Short Documentary by Film and Television Students listed as Finalist for the TVO Short Doc Contest

Voting is now open for the TVO Short Doc Contest!

To coincide with sesquicentennial celebrations for Canada and the province, the theme for this year’s contest is Ontario 150. TVO Short Docs released a call earlier this year in search of films that inspire curiosity, deepen understanding, or simply celebrate our province.

US = Them, created by students in our Honours Bachelor of Film and Television program tells the story of an anonymous gay Muslim man and his journey to self-acceptance.

Be sure to watch all ten films and cast your vote!

Voting closes on April 19 and winners will be announced on April 20.

Daniela Pinto – Writer, Co-Director, Composer
Kyle Smith – Co-Director
Emily Rennie – Producer
Abigail Chan – Director of Photography, Colourist
Alysha Persaud – Assistant Camera
Josh Sousa – Location Sound Recordist, Supervising Sound Editor
Arthur Zhu – Picture Editor
Sophy Pollak – BTS/Transmedia

Stock footage clip provided by VideoPowWow / Pond5

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