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How to Submit to the 2013 YoungCuts Film Festival

The first essential step to submit to the YoungCuts Film Festival is to make a great short film. If you have already done that, GREAT!  Follow the steps below to submit your film and take the next step in advancing your film career.

STEP 1: Fill out the 2013 YoungCuts Film Festival Submission Form online. 

Make sure that you included the link to your film in the space provided on the online submission form.

We prefer that you send us your film online, so that we can screen it and let you know whether we need you to send us physical copies of your film. There are a variety of simple ways for you to send us your film online:

  • We recommend We need to be able to download your film so that we can add it to our site. (If your film is already on YouTube, please keep in mind that we can't download your film from there.)
  • OR Give us a link to download your film from a free service like Vimeo or Yousendit.

When sending us films online, we are looking for a high-quality compressed version of your film suitable to watch online. File size should be no greater than 50MB per minute of the film up to a maximum of 2 GB.

STEP 2: Pay your submission fee when you submit your online submission form

  • Films under 15 minutes are $45 (USD).
  • Films from 15-30 minutes are $60 (USD). 

You can pay with Mastercard, Visa or PayPal:

And of course, you can pay by sending us a check or money order payable to YoungCuts Inc.

Please mail checks or money orders to:

YoungCuts Film Festival
2075 University, Suite 1410,
Montreal, QC, Canada
H3A 2L1

All fees are payable in U.S. dollars.  Canadian resident submission fees are subject to applicable taxes. Submission fees can also be paid by mailing a cheque or money order drawn on a U.S. or Canadian bank to the YoungCuts mailing address listed above.

Payment of your submission fee gives you exclusive access to films from previous festivals, as well as the ability to watch and vote for films to be chosen for this year's festival!

STEP 3: Tell us about your cast and crew

For each member of your cast and crew that you would like us to consider for awards at the 2013 YoungCuts Film Festival, please fill out this optional Cast and Crew formWe strongly recommend that all information provided be correct. All press releases, once issued, cannot be corrected.

STEP 4: Watch films from this year's Festival and vote for your favorites! 

If you gave us permission to feature your film online, provided the link to your film, and paid the submission fee, your film will be included in the voting - usually within one or two business days after we receive the film. 

Questions? Comments? Need More Information?
Contact Assistant Festival Director Max Bianchi at 514.285.4591
Or by e-mail at