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Youth Opportunities - November 27th, 2010 (Film Festival Edition, Apparently!)

Saturday November 27, 2010

[UPDATE: It may be useful to browse these old listings as many programs are annual, but for more current contests and competitions, head to the Youth Opportunities page.]

This week it's all about film festivals for kids and teens!

Reel Youth Film Festival
• Filmmakers age 19 and under
• Deadline December 10th, 2010
In partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Reel Youth Film Festival is a touring festival that brings a showcase of work by young filmmakers to cities across Canada and sometimes internationally. The festival is currently accepting submissions of short films and videos with a maximum length of ten minutes, including credits. A $20 submission fee applies.

Sprockets
Sprockets is the Toronto International Film Festival for Children and in 2011 it will be taking place from April 5th to 17th. There are currently two opportunities for youth available with the festival:

Sprockets 2011 Film Festival Jury Call
• For anyone who resi…

Youth Opportunities News - November 20th, 2010

Saturday November 20, 2010

[UPDATE: It may be useful to browse these old listings as many programs are annual, but for more current contests and competitions, head to the Youth Opportunities page.]

This week there are some opportunities for Canadian youth interested in cooking, the environment, playwriting and orchestral music.

2010 EatRight Ontario Kids Recipe Challenge
• For Ontario students in Grades 1-6
• Deadline December 3rd, 2010
The EatRight Ontario website invites you to "create an original, kid-friendly recipe for either school day lunches or after school snacks". Entries will be judged on nutrition, taste, originality, easy preparation and your response to the question, "Why would kids like this recipe?". What you can win is vague, but according to the official rules page prizes "...may include any or all of: Gift certificates for groceries, books, music, etc; Cookbooks; Cooking equipment; Clothing; Recognition on the EatRight Ontario website".

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