Thank you for making the8fest’s 14th annual festival, our first presented online, a success!

Download the 14th the8fest catalogue

the8fest is a festival for anyone using small-gauge to create rough little gems on film. A unique Toronto-based film festival that presents all forms of small-gauge film: 8mm, Super 8 and 9.5mm, as well as works in installation, loops, personal, handmade, experimental, animations, diaries, essays, collage, cut-ups, performance/film, music/film and ‘proto-cinema devices’ like zoetropes.

the8fest is made possible through the generous support of: The Canada Council for the Arts and The Ontario Arts Council as well as our generous community sponsors and partners.

Submissions for our 14th festival are now CLOSED, soon we’ll open submission for next year’s festival

Volunteer with us!

the8fest is always looking for a helping hand. If you’ve got some free time, we’d love to have you! Please contact us: