Cabbagetown Short Film Festival now accepting submissions to the 26th annual festival!

The 26th annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival will take place on Wednesday, September 6th in downtown Toronto.

Submissions will be accepted until July 31, 2017. 

Free to enter! See  guidelines on the application page.

Cabbagetown Short Film Festival awards $2,000 in Prizes 

Congratulations to the following talented filmmakers who received their awards on September 7th at Daniels Spectrum in the heart of downtown Toronto.  

GRAND PRIZE:  En La Azotea / Spain - written and directed by Damia Serra Cauchetiez

BEST DOCUMENTARY: Kubo's Crickets / Canada- written and directed by Michael Allcock

BEST ANIMATION: Deux Amis / France - written and directed by Natalia Chernysheva

HONORABLE MENTION: Le Clitoris / Canada- written and directed by Lori Malepart-Traversy

PEOPLES CHOICE: Motivational Quotes: An Addiction / Canada - written by Miles Verweel, directed by Alasdair Clarke

Thank you to the following generous sponsors for helping to make these awards possible: 

 

THE VOTES ARE IN! - Motivational Quotes: An Addiction, starring Miles Verweel, directed by Alasdair Clarke and shot by Ben Ainsworth, takes the 2016 People's Choice Award at the 25th annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival!

This is the second win for the film, which won first place at the Cynecycle Film Fest VI in Toronto earlier this year!

 14 SHORTS SELECTED FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING!

The Cabbagetown Short Film Festival jury met on August 16 to determine the final selection of shorts to be screened at the 25th Annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival. From a shortlist of 20 titles, selected from close to 200 submissions, the jury, composed of industry professionals, selected the following 14 outstanding films:

A Stop Gap Story- (Canada) Directed by Taeo Levine and Natalie Plourde

Ships Passing in the Night- (Germany) Directed by Elizabeth Zwimpfer

Motivational Quotes: An Addiction - (Canada) Directed by Alasdair Clarke

The Learning Alliance- (Pakistan) Directed by Muhammad Umar Saeed

Kubo’s Crickets-(Canada) Directed by Michael Allcock

Deux Amis-(France) Directed by Natalie Chernysheva

Venice-(Australia) Directed by Venetia Taylor

Through the Eyes of Children-(Canada) Directed by Anna Maria Mouradian

Cenizo-(Spain) Directed by Jon Mikel Caballero

The Clitoris-(Canada) Directed by Lori Malepart-Traversy

The Plover-(Australia) Directed by Klutch Kable

On the Roof - (Spain) Directed by Damia Serra Cauchetiez

Tiny Tracks-(Canada) Directed by Naomi Hocura

Sequences for the Future-(Italy) Directed by Sebastiano Luca Insinga

Congratulations to the selected filmmakers and sincere thanks to ALL the filmmakers who submitted their work for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you again and wish you all the best in the future. 

 

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, September 7th, 2016- 25th Annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival !

The 25th annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival will celebrate a very special anniversary on Wednesday, September 7th from 7:00-10:00pm with an all new program of exceptional short films at Ada Slaight Hall located in Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. East, Toronto.

Don't miss this gem of a festival, which promises something for everyone, including fans of Drama, Documentary, Animation and Comedy!

Tickets available online at: 

 

 

 

Don't Miss the Deadline for Submission to the 25th Annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival!

July 31, 2016 is the deadline for submission for this year's screening, at which we celebrate a quarter century of exceptional short films from around the world and around the corner! 

Save the Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Don't miss our upcoming celebration of Canadian favourites from the festival archives! We'll represent Canadians from coast to coast to coast.  Screening at the coolest venue in Cabbagetown,   The Parish Hall, St. Simon-the-Apostle,  525 Bloor St. East,  7-10pm.  Its PWYC, with a suggested donation of $15.  Admission + Cash Bar will  support the 25th annual Cabbagetown Short Film Festival, Sept. 7th! 

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Upcoming Events

The Cabbagetown Short Film Festival will turn 25 in September 2016!   To celebrate this special anniversary year,  we will revisit some of our favourite titles from the past with several local screenings over the next few months.

Join us for a Free one-hour screening of international favourites on March 4, 7-8pm at the Parliament Street Library. Please plan to arrive early as the seating is limited.  Stay tuned for more news about our all-Canadian shorts screening coming in April.