Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF)
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: July 15, 2012.
No talk, just TUFF. The Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) returns for a sixth year of spectacular one-minute silent films. Forever the strong and silent type, TUFF takes place September 7 – 17, 2012 on the Pattison Onestop subway screens, reaching an audience of over one million daily commuters. Canadian and international artists are invited to submit work that is of interest to an urban audience. The festival accepts all genres of silent, one-minute film, video and animation. The 2012 guest judge is acclaimed documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal (“Payback” and “Manufactured Landscapes”).
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The 20th Annual Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival
November 9 – 17, 2012 | Toronto, Ontario
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: August 17, 2012
No Submission Fee, Artists Fees Paid
Rendezvous with Madness is looking for shorts and features of all genres that feature cinematic representations of mental illness and addiction.
Now in its 20th year, the Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (RWM) is the world’s first festival about mental illness and addiction. Each program is followed by a panel discussion with filmmakers, mental health professionals and people with lived mental health experience. RWM presents powerful, entertaining and compelling images of mental health from around the world. These diverse viewpoints capture the global discussion surrounding mental health and encourage the breakdown of stigma across many cultures.
For more information please visit:www.rendezvouswithmadness.com