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1st TSWY International Film Festival

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Los Angeles, CA

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A Film Festival dedicated to promote Deaf Talent opportunity in the film industry. It is not a regular Deaf Film Festival, just like TSWY series concept, it encourages the participant filmmakers to involve both Deaf and Hearing crew and cast members to find the experience of working together as a team.

Submit your feature or short film for this innovative festival!

Competition prizes and awards for Best Feature, Best Short and Audience Awards.
3 days screening, panel discussions, Award Ceremony to be held at the last night of the festival.

The festival also has non-competition category which will give the opportunity for all filmmaker to expose their work on public venue. Something that is very rare for the Deaf community.

1- Every film must employ 1 Deaf person and 1 Hearing person in a prominent crew position or lead role performer
2- Film must employ at least 1 film-student in any position.
3- EVERY film must be submitted with English subtitles even if dialogues are in English (No exceptions)

WINNERS & FINALISTS will be awarded with a membership to iPitch.tv. (more awards TBA)


iPITCH.TV offers a next generation platform for creators of original pitches for TV, Film & Digital Media to connect directly with Hollywood Producers and Studio Executives and gives creators industry pro advice on how to pitch a television show or feature film. Pitch your idea for a Movie, Screenplay, Television Show, Short Film, New Media Project and more."

To submit your film go to FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/TSWYFilmFest


Day 1 - Shorts

Day 2 - Features

- Panel Discussion with Filmmakers

Day 3 - Shorts & Feature

- Award Ceremony (Gala)

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