TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival

SINCE: 2016

WHERE: Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Built in partnership with Instagram, the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival was born to bring curated cinematic storytelling to the digital world, and create our lowest-barrier to entry (no submission fee; all you need is access to a phone and a story) platform for emerging storytellers to crossover to the world of traditional filmmaking.

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Piers Handling, CEO, TIFF and Marne Levine, COO, Instagram

TIFF and Instagram Launch TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival

TIFF® in collaboration with Instagram announced the launch of TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival, a new digital shorts competition, which invites aspiring and established filmmakers from around the globe to upload their original 60-second-or-less short using Instagram video.