top of page
city_edited.jpg

MAY 13 - 18, 2024

THE JARICO FILMS FOR YOUTH & DSBN STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL

ONE WEEK OF MOVIE MAKING MADNESS

THE FESTIVAL IS DIVIDED INTO TWO COMPONENTS

MONDAY MAY 13, 2024

SHSM WORKSHOP
DAY

FOR ICT, ARTS & CULTURE AND BUSINESS SHSM STUDENTS.

Students will participate in Workshops, Seminars and Breakout Sessions led by industry leaders and mentors.

MON MAY 13 - SAT MAY 18

EVENING EVENTS & SCREENINGS

FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS

& FILM LOVERS

Evening Events including film screenings with filmmaker Q&As, panel discussions, student short film showcases, galas and networking events.

MONDAY MAY 13, 2024

SHSM WORKSHOP DAY

SKILL BUILDING FOR SHSM STUDENTS

The festival begins with a day dedicated to inspiration and skill-building. SHSM Students from across the DSBN gather at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre to engage in a day of Workshops carefully curated workshops and activities for ICT, Art & Culture and Business Students.

  • Script Writing

  • Cinematography

  • Business of Production

  • Marketing & Promotion

  • Directing Masterclass

  • Acting Workshop

  • Video Production in the Classroom (for educators)

Please click the button below to register your school for the SHSM Workshop Day. We just need to know that your school is participating, and an estimated number of students you think will be interested in attending the workshops.

The registration for individual workshops will be in April, this is just to get a sense of number of participants.

PRE-REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL

HELP US GET SOME ACCURATE ATTENDANCE NUMBERS; PRE-REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL NOW FOR THE SHSM WORKSHOP & SKILLS BUILDING DAY.

IF YOU ARE REGISTERING STUDENTS FROM MULTIPLE SHSM STREAMS, PLEASE COMPLETE A FORM FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL STREAM.

SELECT YOUR PROGRAM STREAM

PLEASE REGISTER YOUR PARTICIPATING STUDENTS BELOW.

SHSMDay

EVENING EVENTS
& FILM SCREENINGS

Events

MONDAY MAY 13, 2024

"RELAX I'M FROM THE FUTURE"

FILM SCREENING AND Q&A WITH DIRECTOR LUKE HIGGINSON

An open to the public event where film lovers an come watch the cult favourite "Relax, I'm From The Future" and meet the film's director Luke Higginson at a special Q&A session following the screening.

ALL WEEK LONG

YOUTH SHORT FILM SHOWCASE AT THE FILM HOUSE

Selected youth-made films will be shown before the Film House’s regular programming schedule.

We are programming evening screenings of short films from youth filmmakers to play before our feature length presentations.

 

We welcome submissions from youth (30 and under) in all genres, including live action, animation, and other forms of visual experimentation.

This is your chance to share your unique voice and perspective with a wide-ranging audience at a live screening at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in Downtown St. Catharines on from May 13-18th 2024.

FirstOntario
RUSH LOGO.png

AWARDS & PRIZES

Best Film

Best Performance in a Lead Role

Best Performance in a Supporting Role

Best Ensemble Cast

Best Cinematography

Best Sound Design/Editing

Best Editing

Best Director

RULES & TERMS

Films must be made by YOUTH (30 and Under)

Films must be less than 10 minutes.

Each filmmaker can submit up to three films.

Submit to as many categories as you like.

SUBMIT BELOW on film freeway

filmfreeway-logo-white-9a3088860543735e9a795d8f32e680cca92e6879175f483bba742eca56f1e2a0.we