film festival

A Brief Exchange With Mike Mildon – Snapchat Kidnap

During the 10th annual Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival, Swept contributor Chase Cownden had a chance to sit with some of the filmmakers to discuss their works and their process....


A Brief Exchange With Spencer Ryerson – Peaches

During the 10th annual Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival, Swept contributor Chase Cownden had a chance to sit with some of the filmmakers to discuss their works and their process....


10th Annual Toronto Youth Shorts Festival In Review!

The Toronto Youth Shorts Festival took place September 21st-22nd, and as 2018 made this the ten year anniversary of the festival, the content was well worth seeing. Different risks were taken,...


Toronto Youth Shorts – Green Shoes

There is something inherently interesting in the coming of age story. It is something that we all have experienced in one way or another. Some more dramatically than others, to...


Toronto Youth Shorts – Snapchat Kidnap

This is probably one of the most hilarious film shorts I’ve seen in a long time. It is amazing just how far technology has come in such a short period...


10 Years Of Toronto Youth Shorts!

Here it is! The 10th anniversary of the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival! Kicking off today at the Palmerston Theatre at noon, there are four packed programs of quirky, funny,...


Toronto Youth Shorts – Goree

In the Transitions collection of the Toronto Youth Shorts film festival, there is a touching tale of a young girl struggling with the cultural expectations of her mother and grandmother....


Toronto Youth Shorts 2017 – Ariana: A Folk Musical

The Toronto Youth Shorts film festival is coming up this weekend. I’ve been lucky enough to get my hands on some previews of some of the works on display this...


Holy Short! This Weekend Is The Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival

Promoting the works of local youth for nearly ten years now, the Toronto Youth Shorts film festival is just about underway. Kicking off with a big red carpet opening this...