The mission of the Toronto Independent Film Festival is to screen the best of low-budget independent film from around the world. The Toronto Indie is a celebration of talented filmmakers working on shoestring budgets.

The Toronto Indie runs every September and offers a fantastic opportunity for undiscovered filmmakers to showcase their achievements in a space where all the key players of the film industry have gathered.

Awards & Prizes

Film Awards:
Feature Film (budget over $250k USD)
Micro-budget Feature (budget under $250k USD)
No-Budget Feature (budget under $25k USD)
Documentary Feature
Female Director Feature
LGBT film
Short Film
Short Documentary
Animated Short
Experimental Short
Horror / Sci-Fi Short
Short Short (under 5 minutes)
Music Video

Screenplay Award categories:
Feature Screenplay
Sci-Fi / Horror Screenplay

Rules & Terms

All films and genres made with indepdenent spirit and low budgets

1 Review

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    Sarah Deakins

    Wonderful, passionate people, unpretentious and accessible. Great vibes and lots of encouragement to mingle between film makers and their audience after the screenings. Had a great time!

    September 2016