MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) is a unique, flip-flop friendly film festival originally inspired by the famous "Beaches" community in Toronto, Canada.
TBFF is a Premiere Only Festival that Screens Films and Documentaries on any Subject that Covers our Human Experience On Land, Water or In The Air.
But we also have a strong “Beach” Vibe. Think warm summer nights, cool music, cookouts, lazy sunny days and maybe films under the stars. Now that's a great way to spend a weekend...
The little brother festival to the long running ReelHeART International Film And Screenplay Festival.
The Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) is a festival like no other. People who Love our Planet crave Films and Documentaries that reflect their Interest about our precious Land, Air or Sea and how we as Humans, Interact with these elements either through Appreciation, Adventure, Activism, Beaches, Biking, Conservation, Diving, Environmental Concerns, Extreme Adventure, Hiking, Horses, Marine Life, Photography, Surfing, Sustainability, Travel, Water Sports and More!
25 COMPETITION CATEGORIES TO CHOOSE FROM
Best Activism Film
Best Animal Friendly Film
Best Beach Film
Best Bike Film
Best Biography/Bio Pic Film
Best Conservation Film
Best Diving Film
Best Environmental Activism Film
Best Environmental Film
Best Extreme Adventure Film
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Documentary
Best Feature Film (Narrative)
Best Short Film (Narrative)
Best First Nations Film
Best Human Spirit Film
Best Kid Friendly Film
Best Marine Biology Film
Best Nature Film
Best Sports Film
Best Surf Film
Best Sustainability Film
Best Travel Or Road Trip Film
Best Vintage Beach Film + More!
Please Note - Not All Categories are Awarded. It depends on each Season’s Official Selections.
Winners Win “Best Of” Category
Winners Receive Personalized Award
We ‘may’ also Award ‘Sub’ Categories below
Best Actor, Best Actress
Best Drone Cinematography
Best Family Friendly Film
TBFF Spirit Award + More!
ENTRY RULES, TERMS & GUIDELINES
*ALL FILMS* *MUST BE A PREMIERE*
Your film CANNOT Play In ONTARIO or QUEBEC CANADA PRIOR TO JULY 2023
Any Film that has been Selected, Been Given Feedback, Played Online and/or in a Live Screening in and around the Province of Ontario or Quebec and/or has received an Award will be Disqualified. No refunds will be offered. No Exceptions.
1. YOU MUST HAVE ALL CLEARANCES AND RIGHTS IN WRITING FOR ALL PEOPLE, MUSIC AND IMAGES in your Film or Documentary
2. You must promote your film or documentary
3. You must submit a film or documentary that meets our Genres or Themes either figuratively or literally
4. We are an IMDb eligible festival. This means Filmmakers will be able to post their Nominations and Wins on their IMDb Profiles.
Toronto Beaches Film Festival (TBFF) is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Toronto Beaches Film Fest from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.