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First Youth Film Festival

Hamilton Youth Film Festival is the first film festival in Hamilton to showcase only youth created films.

Student Run

Hamilton Youth Film Festival is run completely by students. From High School to College to University. Students working for students

State of the Art Theatre

The Hamilton Youth Film Festival uses state of the art theatres located in Hamilton! With great seating and state of the art lighting and sound facilities.

Get Yourself Noticed

Submitting your film to Hamilton Youth Film Festival  is a great place for young filmmakers to get discovered by well known industry professionals.


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Founded in 2017, the Hamilton Youth Film Festival (HYFF) was created to give the youth of Hamilton a chance to shine. Now an annual event, HYFF is largely promoted to the young adults of the Hamilton community and beyond. To date, HYFF has received over 1100 submissions from around the world, and the festival has featured guest speakers, such as Juno Rinaldi (Canadian actress and playwright) as well as Nathan Fleet (Hamiltonian and Hamilton Film Festival Founder).