commffest global community film festival

commffest global community film festival
110 THE ESPLANADE #323
TORONTO
ONTARIO
M5E1X9
CANADA, Canada

Tel: 416 362 5570

2020, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Sun 30th Aug 20
Sat 3rd Oct to Sat 17th Oct

2019, Finished
Thu 26th Sep to Mon 30th Sep

Festival Overview

The 2020 COMMFFEST (Community Film Festival) celebrates its 15th
anniversary from Oct 3 to 19 screening in movie theatres and exhibition spaces, presented yearly by a group of dedicated volunteers. COMMFFEST a non-profit charitable corporation makes its home in one of Toronto’s most fast growing, economically diverse neighbourhood, Old Town Toronto, where many languages are spoken and where memorable films like Robcob; Cinderella Man, Chicago, X-Men, The Hurricane, and Against the Ropes were created.

COMMFFEST is dedicated to presenting a wide variety of local, national and international works ( cultural and socially relevant) in all genres that can transform and shape our views of the world and individual communities.

Awards

The COMMFFEST AWARDS: Best Film and Honourable Mention are the two categories for the MADA (Making a Difference) Awards. The MADA goes to filmmakers whose work champions’ social good and community enrichment.

Genres

Action Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Animation Art-house Art-house Asian Asian Black Black Black Comedy Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Bollywood Children Children Comedy Comedy Crime Crime Disaster Documentary Documentary Drama Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Family Fantasy Fantasy Foreign Language Foreign Language French French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Historical Horror Independent Independent Jewish Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Music Video Musical Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Reality Religious Religious Romance Romance Science Fiction Short Short Silent Silent Sport Sport Spy Student Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Thriller Travel TV War War Western Women Women

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Submission Fee: $60
The 2020 COMMFFEST will celebrate 15 years from Oct 3-19 screening in movie theatres and exhibition spaces, presented yearly by a group of dedicated volunteers. COMMFFEST a charitable corporation makes its home in one of Toronto’s most fast growing, economically diverse neighbourhood, Old Town Toronto, where many languages are spoken and where memorable films like Robcob; Cinderella Man, Chicago, X-Men, The Hurricane, and Against the Ropes were created.

COMMFFEST is a film festival that presents a broad range of local and international films representing current affairs and relevant issues that affect our society. COMMFFEST provides opportunities for emerging filmmakers, artists, musicians and global community stakeholders to express themselves freely and to connect with audiences on a more personal level. This unique blend of film, filmmakers and audiences creates a dynamic atmosphere to provoke thought and stimulate further understanding and exploration of ideas, attitudes, and emotions that can foster change – starting with the communities in which we live.
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Known festival contacts Contacts
Sandie De freitas
Administrator
Norman Nart
Vice President

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Whether young or old, seasoned or just beginning, cinematic storytellers are welcomed into COMMFFEST with opportunities to engage and inspire audiences

Formats:

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Fees:

$45.00

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