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Richard to host the inaugural Inside Out BravoFACT Pitch Competition!

Screen Shot 2016-05-31 at 6.26.43 PMInside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival is excited to partner with BravoFACT for the inaugural Inside Out BravoFACT Pitch Competition. We are looking for teams of two who are passionate about making Canadian films for and about the LGBT community. Five teams will be selected to pitch their short narrative film projects in front of a jury of industry experts and a live audience at the 2016 Toronto LGBT Film Festival.

The winning team will receive a cash prize of $50,000 from BravoFACT to complete the project and will screen it at the 2017 Toronto LGBT Film Festival.

Screen Shot 2016-05-31 at 6.29.38 PMThe finalists for the Inside Out BravoFACT Pitch Competition are:

Night Swimmer
Bretten Hannam (Director) and Jessica Murwin (Producer)
Three teenage boys go camping deep in the woods. A dark secret is revealed, turning an innocent adventure into a nightmare.
Plus One
Peter Knegt (Director) and Milda Yoo (Producer)
Two strangers form an unlikely bond when they meet at the singles table of a lesbian wedding.
Porn Again Christian
Austin Wong (Producer, Director) and Sonya Di Rienzo (Producer)
A comedy about a closeted gay teenager who goes to a Christian camp in an attempt “to change”, only to find the camp filled with straight Christian hotties.
Small Minds
Rowan Nicole Nielsen (Director) and Charlie David (Producer)
Attending her daughter’s school speech teaches a lesbian mother the true wisdom in keeping an open mind and provides her daughter with the confidence to speak up in front of the whole class.
What About Shelley
Kyle Reaume (Director) and Carolyn Reznik (Producer)
A friendship is threatened when a man comes out as gay to his girlfriend’s best friend.
Join us on Saturday, June 4 at 11:00AM at the TIFF Bell Lightbox during the 2016 Toronto LGBT Film Festival as the finalists pitch their short narrative film projects in front of a jury of industry experts, moderated by CTV film critic Richard Crouse. Tickets for the event are FREE but can be reserved at the TBLB Box Office. More info HERE!

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