Fellini: Spectacular Obsessions at the TIFF Bell Lightbox


TIFF Bell Lightbox and Lomography Canada Have teamed up to bring you the exciting honor of having one winning photo on display in the amazing TIFF Bell Lightbox building in Toronto! The theme of submissions is paparazzi, in honour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s current exhibition Fellini: Spectacular Obsessions

Marcello Mastroianni, 8 ½, 1963 Photograph © Paul Ronald Archivio Storico del Cinema / AFE courtesy of TIFF

TIFF Bell Lightbox Exhibition Fellini: Spectacular Obsessions June 30th–September 18th 2011

The new exhibition in TIFF Bell Lightbox’s HSBC Gallery spotlights the extraordinary world of the great Italian director Federico Fellini, whose name has become synonymous with decadence, glamour and excess. Comprised of over four hundred works that explore the obsessions that recur throughout his films and life, Fellini: Spectacular Obsessions places this singular artist within the context of the mass media, celebrity culture—and the rise of the paparazzi!

What we need from you!

 Paparazzi is an Italian term used to refer to photojournalists who specialize in candid photography of prominent people independent form the main stream media. What we are looking for from your submissions are images that capture this same aesthetic – Lomography style. Moments of passion by off-guard lovers, simple acts that are rich in beauty, spontaneity mixed with luxury. Show us what you got!

Submit no more than 10 of your favorite Lomographs before July 31st that you think capture the sprite of Fellini’s paparazzi photography.

What you get!

The fine people at TIFF will choose only the very best image to display at the TIFF Bell Lightbox a location that has housed some of the best films and most exciting exhibits in the world! Hoards of people will pass your photo! Plus you will get 50 Piggy Points to spend at the online shop!

How to submit?

Upload no more than 10 of your favorite Paparazzi Lomographs to this post. You may also send us your images in a zipped file via YouSendIt.com addressed to jane.collison@lomography.com Please put “Fellini: Spectacular Obsessions at the TIFF Bell Lightbox” as the subject line, and label all files and the zip with your name, and LomoHome username if you have one. Please size all images no smaller than 2400 × 3600 pixels, 100 dpi, JPEG 10 (but the bigger the better!). Your file size should be no bigger than 3 MB. If you do not have a scan of this size, you may send us your negative and we will scan it for you.

• If you do not have a scan large enough, or your negative, we unfortunately cannot accept your image for the exhibition.
• All photos must be taken with an analogue camera (no Photoshop)!

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  1. mariaratfingers
    mariaratfingers ·

    that's a lot of pixels!! i love fellini, i'll try something out :)

  2. megustastu
    megustastu ·

    can we post smaller images and then send the bigger one if selected?

  3. canadas-lomography
    canadas-lomography ·

    yes you can!

  4. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Ah okay I think I'll do that!

  5. icomewhenieatcaponata
    icomewhenieatcaponata ·

    and if the format is not square?

  6. canadas-lomography
    canadas-lomography ·

    @icomewhenieatcaponata we have lowered min to 2400 x 3600 pixels, 100 dpi -
    Hope that helps everyone & Submission Limit is 10!

  7. lightblue
    lightblue ·

    @canadas-lomography i'm sorry, i did't understand: we can submit square pictures? my english isn't very good and i didn't get it! sorry!

  8. canadas-lomography
    canadas-lomography ·

    Yes you can submit Square images!

  9. dan_brito
    dan_brito ·

    Hi, I was wondering if the 3MB file size limit only referred to sending them via YouSendIt.com. Thanks

  10. icomewhenieatcaponata
    icomewhenieatcaponata ·

    @canadas-lomography thanks..

  11. canadas-lomography
    canadas-lomography ·

    @dan_brito yes this is for should you choose to mail in your submission.

  12. cpolpa
    cpolpa ·

    Winners Announcement??

  13. canadas-lomography

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