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Central Ontario Youth Short Film Festival

September 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm


Save the date!

2023 COYSFF Screening and Awards Show

Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00 pm
Five Points Theatre, 1 Dunlop St W, Barrie, ON L4N 1A1
Admission: Free

We will be announcing the 2023 Official Selections soon!


There are Cash prizes for the winning film in each category. Only high school students in Central Ontario were eligible to submit. Here are the categories:

Narrative – A film that tells a fictional or fictionalized story, event or narrative.

Documentary – A non-fictional film intended to record and capture some aspect of reality.

Animation – Any style of animation with a narrative.

Experimental – Explorations of visual images and audio to evoke emotions and see the world through a creative lens. Entries may be abstract and/or artistic.

Music Video – A short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for artistic purposes. Rights for the music must be obtained prior to submitting.



The Barrie Film Festival’s 2nd annual Central Ontario Youth Short Film Festival is an affiliated film festival with the Ontario Youth Film Festivalworking together to celebrate the work and talent of high school filmmakers in Ontario.


September 27, 2023
7:00 pm


Barrie Film Festival


Five Points Theatre
1 Dunlop Street West
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A1 Canada
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