Submissions for the 2015 YoungCuts Film Festival Now Open

Early Bird submissions are now closed. The current submission deadline is August 1st, 2015. Current submission fee is $45.

Find out how to submit by clicking here.

The Regular Submission Period will begin March 2nd, 2015 and end August 1st, 2015.

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.


2014 YoungCuts Film Festival Concludes with Many Awards

We are delighted to announce the 2014 YoungCuts Film Festival Award Nominees and Winners!

Once again, congratulations to all participating filmmakers. From the hundreds of films considered, you can see the judges' final list of Nominees and winners for our 11 awards at YoungCuts' 2014 Nominees and Winners

The 2014 YoungCuts Film Festival concluded Friday October 24, 2014 in Montreal and was made possible by its gracious sponsors TextbookVideos, Cinemas Guzzo and the City of Montreal.

This year, our sponsors and festival team raised funds for the Université de Montréal's Guzzo Environment-Cancer Research Chair. We are still receiving donations and will announce this year's amount shortly.


About YoungCuts

A variety of new film technologies now empower filmmakers to produce Hollywood-style films on any budget. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world of short film.

In this world, thousands of short films are produced every year. Film festivals play an important role in identifying the best films of this crop.

Since young filmmakers represent an increasingly important segment of this elite group, they merit special attention.

YoungCuts was created in 2001 to provide this special attention to this emerging talent.

As an aspiring young filmmaker, take advantage of this opportunity by submitting your short film to the YoungCuts Film Festival today.

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

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