music video competition

Film and music elevate each other and the FCFF is proud to bring the art of music videos to the festival. We are gathering the best music videos from filmmakers, artists, and production teams from across Southwestern Ontario for a celebration of their work. Submissions for this category close July 15, 2022.  Save the date to come out and see the finalists with live performances at The Factory on October 22, 2022!

Learn about the music industry at the OSCC

The Ontario Screen Creators Conference is the next step in your career! Music crosses over nearly all creative industries – particularly film. From scoring feature films to independent music videos, there are so many directions you could go!

The OSCC opens up opportunities to learn from and connect with representatives from across the film, TV, gaming, and music industries!


General Music Video category

General Music Video category, where any member of the key creative team is from Southwestern Ontario, or the music video was at least partially produced in the region, are eligible.

High School Music Video category

Our Youth Film Festival has a category for high school student’s music videos. Please click here for more information.


Save the Date for October 22nd!

Music Video Night is one of the hottest events at the FCFF! Hosted at 100 Kellogg Lane, the evening is is part screening, part concert, and part party!

Music Video Night 2022 will feature 15 music videos in competition and 2 live performances! Stay tuned to learn more about the featured songs and musicians.

Music Video Night is a licensed event, and a cash bar will be available.


Sarah Burke

Sarah Burke is a Canadian broadcaster, podcast host, producer, and storyteller based in Toronto. She is a host for Indie88 (CIND-FM) in Toronto, the Women in Media Podcast, and formerly SiriusXM.

More FCFF Music Video category judges will be announced soon!



The overall winner in each category will receive a $500 cash prize. All other winners will receive Downtown Dollars. Music videos must be completed after January 1, 2021. All genres, video length and styles are welcome.

  • Submissions Open – March 15th, 2022
  • Early bird Submission Deadline – May 15th
  • Regular Submission Deadline – June 15th
  • Final Submission Deadline – July 15th
  • Tickets go on sale – August 15th
  • Film lineup and live performances announced  September 1st