Announcing the TVO Short Doc Contest semifinalists

By Chantal Braganza - Published on Mar 31, 2016
TVO’s Short Doc Contest is aimed at aspiring documentary filmmakers in Ontario.

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Here are the 33 semifinalists for TVO’s Short Doc Contest, as chosen by our jury. Click on each 5-minute entry to watch the documentary. TVO’s Short Doc Contest is aimed at aspiring documentary filmmakers in Ontario. This year’s theme is Shared Values. The finalists will be announced on April 7, and the public can cast votes for the winner from April 7 to 18.  The winners will be announced April 19.


Alex Smyth
Hamilton, Ontario
Shé:kon Sewakwé:kon: Hello Everyone





Alicia Harris
Toronto, Ontario
Fatherhood





Alison Honey Woods
Toronto, Ontario
Life on the List





Amen Jafri
Ottawa, Ontario
Go Back Home




Andrea Conte
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
The Echoes of Chloe Cooley

Editor's note: The filmmaker has removed this video from public view.

Anne Mantini
Toronto, Ontario
Garden





Athanasia Guerra
Ancaster, Ontario
A Refugee




Christopher MacFarlane
Ottawa, Ontario
Things Are Not What They Seem To Be


Claire Bosnich
Toronto, Ontario
Goose




Dan Brown
​Windsor, Ontario
One Home




Esery Mondesir
Toronto, Ontario
Dangerous Weapon




Felicity Justrabo
Toronto, Ontario
A Different Way




Gabriela Warrior Renaud
Ottawa, Ontario
Hyphen: Gabriela's Story

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Jaana Hein
Toronto, Ontario
I am a Doctor




Jana Stackhouse
Toronto, Ontario
The Art of Drag


Kevin McGuinness
St. Catharines, Ontario
Joe Pillitteri: Bagpipes and Bocce Balls


Jessie Posthumus
Toronto, Ontario
White Lines




Jorge Victoria
Toronto, Ontario
Fantasia




Karen Yarosky
Toronto, Ontario
A Different History




Kent Parker
Toronto, Ontario
Philip




Leonardo Suarez
Toronto, Ontario
Love, Sex & Rose




Lindsay Fitzgerald
Toronto, Ontario
About Employment




Madeline Ciufredda
Oakville, Ontario
None of the Above




Mariam Zaidi
Toronto, Ontario
We Choose Dance




Matt Steeves
Toronto, Ontario
Reconciliation






Monica Gutierrez
Toronto, Ontario
Raptors Amongst Us




Nicole Arnt
St. Catharines, Ontario
​DeterminED​


Maria Osuna Perez
Toronto, Ontario
ONE




Patrick Barfoot
Toronto, Ontario
The Constant Refugee




Paul Salter
Toronto, Ontario
Movers and Creators: Brian




Roberta Bell
Ottawa, Ontario
Tammy’s Story





Sean Cookson
Toronto, Ontario
The Chechen Wolf




Vanessa Shah
Toronto, Ontario
The Family Next Door




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