<videovortex> TUFF: public film festival in the Toronto subway system

Sabine Niederer sabine at networkcultures.org
Tue May 24 22:43:12 CEST 2011

Toronto Urban Film Festival 

Call for Submissions - Deadline: July 15, 2011 

Filmmakers, animators and video artists are invited to submit one-minute silent films for an urban public. TUFF is open to Canadian and international artists; pays artist fees; and awards thousands in cash and prizes. 

Internationally acclaimed Canadian filmmaker, Atom Egoyan, will guest judge the fifth annual Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF), awarding the top prizes of the festival! 

The Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF), the only festival of its kind in North America, reaches over 1.3 million subway commuters daily. Recently named one of MovieMaker Magazine's '20 Coolest Film Festivals,' TUFF takes place September 9 - 18, 2011 on Onestop platform screens across the Toronto subway system. 

Deadline for submissions to TUFF is July 15, 2011. TUFF is free to submit prior to June 1, 2011. After that date, there will be submission fees: $10 (June 1 - June 30) and $15 (July 1 - July 15). Films can be submitted through the TUFF Website. 


5 Years and Still TUFF! 

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