What is the uwpg film festival?

Since 2002, UWPG Film Festival has showcased the work of post-secondary filmmakers from across North America. 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.

Questions about the festival and the submission process? Check out our FAQs here or email us at [email protected]

SELECTION JURY

Our Selection Jury is comprised of individuals who are currently working in the Manitoba film industry and arts & cultural industries and are graduates from film/media programs at Red River College, the University of Winnipeg, Canadian Mennonite University and the University of Manitoba.

This Jury selected the films to screen at the festival.


EVENTS

Panel #1: Finding the Best Fit

Are you interested in working in the film industry but don't know how to get started? In this panel, discover tips, tricks, […]

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Oct 23, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Panel #2: Uncharted Waters: Making Your First Indie Film

How to: create an indie film from the ground up as told by Winnipeg's own indie filmmakers. In this panel, explore their […]

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Oct 23, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Screenings: October 23rd, 2019

An evening of student films from across Canada. Screening Schedule: Boombox Window - dir. Folks Films & Family Dinner (4:38) University of […]

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Oct 23, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Panel #3: Can Cinema Save the World?

Explore and ponder the above question with the panelists. Through discussing films of the past, can they predict where cinema will lead […]

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Oct 24, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Panel #4: The Digital Future of Cinema

How do we continue to tell stories with new platforms? The moderator will lead the panelists through a loose conversation about what […]

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Oct 24, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Screenings: October 24th, 2019

An evening of student films from across Canada. Screening Schedule: Cease & Desist - dir. Ryan Steel (3:10) University of Winnipeg - […]

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Oct 24, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Awards Gala

Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Awards Gala Begins at 7:00pm Party: 8:30pm-12midnight Catering: Pacific Spring Roll Check out the award nominees here: www.uwpgfilmfestival.com/award-nominations

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Oct 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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