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Youth Film Competition & Showcase

The  Yorkton Film Festival is proud to announce the creation of a Children’s and Youth Film Competition. Through partnership with Canadian Heritage, YFF is helping to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary through a film competition and a non-competitive showcase that highlights Canada’s diverse and inclusive culture.

Individuals, schools, children’s and youth organizations, other organizations/groups are eligible and encouraged to submit films.


A film competition for youth from Grade 9 to Grade 12. Winning films will be broadcast on Rogers CityTV Saskatchewan and screened at other festival activities.

  • First Deadline: March 23, 2017
  • Second Deadline: November 30, 2017
  • For youth (grade 9 – 12)
  • Resident in Canada
  • Film length: max. 4 minutes including opening and closing credits
  • Winning entries will be broadcast on Rogers CityTV. Saskatchewan.
  • Films may be screened at the Yorkton Film Festival and at YFF events
  • Release forms must be submitted for all persons appearing in the film and must be submitted along with the film
  • Materials with royalty free licenses, e.g. Creative Commons, may be used so long as the conditions of their respective license terms are honoured.
  • No distinguishable logos on clothing, props, or other materials may be used in the film
  • Full transcript (word document) of film required for broadcast


A film showcase for children from Kindergarten to Grade 12, where films will be screened at the Yorkton Film Festival and/or at YFF events. There is no competitive aspect for this grouping.

  • First Deadline: April 14, 2017
  • Second Deadline: November 30, 2017
  • For children and youth (K – 12)
  • Resident in Canada
  • Suggested Film length:  4 minutes; however longer films will be accepted
  • All films must be submitted digitally through FilmFreeway
  • Films will be screened at the 2017 Yorkton Film Festival and at YFF events.
  • Parental permission form must accompany submission.
  • This is a non-competitive category.

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au gouvernement du Canada.

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