Twisted Oyster Film Festival

Twisted Oyster Film Festival
1800 W Cornelia Ave
Chicago, United States

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 22nd Sep 17
Sat 14th Oct to Sun 22nd Oct

Festival Overview

Now in its third year, the Twisted Oyster Film Festival leads the way in search of works that push the boundaries of content and narrative with a mission to bridge culture, society and technology. For 2017, we seek to highlight women creators, directors and artists from all over the world, whose works are meaningful, innovative and go in tandem with our times.




Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Children Comedy Documentary Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language Gay and Lesbian Independent Murder Mystery Noir Political Science Fiction Short Silent Thriller Women

Submit your film via festival focus
TOFF 2017 General Entries
Submission Fee: $20
We seek works by women/transwomen.

Shorts: Under 20 minutes with a minimum of 5 minutes in length.
Feature: Over 40 minutes with a maximum of 90 minutes in length.

Film Categories: Adventure, animation documentary, experimental, multimedia, new media, short, feature.
Film Genre: Animation, art, culture, deconstruction, documentary, fantasy, film noir, LGBTQ, magical realism, microcinema, neo-noir, post modern, sci-fi, social issues, thriller and underground.

Audience Awards are given in five categories:
Best in Show
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Known festival contacts Contacts
Pia Cruzalegui


Open to the public


Open to film/new media/video artists in the U.S. and abroad, ages 21 or over. Works may be representational, abstract, non-representational or conceptual.


15.00 per entry

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