistant / Jessica Linklater – assistant@reelworld.ca

Finance Manager / Rodrigo Diaz Varela – rodrigo@reelworld.ca

ReelWorld Board of Directors

Moe Jiwan – Film Festival Chair

Director / Uptown Management Group Inc.

Eboue Reinbergs – Foundation Chair

Corporate & Entertainment Lawyer

Sarah Hardy – Festival and Foundation Secretary

Manager, Autism Implementation / Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Lynne Stoltz – Board Member

Producer / Screenwriter – Have Faith Productions

Salah Bachir – Board Member

President / Cineplex Media

Steven Conville – Board Member

Vice President / Blackmont Capital