2019 Donny Awards submissions

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The 2019 Donny Awards

WHEN: May 15, 5:30-9 p.m.
WHERE: Hot Docs/Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St. West
PROGRAM: Awards / Intermission / Screening

The Awards, named in honour of founder and ex-professor Don Gray, are the annual celebration of time-based media productions produced by students at the Story Arts Centre throughout the academic year.

If you were a student between September 2018 and April 2019, you are invited to enter any of your student work produced in that time period for consideration in the 2019 Donny Awards. The awards are open to all SCMAD students in Broadcasting, Advanced Film and TV, Game, Animation, and Children’s Media.

Awards are given to completed student projects in a range of categories such as: short videos, scripts, films, music video, commercial, documentaries, animation, game design and more (depending on what’s submitted). Awards are given to every semester and include any finished project that you submit. So consider any film or video project for any class as eligible entries.


  • Online submission forms: EXTENDED to midnight, Monday, April 29
  • Video Materials: EXTENDED to noon, Friday, May 3 (to the front desk)


  • Video Materials (on a USB key)
  • For each entry please submit all the following to the front desk:
    • Apple Pro Res (LT) 1920 x 1080
      • Labelled like this: YOURLASTNAMEPROJECTNAMEhighres.mov
    • H264 1920 x 1080
      • Labelled like this: YOURLASTNAMEPROJECTNAMElowres.mov
    • URL or a YouTube link to the video

Online submission form:

The online submission deadline has passed. Thank you to all who entered and good luck!