- Frame Film Festival
The Frame Film Festival is a student run event showcasing talent from across
Toronto. Submissions are obtained from independent short-film producers who are students or recent graduates.
The Frame Film Festival was started in 2003, hosted by the
Centennial CollegeCorporate Communications and Public Relations program. Students in the program have continued to host the event annually every year since.
The event is a not-for-profit operation that either hosts a charity or reinvests the funds into the event. Typically support is obtained through corporate sponsors, who provide material or financial backing for the endeavor.
The current event is the 5th Annual Frame Film Festival, and will be held at The Ben Wicks at 424 Parliament Street, Toronto ON on
December 6, 2007at 7 p.m.
The organizing committee for this year's festival are Karin Archer, Joe Chawla, Maricel Dicion, Miranda McCurlie, Staffeen Thompson and Daniel Van Beek.
Organizers of the 4th Annual Frame Film Festival included, Omar Ha-Redeye, Catherine Patterson, Anne Morello, Mahsa Shamsipour, and Marcella Young. Judges for the event included Adam Nayman, David Wallace, and Claudio Castro.
The 1st Place and Viewers' choice awards both went to "Park of Lonely Benches," by Mikhail Petrenko of Odoovan Films. 2nd Place was awarded to Shiv Harrilal of SVP Films (King Academy Pictures) for "Waiting." 2nd Place award was received on behalf of Shiv Harrilal by Sergei Petrov, winner in the previous year at the Frame Film Festival.
Other nominees included included Ryan Manankill (FrontLine Cinema) for his film "Forever", Geoff Anhorn for "Good Intentions" and Jonathan Lall for "Hero's Advice".Ryan Mananill was Director of Photography for Ontario Film Review Board Public Service Announcement "Professor", that was produced by SVP Films.
Film festivals in North and Central America
* [http://www.centennialcollege.ca/future/ccc_frame.jsp Centennial Students Win Big at Frame Film Festival]
* [http://www.torontoartsonline.org/content/view/full/3183/ 2nd Frame Student Film Festival]
* [http://www.cageprisoners.com/campaigns.php?id=38 Canada Secret Trials, at 2nd Frame Film Festival]
* [http://www.nfb.ca/faitesdescourtspaslaguerre/visionner.php?id_film=11&vitesse=b Sergei Petrov, previous winner]
* [http://www.kingacademypictures.com/NewsandEvents.html King Academy Pictures - SVP Films]
* [http://www.framefilmfestival.net 4th Annual Frame Film Festival official website]
* [http://www.centennialcollege.ca/future/ccc_ccpr_index.jsp Centennial Corporate Communications + Public Relations program]
* [http://docs.google.com/View?docid=dc8c774p_1hrrwxp Press Release (Google documents)]
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