Are you a filmmaker!!? Are you a recent graduate or currently a student in post secondary school in Canada that has a film 30 min or less that you’d like to see on the BIG screen!!! The festival provides the opportunity for emerging filmmakers to screen their work – a key component to the filmmaking process. The festival is free to submit to and attend. Get moving and submit your film and have YOUR film screened in front of a Jury of industry professionals! There are industry panels, prizes, and you can build your professional profile! The Submission deadline is September 26th, 2019 at 11:59pm!! If you’re still ruminating over whether to submit or not.. here are some reasons to convince you!

  • Open to Canada wide submissions!
  • It’s free to submit!
  • It’s easy to submit – just fill out an online form away on our website
  • All students from the 2018/2019 year qualify, as well as current students
  • We accept submissions of any genre be it music video, short film, experiment, doc, etc.
  • Our submissions are adjudicated by industry professionals!
  • The event is free to attend! October 23 – 25, 2019
  • There are cash and prizes for nominees who take home an award.
  • It is a great opportunity for students to expose themselves to a festival. The UWPG Film Festival has showcased the work of post-secondary filmmakers from all across North America since 2002… that’s 17 years of history.

The festival takes place October 23rd – 25th this year.
So don’t wait…SUBMIT!! or email the festival director at [email protected]