2014 YoungCuts Film Festival Official Selection Announced

We are delighted to announce the 2014 YoungCuts Film Festival Official Selection!

Congratulations to all participating filmmakers. From the hundreds of films considered, you can see the judges' Official Selections and complete screening schedules at YOUNGCUTS' 2014 OFFICIAL SELECTION

The 2014 YoungCuts Film Festival will be held Wednesday October 22 to Friday October 24, 2014 in Montreal and is made possible by its gracious sponsors TextbookVideos, Cinemas Guzzo and the City of Montreal.

This year, our sponsors and festival team are raising funds for the Université de Montréal's Guzzo Environment-Cancer Research Chair.


Screenings will take place at the luxurious Spheretech Cinemas Guzzo at 3500 Cote-Vertu, Saint-Laurent, Montreal's largest borough.

In-theatre showtimes are: Wednesday October 22 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Thursday October 23 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m.

Awards will be presented throughout the screenings and at a special closing party on Friday 24, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. at The Brass Door Pub, 2171 Rue Crescent, Montréal.

Featuring Short Films of All Genres


The Final Straw (PC) (Animation)

A scarecrow gets more than he bargains for when a stubborn crow invades his farmland.


The Supper(Comedy)

Disconnected, but loving family's ill-fated Erev Shabbat dinner.



An old man tries to make peace with the ghosts that haunt him.


Sakhalin Death Roe(Documentary)

In the far east of Russia, in the sea of Okhotsk there is a large island called Sakhalin.


Triumph of A City: A Propaganda Film(Experimental)

Triumph of a City is a deconstructed memory of the world's history that never was.


Double Bind(Horror)

The story of a man down on his luck, a terrible mistake and a chance encounter with an enigmatic stranger.


Life in Pink(Romance)

Bob and Peg have a jazzy romantic encounter. 


The History of Chance(Sci-Fi & Fantasy)

Following the loss of his wife, a man is consumed by depression.



Rats relates the story of Kev and Benz, two petty teenagers, as we follow them for one full day.


The Bridge (PC)(War)

A Japanese-American soldier fights prejudice (and Nazis!)


Dolem Memoria (PC)(Short Shorts)

Samuel pays a final tribute to his sweetheart.


About YoungCuts

YoungCuts has been helping filmmakers promote their short films around the world since 2001. Simply put, YoungCuts helps filmmakers find the festivals that want to screen their films.

We help filmmakers win in a film festival market that counts tens of thousands of aspiring filmmakers competing around the world.

The YoungCuts submission service works for filmmakers of all ages, identifying film festivals that need more great short films, then submitting films to those festivals on behalf of filmmakers.

Filmmakers win more laurels with less effort, and save money. Film festivals find the short films they need!

Contact Max Bianchi, Service Director at 514-285-4591 or max@youngcuts.com for more information.

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