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News and Notes from the YoungCuts Film Festival

1) Watch Great Short Films for Free

The YoungCuts Film Festival is pleased to present more than 100 great short films by the world's best young filmmakers for free - and every month, we add more!

This month, we are featuring four great short films on our front page that we featured in previous YoungCuts festivals...

YoungCuts Films Front Page April

... twenty films vying to be selected for this years YoungCuts Film Festival. And you get to help pick which one of those 20 will be picked! Watch and vote for one of them or all of them, just remember to rate your favourite the highest! 

We're calling this month's contest, La Guerre des Flics!

(Views, Votes & Ratings will be counted until May 1st. Winner will be announced the first week of May, based on the combination of number of times each film was watched, how many votes each film received and how high a rating each film received.) 


2) TextbookVideos Announces Free MOOCConsumer Behavior in Microeconomics

Festival Sponsor, TextbookVideos, recently announced the launch of a MOOC entitled Consumer Behavior in Microeconomics.

The Consumer Behavior Microeconomics MOOC is FREE and is designed expressly to help students and lifelong learners improve their understanding of Consumer Behavior in economics.

This MOOC features 52 professionally-produced short videos (filmed by YoungCuts filmmakers!), animations, text, notes, photo galleries and quizzes that will make it easy for anybody to better understand Consumer Behavior in Microeconomics.  See how great videos make it easy for you to learn.

Please register now to reserve your place.

See a sample page and sample videos at our TextbookVideos web site.

The course begins Monday April 22nd, 2013 at noon! (EST) and runs for a 7 week period.

If you know anyone studying Economics or someone who would be interested in a free online course about Consumer Behavior in Microeconomics, please have them visit to find out more.where they can register now.


3) YoungCuts Film Festival Regular Submission Deadline

The YoungCuts Film Festival Regular Submission Deadline is April 30th

We do accept submissions after that - until June 15th - but it is more expensive and the earlier that you submit, the more time our judges have to consider your film! 

Reserve your place in the YoungCuts jury room! SUBMIT TODAY!


4) YoungCuts Films Programmed Around the World

YoungCuts offers free access to film festivals around the world who rely on our expertise in finding "Great Short Films by the World's Best Young Filmmakers". These film festivals love your films.

Just since January, this has led to films from the YoungCuts web-site being programmed in Ottawa, North BayToronto, Boston and New Zealand. Film Festivals in Indiana, Mexico, Rio de Janeiro and Seoul are evaluating films from the YoungCuts web-site right now. And those are just the film festivals that we can tell you about!

Submitting to YoungCuts gets your film exposed to many festivals and can help your film be selected and programmed by one or more of them. That makes our festival one of the best bargains on the festival circuit!

YoungCuts Film Festival Submission Poster