Call for Submissions & Auditions

Call for Submissions

Canada 150 Student Fund @UofT

The Vice-President and Provost has created a Canada 150 Student Fund @UofT to support student initiatives tied to the theme of Canada’s 150th birthday. The format of the activity or event is up to you. It could be a visual display, a virtual panel discussion, a guest speaker, a YouTube video, etc. 16 student initiatives will be awarded $1,000 each, and featured on U of T’s Canada 150 page.

  • Round 1 Deadline for application: Apr. 1, 2016 (8 applicants to be selected)
  • Round 2 Deadline for application: Oct. 1, 2016 (8 applicants to be selected)
How to send:

To apply, please submit a completed application form (Word document) to canada150@utoronto.ca by one of the above deadlines. For more information, including eligibility requirements and general guidelines, please click here (PDF).


Arbor Room Artist Submissions

Hart House Arbor Room provides a space for student artists to exhibit their work. We are currently accepting submissions for any 2-D art works such as paintings, drawing, printmaking or photography. Pieces should not exceed 60 inches high and 70 inches wide. They must be framed and ready to be hung. Our theme this spring is “Wild.” Whether literal or metaphorical: cultural, psychological , or social—all are senses of wild can be explored

Send submissions by: Feb. 26, 2016, 11:59 pm to arborroom.harthouse@utoronto.ca
How to Send:

Please submit jpeg image(s) of your work with a title and short description about your artwork, along with your Name, Year, College, Email and Contact number to arborroom.harthouse@utoronto.ca under the subject heading of Arbor Room Submissions.


Green Screen Filmmaking Contest: Call for Submissions

The Hart House Film Board and Raindance on Campus present the Green Screen Filmmaking Contest. Green screen filmmaking is a special effects technique whereby you video tape a subject in front of a green background and later, using editing software, key out the green and replace it with any other image. The best entries will be screened at the U of T Film Festival on March 28 and a prize awarded to the top entry.

Submissions Deadline: March 11, 2016, 11:59 pm
How to submit:

Use the U of T Film Festival Entry form and mention “green screen” in the synopsis of your film.

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Call for Proposals: Site-specific Installation

The Student Projects sub-committee of the Hart House Art Committee is hosting the site-specific installation curatorial project of the Hart House Art Committee, providing the means and space for one University of Toronto student to create an installation for Hart House.
The committee is now accepting submissions from any current University of Toronto student at any level of study. Projects of all mediums are welcome. This is a site specific work made for Hart House and the work may be installed indoors or outdoors. The selected proposal will be awarded up to $2,000 in project assistance. Works will be installed for one year at Hart House.

Application Deadline: Feb. 5, 2016
How to Send:

Submissions should include a descriptive proposal, images, budget, bio and CV. Email submissions or questions to studentprojects.harthouse@utoronto.ca


94th Annual Exhibition of Photography

The Hart House Camera Club is accepting submissions for the 94th Annual Exhibition of Photography. Submissions are open to all University of Toronto students and Hart House members. For details and submission forms visit the Camera Club website

The deadline for submissions is March 7, 2016.

The exhibition of winning photographs will open with a reception on March 24, 2016.

Contact info@harthousecameraclub.com for more information.


Good Ideas Fund (GIF)

Your good ideas help enhance student life. Tell us about your plan to hold a film screening, conference, exhibit, performance, or other activity and you could be awarded up to $1000 towards making it happen. Or apply for $500 in support for student-initiated experiential learning opportunities. The Good Ideas Fund is open to University of Toronto students.

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U of T Film Festival: Call for Submissions

The Annual U of T Film Festival is accepting short videos of any length, genre and topic. Film/video installation art also welcome. We will look at everything but priority will be given to submissions from University of Toronto students, staff, alumni and members of Hart House.

Deadline for submission: March 11, 2016. Early submissions encouraged.

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Talking Walls

Talking Walls is a well-travelled space that provides an opportunity for groups and individuals to exhibit socially conscious, thought-provoking art works or documentary images. The exhibition space is open to students, community groups, members of the university community and the public who are interested communicating ideas, asking questions, and creating dialogue around contemporary issues through their work. Talking Walls seeks to build understanding and awareness by giving voice to challenging and engaged works.

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