Winners Announced – 7th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival

We are pleased to announce our list of Winners for the 7th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival. Thank you to all of our Official Selections for choosing TBFF as part of your festival strategy. Congratulations to a beautiful lineup from all of our Official Selections and our Winners.


*Best Kid-Friendly Film*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival 

Behind The Blue Door / Za Niebieskimi Drzwiami
dir. Mariusz Palej

 

*Best Nature Documentary*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Once Upon a Time – The Savannah
dir. Rober Henno

 

*Best Animal Friendly Film*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Willow: 7 Weeks In Aquarius
dir. Erin Parks

 

*Best Surf Film*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

The Way
dir. Luke Cameron

  

*Best Cinematography Extreme Adventure Film*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Euphoria: Indescribable Adventure
Alessandro Beltrame

 

*Best Animated Beach Film*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Zigzag
dir. Zeynep Merve Uygun

 

*Best Sustainability Film*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

“The Oyster Farmers”
dir. Corinne Ruff

 

*Best of The Fest*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Prone and Alone
dir. Robert Eden

 


The TBFF Spirit Award goes to the filmmaker, film, documentary or documentary subject(s) or film team who most demonstrate the “Indie Spirit”, through story telling, film production, promotion of film, audience engagement and producing a memorable onscreen experience that can be felt as well as seen. Congratulations to the Prone And Alone Team for such a great ride on Film!


*TBFF *Spirit Award*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Prone and Alone
dir. Robert Eden


*TBFF *Spirit Award*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Prone and Alone
Rob Cunliffe

 

*TBFF *Spirit Award*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Prone and Alone
Arron Ford

 


*TBFF Poster Contest Winner*
2018
Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Isha Miftahul
Notre Dame High School

 


*TBFF Raffle Prize Winner*
2018
LUSH Prize Pack (Value $75+)

Dawn Bromfield
Ticket # Ending in 6182/6183

 


Special Thanks

A Special Thank you to Luke and the Team at Hooked  (888 Queen Street East) for making “The Oyster Farmers” premiere a super fun event with your delicious supply of succulent Oysters for our Post screening Tasting!


Thanks to David Lewis (Operations Manager) and the Folks at the New Beach United Church for their wonderful facility, performance hall sound and screen. 

And Thank you to the new Beaches Residents that found us and came out to the screenings.

C U in 2019!

4th Annual – Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Official Selections Announced

4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival July 03-15, 2015

4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) July 03-15, 2015

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 4th Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival! Most of these Films and Documentaries will have their ‘Canadian Premiere’ right here at TBFF.  In alphabetical order, our Premieres are:

  • ‘Alegria – A Humanitarian Expedition’
    • (28:44m, Switzerland) Documentary dir. Christoph von Toggenburg
  • ‘Bolero for Surfing in Moravia
    • (91:37m, Prague, Venezuela) Film dir. Valerio Mendoza
  • ‘Falling Stars
    • (5:11m, USA) Documentary dir. Karen Martin
  • ‘Green Zombies
    • (3:20m, USA) Film dir. Krishna Devine
  • ‘Happy Town: Surf Suit
    • (5:22m, Canada) Mocumentary dir. Fred Kroetsch
  • Life’s A Beach
    • (52:58, United Kingdom) Documentary dir. John Baker
  • No Extras
    • (15:01, USA) dir.Andrew Pilmer
  • Single In South Beach Beach
    • (94:14, USA) Film dir. Alejandro Itkin
  • Start Local
    • (74:12, Midland, Ontario) Film dir. Nate Lacroix
  • Strange Rumblings in Shangri La
    • (54:24m, USA) Film/Doc Hybrid dir. Joe Guglielmino (“Joe G”)
  • Sybil and Betts: Requiem For A Friendship
    • (43:42m, Canada) Documentary dir. David Bajurny
  • The Paddler Movie
    • (43:10m, Toronto, Canada) Documentary dir. Carey Missler
  • Voyage
    • (3:20m, London, Canada) Film dir. Shaughn Cameron
  • Walking In Two Worlds
    • (43:10m, USA) Documentary dir. Bo Boudart

The 4th Annual TBFF Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Saturday April 25 at TorontoBeachesFilmFest.com

2nd Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival *Official Selections* Announced!

