2008 marks the second year of the Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto. In addition to the screening of films, this year’s festival will also focus on promoting co-production between Brazil and Canada. The festival will also feature Upto3´, a special animation event designed for new media markets, and it will explore the topic of relationships.
The films selected by the film critic and journalist, Celso Sabadin, will compete for Best Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Audience Choice. The Brazilian designer Nilson J. Santos created the Golden Maple Award for this occasion. The Audience Choice for Best Film will receive an award given by Quanta Studios.