Looking for International Submissions: Screen your Lomokino films at the Toronto Urban Film Festival Rumble!

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Win big Piggy Points, and a chance to win a Lomokino! Not only that, a chance to screen your film throughout subway stations in Toronto, Canada! The Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) happens each year, at the same time as the Toronto International Film Festival! It is known as one of the world’s “coolest” film festivals, for it’s unique method of screening the best 1 minute, silent short films every 10 minutes, on 300 screens in 60 subway stations across Toronto!

Photo via: sweetyyydreams

This year, it’s your chance to shine on the big screens as Lomography will take part in the TUFF competition with Lomokino movies! Submit your best Lomokino Movie, and get a chance to win BIG prizes, as well as some piggy points! Not only will you be able to win a Lomokino Mubi Edition, your film will be seen by over 1 million daily commuters.

This year’s TUFF guest judge will be documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal! TUFF screens the best films from hundreds of submissions. The films are also available year-round at the TUFF website.

TUFF is held September 7 to 17th! Our winning Lomokino films will have their own spotlight on the final Sunday of the festival — September 16th.

Toronto Urban Film Festival

As collaboration with Toronto Urban Film Festival, the prizes are bigger than ever! Check out the full prize detail below!

  • Top 5 Lomokino films will be selected to screen their films!
  • 1 Grand prize winner will win 30 Piggy Points, and a Lomokino Mubi Edition with one pack of Lomography 35mm Mixed pack.
  • Second prize winner will win 15 Piggy Points, and get a Lomokino Mubi Edition with one pack of Lomography 35mm Mixed pack.
  • We will pick 3 more runners-up and each will receive 5 Piggy Points, and they will also be included as the Top 5 to screen their films!
  • We will pick 7 more runner-ups and each will receive 5 Piggy Points!
  • The top competition winners will be invited to become LomoAmigos
  • Winners may also be considered for other TUFF prizes!

Special Note:
Lomography x TUFF submission requirements are different than the requirements for the general submission for TUFF. Please follow our guidelines below for Lomokino films. For Lomokino films, there will be no submission fee therefore no artist fees will be given out to the contestants.

Submitting Your Movie
You’ve got the whole month of July to put your mini-movie together, so start shooting your analogue movie! Once you’ve finished your movie, just submit it by posting a link to it in the comments below! Submission Requirements: Keep in mind, “Short, Sweet and Silent!“

  • Any movie filmed with the LomoKino
  • Submission limit: Total of 5 films per person
  • Other: Sound may not be included. Silent films only!
  • Length of the movie: Must be exactly ONE minute only!
  • Theme: Think ‘Urban’
  • Deadline for entries is July 30th 2012
  • The order of frames and movie speed may be edited in post-production, but please no effects or filters – Each frame of your movie should conform to our rule for photo rumbles: It should not be digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Submit your films by posting a link to it in the comments below!

Enter a new analogue dimension with the LomoKino Lomography’s own 35mm analogue movie camera allows you to capture action and immortalize your story on film! Shoot 144 frames on any 35mm film and create your own cinematic masterpieces. Want to watch your movie the old-school way? We also offer the LomoKino and LomoKinoscope package!

written by jeanettelee on 2012-07-01 #news #competition

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  1. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Awesome motivation for me to get out my lomokino and start shooting something. This is a great competition idea.

  2. guayabazo
  3. lomograph98
  4. susielomovitz
    susielomovitz ·

    My London movie: www.lomography.com/homes/susielomovitz/movies/1909-horse-man Hope you like it :).

  5. mok
  6. maria_vlachou
  7. arnaudmartin
    arnaudmartin ·

    www.lomography.com/homes/arnaudmartin/movies/1361-the-incre… It's a bit too long, but I can cut it...

  8. arnaudmartin
    arnaudmartin ·

    www.lomography.com/homes/arnaudmartin/movies/1347-jambie There's music on this one, but I can mute it. It's also a bit too long, I also can cut it. :)

  9. arurin
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  11. artiach
    artiach ·

    Yes, great Rumble! filming starts today! :o)

  12. goonies
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  17. juansupergen
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  20. blayreellestad
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  24. schdaewn
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  35. teanroberts
    teanroberts ·

    Hi there,
    I'd like to submit this movie:


    I imagined it played as a silent movie, which is why it has the accompanying silent movie music, but please ignore this for this submission.

    Thanks very much!

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