The Silver Wave Film Festival is not accepting submissions at this time (Deadline was August 3) 

2018-SWFF-Application (Word)

2018-SWFF-Application-Format (PDF)

Silver Wave Submission Fee

Silver Wave Film Festival 2018 Application

The New Brunswick Silver Wave Film Festival is presented by the New Brunswick Filmmaker’s Co-operative. It is an annual event to showcase New Brunswick filmmakers and filmmakers from away. The Festival will take place from November 8-11, in 2018.

Deadline for all submissions is August 3rd annually.

Director’s Name:

Producer’s Name:

Writer’s Name:



Province or State:


Postal Code:


E-Mail (this should be the email for whoever is representing the film at festivals and will be in attendance if the film is accepted:

Film Title:

Genre (Doc/Drama/Comedy/Horror/Experimental/Animation etc…and you also must specify if your film is a student film):

Language (if not English, subtitles are required):

Completion Date of Project:

Final Running Time of Video (Festival programmers have the right to reject any film accepted for screening if it’s running time changes drastically after acceptance into the festival) :

Screening formats for film at Festivals (Must be available in a format that can be screened at SWFF)

NOTE: The master screening file doesn’t have to be sent in until you receive notification that your film has been accepted into SWFF. Before anything is sent, SWFF Technical Lead specifies to each filmmaker the format required for their specific screening venue.

Brief Description of project.

Required material to be submitted by Email only in a WORD DOCUMENT or directly in the email, all pictures & posters in 300 dpi resolution jpg format:

  • Completed application form, Stills representing film, Crew and Cast List and Lead     Actors Headshots, Director’s Headshot & Bio & Press Kit-(if any)

– List of credits; (this is especially important for NB Resident filmmakers as SWFF needs to know exactly who did what on your production for award purposes if your film is deemed eligible). If you are not clear, an award opportunity could be missed. Only NB Shorts Residents living in NB are eligible for specific NB Film Shorts Awards and proof of residency will be asked for if it is unclear. Short Films shot outside of NB by New Brunswicker’s will not be shown in the NB Shorts Programs if accepted. NB residents that have moved away are not eligible for NB awards even if they have shot in NB).

– Private online link to finished film project for programmers and jury consideration. If the online link is not submitted with festival application material, film will not be eligible for programming and jury consideration for awards.

– $10 Submission Fee (make cheque, paypal payment or money order payable to NB Film Co-op).

(Note – we do not give out craft awards to feature films (dramas, comedies), our focus is shorts and documentaries. However all films are eligible for the Viewers Choice Award.

Note: if your film is accepted into the festival, a short clip from said film, may be used in the festival trailer. This is considered an honour and is standard for most festivals when promoting their programming. If you do not wish this, please speak to festival staff,    otherwise filling out this form signals your permission.

Distributor Information (if applicable).

If you have any questions regarding this application or guidelines to the festival, please contact the Co-op, at the co-ordinates below.

Please email application to:

ATTEN: Silver Wave Film Festival C/O NBFC

E-mail: [email protected]