• There is no age limit for entrants.

  • All films are to be between 4 and 5 minutes long.

  • Any film genre is accepted, except X rated.

  • Anyone working on the film must be an amateur.

  • No human or animal cruelty will be tolerated in the films submitted.

  • Films can be submitted in both French and English.

  • All submitted films will be reviewed prior to the festival to ensure the content, language and subject matter is appropriate for ages 14 years and older. Any films not found to be appropriate will be rejected by the festival and no refund will be available.

  • Only 20 films will be shown, the best 20 films will be chosen by the organizers to be shown as part of the Why Not?! Film Festival.

  • All films must be submitted on memory stick with .mp4 file extension.

  • Entrants must submit their film by 6pm EST, July 10th, 2020, Memory sticks are to be mailed to:

A Bunch of People Arts and Events

–Why Not?! Film Festival

16497 Willy Allan Rd., Lunenburg, On

K0C 1R0.

  • Films will be shown at the Why Not?! Film Festival at the Old Town Hall in Winchester, Ont. on Friday, August 14th and Saturday August 15th.

Why Not?!  is an amateur film festival created to give a forum for aspiring artists and filmmakers in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Cornwall & Akwesasne. 

It strives to encourage non-professionals to pick up a camera or phone and create. It also strives to provide viewers with an opportunity to watch films of different genres made by local amateurs, who in turn will be able to meet with their audience.

Below are some resources to help you get started.


Why Not?! application

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