16th Annual Film Festival

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Come Celebrate the 16th 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.

Important Message: Unfortunately, due to extending circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel the Film Festival this year. This saddens all of us tremendously! We know all of you have been working hard on your films for this year’s Festival. We also know that some of you are seniors this year, and it would have been your last year to submit a film. For this reason, we have made the decision to allow you (seniors) to enter films next year. So, keep working on your films and let’s make next year’s Festival the best one yet! 

FILM SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Films and entry forms can be submitted between March 27 and April 10, 2020. NO FILMS will be accepted after April 10, 2020. 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 TIME: 6:30 PM WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2020.  SCHOLARSHIPS: Best of Show: $1,000 scholarship; category winners: $300 scholarshipREQUIREMENTS: Entry Fee $20 (per film). Plus, submission – rules – 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- 2:00 pmish.

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

 

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