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The rules

Deadline for film submissions 

15 MAY 2023

1-Youth contest = Less than 18 years old

  • The festival has 3 categories in French and English

    • Primary

    • Secondary cycle 1 (7th and 8th)

    • Secondary cycle 2 (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th [for participants outside Quebec] All participants must be under 18 years old)

  • All students must have the parental permission form signed regardless of their role or contribution to the film.

2-Canadian educational institution

  • Participants must be enrolled in a Canadian educational institution. Homeschoolers may also submit.

3-The teacher must take the necessary steps for the submission of the films                                     

  • All films must be submitted by a teacher (see submission steps here) as well as the parental consent form that authorizes the festival to screen and promote the film projects of students under the age of 18.

4- What does the festival accept?

  • We accept short films of all genres (fiction, reportage, documentary, animation, stop motion, video clip, etc.)

  • All films must have a maximum duration of 8 minutes with credits included.

  • All music and images must be royalty-free and copyright-free, otherwise, the film will be disqualified. See the resources page.

  • Students may be advised by an adult, however, they must remain in charge of their film.

5- What format?

  • We accept video files. Make sure you have named the video file according to the procedure (see submission page)

  • Have saved the project in 1080 pixel HD format (1920x1080)

  • Ideally, do not use 4K format because it can cause complications when sending the files.

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