The 4th Annual TOsketchfest Film Fest presented by CBC

TOsketchfest20 Film Festival

presented by CBC

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival will once again kick off Wednesday, March 4 at The Theatre Centre with The TOsketchfest Film Festival presented by CBC.

Back for a fourth year, The TOsketchfest Film Festival is a curated selection of some of the funniest comedy shorts from across Canada and beyond, shining the spotlight on the best in on-screen sketch comedy.

Girls Night

We had an excellent roster of submissions this year, and our dedicated jury of comedy professionals painstakingly viewed and evaluated each one.

The 2020 TOsketchfest Film Festival Line-up will include:

  • Music Mix-Up – Director Luba Magnus
  • Crit – Directors Clare Blackwood, Ryan F. Hughes
  • Latino Vortex – Director Osmanny Rodriguez
  • You Were Great – Directors Gordon Neill, Hana Holubec, Rabiya Mansoor, Jason Goldberg, Noemi Salamon
  • Stalk-Her – Director Hilary June Hart
  • Mirror Talk – Director MK Morris
  • If You Taste You Die – Director Rob Michaels, Kenzie Yango
  • Time Slicers – Director Stephen Mavilla
  • Just The Office Netflix – Director Alex Kolanko
  • Lotto – by Cookie Biscuits Sketch Comedy                                         
  • Boss Prevention – Director Lana Maclin
  • This Bra Is Killing Me – Director Meghan O’Neill
  • Public Service Announcement – Director Anders Yates
  • Buying ADULT TOYS online – Director Julie Nolke
  • Realistic Roleplay – Directors Cameron Wyllie, Anesti Danelis
  • Spooky Call – Director Taylor Brown
  • Girls Night – Director Connor Martin
  • The Toque Lewk – Directors Andrew Fleming, Tyson Coady
  • Uncle Saaajiid: Live from the Internet – Director Darrell Faria

From this list five finalists will be revealed in the running for the title of “Outstanding Comedy Short” on Thursday, March 4 at the TOsketchfest Film Festival screening at The Theatre Centre.

Uncle Saaajiid: Live from the Internet

One finalist film will be crowned “Outstanding Comedy Short” at our Best of the Fest Showcase on Sunday, March 15. The winner will receive a $500 cash prize, and all five finalists will be distributed digitally on CBC Comedy.

Join us March 4 at The Theatre Centre to walk the Blue Shag carpet with the filmmakers and chow down on your favourite movie snacks in this fun-filled premiere screening.


See you on the blue shag carpet!