Taylor’s University Film Festival 2019

An inaugural film festival organised by students for students, and hosted by Taylor’s University’s School of Media and Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management. TUFF is dedicated to showcasing students films and new emerging independent film talent in the country. There are five awards a year in each category.


Over the course of the three days (20-22 November 2019), selected short films will be screened in a variety of venues all over the campus, accompanied by workshops and film forums, culminating in an awards ceremony on the Friday evening. Awards will be presented to films for Best Short Film (Fiction), Best Documentary Film, Best Editor, Best Cinematographer, and Best Director to be judged by selected industry professionals.


All selected films will be permitted to use the festival laurel for promotion online and in other festival submissions.

What to expect at TUFF 2019

  • Variety of short film screenings in venues all around the campus, open to the public!
  • Interactive networking events for student filmmakers with industry partners.
  • Workshops on film festival strategy and submission techniques.
  • A glamorous awards ceremony.
  • The chance to connect with student filmmakers from outside our own institution,
  • Our alumni participation and independent filmmakers collaboration with our students.

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