Call for Submissions & Auditions


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 9, 2018. Early submissions encouraged.

How to submit: Fill out the online survey

Downloads (pdf):


The U of T Film Festival takes place at Hart House on March 26, 2018.

For more information, contact:
Rick Palidwor, Festival Director: 416.978.5363

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Annual Exhibition of Photography: Call for Submissions

The Hart House Camera Club is accepting submissions for the 96th 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 February 28, 2018.

The exhibition of winning photographs will open with a reception on March 22, 2018.

About the Exhibition:
The Hart House Camera Club has been hosting an annual exhibition of photography for 96 years. Awards are currently presented in nine divisions:

  • The A.F. Coventry Award for Black & White prints
  • The K.B. Jackson Award for Black & White Prints
  • The Hart House Colour Print Award
  • The William J. Dowkes Awards for People, Places and Nature
  • The W.J. Blackhall Award for Altered Images
  • The Yousuf Karsh Award for Campus Life
  • The Bev Best Award for Photographic Essay
  • The Gerald A. Milne Award for overall achievement
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Call for Submissions: Vitality

The Art Committee is currently accepting submissions to be displayed in the newly renovated Hart House Arbor Room. It is a space for student artists to exhibit their work.

Our theme this year is ‘Vitality’. Vitality is the power giving continuance of life, present in all living things. There are no limits to how you can explore and represent this theme in your art.

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2018
Submission Guidelines:

Submission must include jpeg image(s) of your work with a title, short description, your name, year, college/faculty, email, and contact number.

For more information, visit our Facebook event

Please note:

Late submissions will not be accepted.
Submission not following the guidelines cannot be accepted.

Please note:

Late submissions will not be accepted.
Submission not following the guidelines cannot be accepted.

2018 Triathlon T-Shirt Design Competition

Show us your creative talent and submit an original design for next year’s triathlon t-shirt. All submissions are entered to win a free Hart House fitness class and the winning design will be worn by all 2018 Hart House triathletes.

Submission deadline: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 at 11:59 pm
How to submit: Email

Follow @HartHouseRAWC on Facebook for more information.

Call for Submissions: Student Project
Submission deadline: December 10, 2017

The Student Projects Subcommittee of the Hart House Art Committee hosts an annual site-specific installation curatorial project. The Subcommittee provides the means and space for one University of Toronto student to create an installation for Hart House.

The Art Committee is now accepting proposal 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 that may be installed indoors or outdoors for one year.

The selected proposal will be awarded up to $2,000 in project assistance.

Submission Guidelines:
Please submit the following items as one PDF file by email to

  • A descriptive proposal of the project,
  • Images of the proposed project (installation view preferable),
  • A project budget breakdown,
  • An artist statement and/or written description of art,
  • A curriculum vitae and/or artist biography and full contact information.


Please note:

  • Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • Submission not following the guidelines cannot be accepted.

See Through My Eyes

You have an amazing story, so tell it. Your words, your voice, your stories, told live.

We want to hear the stories that shape you and speak to who you are today. Talk about what you love, what scares you, what inspires you, where you come from, and how you got to where you are now. Tell us about connections, arrivals, departures, home, growing up, transformations, failures and triumphs, big or small, and everything in between.

 Stories in all languages and forms of expression on any topic are welcome.

We want to hear from student storytellers, to perform your stories this fall at See Through My Eyes, a series of live storytelling events at U of T.

  • Get tips and coaching in a series of inclusive and safe storytelling workshops
  • Record your story in CIUT Radio’s professional recording studio
  • Stories will be considered for inclusion in
  • Stories have to be true, about you, and 2 ½ minutes long.

If you have a story to tell, or questions about this project, send an email with a few lines describing your story to

Deadline: October 10, 2017

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.
Nous reconnaissons l’ appui financier du gouvernement du Canada.

This is a co-presentation between Hart House, CIUT 89.5 FM, First Nations House, Centre for International Experience, and 89 Chestnut Residence.


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.

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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