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Chatham-Kent Youth Film Awards

Here at the Chatham-Kent International Film Festival we know the imagination starts early in life. Everyone played and acted out stories every night. Now we want to see what you can do with film. Gather a team and start putting your creativity into a project.


1. Anyone in elementary or secondary school is able to apply to this.

2. The projects must contain at least 75% student work. We want others to help but ultimately we want to see what the kids can do.

3. Projects need to be under 5 minutes. We suggest 3 to 5 minutes but any length under the 5 minute mark are eligible.

4. Submissions should be completed through Filmfreeway. Accounts are free and the school may even make an account to help students submit their work. the website is


If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us

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