Deadline for Submissions: Friday, May 7, 2021
Application Submission Form:

The Rendezvous with Madness Festival (RWM) is the first and largest arts and mental health festival and public discussion forum, hosted each year by Workman Arts in Toronto, Canada. The festival presents local, national and international work exploring themes of mental health and/or addiction issues.

We are now accepting film/video submissions for consideration for screening in the Rendezvous With Madness Festival in a cinema context (whether on-site and/or online).

We are accepting submissions of all genres, lengths/durations and forms that highlight, discuss or intersect with topics of mental health, addiction, recovery and wellness. We’re especially interested in works by creators with lived mental health and/or addictions experiences.

Submissions can be received by preview link (this is preferred – you can use Vimeo, YouTube, Google drive, etc.) or via USB drive.

  • No submission fees
  • Artist fees / screening fees / film rentals paid for all projects presented

For our Film/Video frequently asked questions (FAQs), please see below. For full submission details and to submit your film online, please click here.