2nd Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival *Official Selections* Announced!

Thank you to the Toronto Beaches Community.

You showed the Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) much love in 2012, so we’re back this year with another program of summer, water and beach related films and documentaries.

Program times and tickets will be online approximately May 10th, 2013. Can’t wait to come back to the Beaches!

2nd Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival Official Selections 2013

2nd Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival Official Selections 2013

2nd Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival Official Selections 2013

Here are the TBFF Official Selections for 2013:

  • Only Child“, dir. Christian Gossett (USA)
  • Scars“, dir. Cody Campanale (Canada)
  • Common Sense Rebellion“, dir. Sturla Ellingvåg (Norway)
  • “Summer of The Sharks”, dir. Rusty Armstrong (USA)
  • “Sur La Ligne, Variation No. 2“, dirs. Anne-Marie Turcotte, Mario Calvé (Quebec)
  • “Go Ganges!“, dirs. JJ Kelley, Josh Thomas (USA/India)

 

1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Winners!

1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival – Winners!

We Proudly Announce our Award Winners for the very
1st Annual
Toronto Beaches Film Festival 2012!

Toronto_Beaches_Film_Festival_Award

1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival Award

  • Best Short Film – “To Rest in Peace”
    directed by Fawaz Al-Matrouk (USA/Kuwait)
  • Best Short Documentary – “The Pipedreams Project”
    co-directed by Faroe Des Roches and Ryan Vandecasteyen (CAN)
  • Best Feature Documentary – “If I Should Fall”
    directed by Brendon Culliton (CAN)
  • Best Eco-Friendly Film – “Surf, Sand and Silversides
    (The Californian Grunion) directed by Karen Martin (USA)
  • Best Kid-Friendly Film – “A Strange Day In July”
    directed by Shantal Reich (USA)
  • Best Surf Film – “Breathe Life”
    directed by Antje Beyen (Germany)
  • 1st TBFF Beach Spirit Award “Shag Nation”
    directed by Brittany Brothers (USA)

    • Awarded to the filmmaker who embodies the overall ‘Beach Spirit’, promotes their film and makes a memorable contribution on film

City Councillor Welcomes The Toronto Beaches Film Fest

City Councillor Welcomes The Toronto Beaches Film Fest

We are thrilled to share with you a letter from Mary-Margaret McMahon, Toronto City Councillor, Ward 32.

Film Fest Lovers

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 1st Annual Beaches Film Festival, June 29-30, 2012 at our very own local Fox Cinema.

This festival is the first of its kind in the Beach and promises to be a wonderful annual event not to be missed for film goers.

Our city has many talented writers, artists and producers and the beach community is proud to host this festival. Thanks to the event organizers for making this event possible.

Look forward to seeing you at the Fox!
Mary-Margaret McMahon
City Councillor, Ward 32

Toronto Beaches Film Festival

Toronto Beaches Film Festival

1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Fest Announces Selections

1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Fest Announces Selections

Updated May 11, 2012

We’re Pleased to Announce the Official Selections for the
1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival! June 29-30, 2012

Toronto Beaches Film Festival

1st Annual Toronto Beaches Film Festival

*Just Added*

  • * The Pipedreams Project *
    co-directed by Faroe Des Roches and Ryan Vandecasteyen (CAN)
  • Surf, Sand and Silversides (The Californian Grunion)
    directed by Karen Martin (USA)
  • A Strange Day In July, directed by Shantal Reich (USA)
  • Breathe Life, directed by Antje Beyen (Germany)
  • Shag Nation, directed by Brittany Brothers (USA)
  • To Rest in Peace, directed by Fawaz Al-Matrouk (USA/Kuwait)
  • If I Should Fail, directed by Brendon Culliton (Canada)