Frame Film Festival

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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 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.

Current Event[edit]

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, 2007 at 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.

Past Events[edit]

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.

2006 Winners[edit]

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 Harril al by Sergei Petrov, winner in the previous year at the Frame Film Festival.

Other nominees 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.

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