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2018 Film Festival


Film Festival Participants (schools/classes/students)

​RVH has partnered with the Simcoe County District School Board, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board and Unity Christian High School to offer students, classes and schools the opportunity to participate in RVH's annual Film Festival in two external categories:

• Kindergarten - grade 6
• Grade 7 +​


Film Festival details for students, classes and schools


Making mental health matter -
how are you making a difference?


Deadline for submissions:

Monday, February 5, 2018



  • February 16 - 26, 2018


Awards ceremony: 

  • Thursday, March 8, 2018

  • RVH auditorium

  • Noon - 1 p.m.

​Video length: 

Make a 2 minute video showing how you promote mental health!

Submission Content: ​​​

All submissions should in some way showcase what RVH means to the students/class/school. All films will be pre-screened to ensure appropriate language in keeping with school codes of conduct (i.e. no swearing, offensive/derogatory remarks).

Submission Format: 

Films may be shot on any device that records video including a camcorder, smartphone/iPhone or digital camera. 



YouTube can have strict rules regarding the use of copyrighted music in videos. If you are using copyrighted music, you must name the song and the artist in the credits for your video. You can also select copyright-free music from the website or you can create your own music for the video.


There is no limit to the number of people who can participate in a video, but we do ask that you follow your schools policy regarding media consent as the submissions will appear publicly on YouTube.   


Submissions, voting and judging​: 

For other school submissions - please contact Denise Philpott at or Kaylee MacMillan at for uploading instructions

All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of school and RVH judges to select the top five videos in each category. These five videos in each category will then be voted on by the general public via social media (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter) to determine the winners.