NOW TAKING SUBMISSIONS !!!

The Festival is back for 2021 !!!!!     

Celebrate the 17th Annual Film Festival this April!

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 26 and April 9, 2021. NO FILMS will be accepted after April 9, 2021. 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. Any student who was planning on submitting a film last year (2019-2020) when the festival was cancelled due to Covid-19 is encouraged to submit that film this year!  i.e. if you were a Senior last year and wanted to enter, you can submit work from 2019-2020 for this year even though you have graduated!  We want to see your cool projects!  

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

WHEN: 6:30 PM, Saturday, April 24, 2021.

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 will 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 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!!!