TORONTO, ON – Multi-time motorcycle racing champion Toni Sharpless has been announced as the final member of the judging panel for the upcoming Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival.
Sharpless, a Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, was the first woman to win a Canadian Motorcycle Association championship. She is also one of the first two women to qualify for – and finish – the Daytona 200.
Her illustrious resume also includes: competitor in Suzuka world endurance series; Bol D’Or and Lemans finisher; Canadian Woman of Influence Award recipient).
Together with the previously announced judges: Preet Banerjee, Warren Milner, Bill Petro, and Viktor Radics, they will select a winner for Best Short Film and Best Feature Film Awards.
In addition to the jury awards, the Festival audience will vote for their favourite film, which will receive the People’s Choice Award.
On August 4, the Official Selection of films will be announced together with ticket information on the Festival’s website and social media channels.
The Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival is on the web at: www.torontomotofilmfest.com. You can like / follow the festival via these social media feeds: Facebook: torontomotofilmfest // Instagram: #torontomotofilmfest // Twitter: @tomotofilmfest
ABOUT THE TORONTO MOTORCYCLE FILM FESTIVAL: Held September 29-30, 2017 at the Revue Cinema, the Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival combines a passion for motorcycles and storytelling. The Festival screens films from around the world, both narrative and documentary, that feature motorcycles and motorcycle culture, giving the local audience a chance to see these movies on the big screen. The event brings festivalgoers together in a casual setting and promotes independent filmmakers by generating publicity for their films, with the aim to increase interest and distribution of their films. For more information, visit www.torontomotofilmfest.com.
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