Submissions open the 1st of each month! (save by submitting early)


welcome to SLIFF ONLINE

A monthly online-only short film competition presented by St. Lawrence International Film Festival.

SLIFF Online provides short filmmakers exposure to a global audience and a highly curated list of entertainment industry decision-makers and influencers.

Official Selections receive designated laurels and are shared on our website for one month and promoted accordingly.

Category Winners receive unique prizes, designated laurels, remain available through our website's Filmmakers to Watch page for one year, and will be shared with our curated industry list. 

important dates:

  • Submissions Open - the 1st of each month.
  • Early, Regular and Late Deadlines vary by month. (Save by submitting early; pay more when submitting late)
  • Official  Selections are announced and begin screening the 1st of each month until the last day of that month.
  • Category Winners: screen for one year on our Filmmakers to Watch Page.


  • Narrative
  • Documentary
  • Animation
  • Web Series


  • Monthly Winners will receive an InkTip Script Listing to promote themselves and their scripts to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents.

  • Monthly Winners will receive a complimentary one-year subscription to, a next generation platform for creators of original pitches for TV, Film & Digital Media to connect directly with Hollywood Producers and Studio Executives with pro advice for industry creators on how to pitch a television show or feature film.

Submissions open the 1st of each month! (save by submitting early)