ReelWorld Film Festival


Tonya Lee Williams, Founder/Executive Director

Tina Robert, Sponsorship Director

Rodrigo Diaz Varela, Finance Manager

Patrick Burke, Communications Coordinator

Sasha Stoltz, Publicity

Amaika Chibiluzo, Volunteer Coordinator

Meryca Shawongonabe, Administrative Assistant

Bryanna Brown, Administrative Assistant

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Submission Policy:

Accepts Narrative and Documentary Features, Shorts, Web Series, Animation, Music Videos, VR.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries


Founded by actress Tonya Williams in 2001 Reelworld empowers emerging Indigenous and racialized storytellers to showcase films which inspire social change. The festival is based in Toronto, Canada and programs more than 70% Canadian content.