Submit a Film

The Montreal First Peoples’ Festival

Submit a Film

Submit your film for the August 6-15, 2024 edition via

We accept films until March 1, 2024.

For more information write to us at: films@nativelynx.qc.ca

 

RULES

1. The festival accepts works created in 2021-2022-2023-2024.

2. Films must have English or French subtitles when they are not in said languages. French subtitles are welcome for all films.

3. We primarily seek works made by Indigenous authors, but we also welcome any work on topics relevant to our objectives and exemplifying collaboration between Native people and non-Native filmmakers.

4. Submitted film must NOT have had a public screening in Montreal prior to the next edition of the festival, in August 2024.

5. Films/video work publicly accessible for viewing on the Internet WITHOUT a password (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook) are NOT eligible.

TERMS

1. Screenings take place in Montréal and Kahnawake (Mohawk Territory). An Internet broadcast may be offered to rights holders for certain films and will then be the subject of a specific agreement.

2. The festival will pay a compensatory amount for screenings; the fee schedule will be communicated when a work is selected. The festival assumes the cost of returning the screening copies.

3. The announcement of the winners and the awards presentation will take place during a special event as part of the festival’s activities.

*WE ACCEPTING FILMS DIRECTED BY AN INDIGENOUS FILMMAKER FROM CANADA THAT HAVE HAD PREVIOUS SCREENINGS IN MONTREAL IN 2023 BY EMAIL ONLY (films@nativelynx.qc.ca) AS THEY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR OUR APTN AWARD