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Come Celebrate the 18th Annual Film Festival this April 2022!

Are you a young director itching to show your movie? Are you a film fan who would love to see brand new, independent films? Then the Kiwanis Teen Film Festival is for you!  Submit your film, or just come join us for a night of movie magic this April.

FILM SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Films and entry forms can be submitted between March 25 and April 8, 2022. NO FILMS will be accepted after April 8, 2022. The judges and program designer need 2 weeks to get everything ready for the Festival. So, get those films in early. You have 2 full weeks. 🙂 

WHO: Any Idaho middle school, junior high, or high school students (Grades 7-12) plus Jackson, Afton, and Star Valley, Wyoming.

WHERE: Colonial Theater, 450 A Street, Idaho Falls 83402 (If COVID prevents us from holding the Festival in person, we will stream the Festival as a digital event.)

WHEN: 6:30 PM, Saturday, April 23, 2022.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Best of Show: $1,000 scholarship; category winners: $300 scholarshipREQUIREMENTS: Entry Fee $20 (per film), plus, the submission, rules, and release forms. Although others may assist, the writing, direction, and production for each film must be primarily done by students, grades 7-12. *PLEASE NOTE:  Only the winning films will be shown at the festival in full. All other films may be shown in part only.

START MAKING PLANS AND GATHERING YOUR FILM FOOTAGE NOW!

SOME IDEAS TO HELP YOU GET STARTED!

STUDENT FILMMAKER’S WORKSHOP: On the day of the festival all interested students and parents or teachers are invited to join us for a Filmmaker’s Workshop taught by professionals in the industry!  Location: Colonial Theater 450 A Street, Idaho Falls, ID TIME: 10:00 am- 3:00 pmish. Lunch provided.

Thanks to our generous sponsors there will not be an admission price at the film festival. That’s right, FREE ADMISSION!!!