Mosaic Festival of Arts and Culture 2019 will begin with our premiere day-long film festival to be held at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, showcasing the talents of emerging filmmakers both local and international.

We are creating this ground-breaking film festival to act as a forum for our diverse community to share their experiences, bringing together a broad array of cultures through the art of film. We intend to welcome entries from around Atlantic Canada and beyond.

We encourage entrants to produce content with a focus on (their experiences, and cultural identities). We will also welcome films from international creators worldwide. The winning filmmakers and films will be selected by the programming committee led by the Program coordinator. The selected films will screen at our one-day festival where winning creators and films in various categories will be awarded and recognized.

Entry submission will open on the 14th of January

Accolades and Cash prizes will be handed out to winners, the winners will have the chance to meet Top film producers and agents in Nova Scotia.

Awards will be given to winners in these Categories

Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best International Feature film
Best International Short film
Best Actor in an International Short Film
Best Actor in a Short Film
Best Director Short Film
Best Original Music
Best Screenplay Feature Film
Best Screenplay Short Film
Best Screenplay International Feature Film
Best Screenplay International Short Film

Mosaic Film Festival Guidelines:
All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.
Short film entries must be under 30 minutes in length
Films must be submitted via online screener.
All submissions must have been completed after 1 January 2016
Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.
The Mosaic Film Festival places no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.
More than one entry may be submitted, and each must be submitted separately.
Awards and Official Selections are based on overall merits of the films and are at the sole discretion of the jury and programming committee. All decisions of programmers are final.
All FilmFreeway submissions for the Mosaic Film Festival are to be paid by credit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.
Entrants agree to indemnify and hold us, including our volunteers, our directors, and our sponsors and affiliates harmless against all claims arising out of entry or participation in The Mosaic Film Festival.
We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.
By submitting to the Mosaic Film Festival, I confirm that I have read and accepted the terms and regulations of the Mosaic Film Festival. I will provide the festival with any additional information required pursuant to these rules and regulations. I authorize the Mosaic Film Festival to exhibit my film, and if selected, I confirm that an exhibition copy will be available in a required format for screening during the 2019 festival (August 30th, 2019). I certify that I hold all necessary rights for the submission of this film/video to the Mosaic Film Festival and that all rights and clearances have been made. This film is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation. I hold Mosaic Film Festival harmless from damage to, or loss of any or all materials en route to, from or otherwise at the festival. I assume all legal responsibilities therein. By Agreeing to these terms, I transfer to Mosaic Film Festival the right to use excerpts of the submitted film, its stills, and trailers, for the purposes of publicity and marketing of the film at the 2019 festival, and for other non-commercial uses related to the promotion of the 2019 festival. I hereby agree to indemnify Mosaic Film Festival, in the event that such rights have not been properly transferred.

Overall Rating
  • Joe Chang

    It's a wonderful film festival! Many thanks to festival for awarding me! Thank you very much!!

    September 2019
    Response from festival:

    It was wonderful screening your powerful film. We can't wait to see what you'll have next year. Congrats on your win!