03/17/2017: "Young Filmmakers Project"
the Young Filmmakers Project deadline is June 1, 2017. Films may be submitted as: Documentary or Docu-Drama (Dramatization of real life events) Eligibility: The Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Project is open to all students ranging in age from grade 7 to their first year of University or College.
Style: Documentary or Docu - Drama (Dramatization of real life events)
Eligibility: The Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Project is open to all students ranging in age from grade 7 to their first year of University or College.
1. Grades 7-9
2. Grades 10-12
3. First Year of University
Theme for 2017: Pacific Connections: Share a film with the FHFF that tells a story of how we are connected to the world around us; it can have an environmental or social justice focus. Ensure that your film has a call to action or a meaningful take away message that can Entertain, Inspire and Enlighten audiences.
Prizes: Winners will receive the following prizes:
1. Screening of their film at the Friday Harbor Film Festival and other related events hosted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival
2. Tickets to the Friday Harbor Film Festival 2017
3. Posting of their film on the Friday Harbor Film Festival website, and use of the film for any promotional materials and online media at its discretion
4. Cash prize: Each winning film will receive a cash prize of $500
Deadline: June 1st, 2017
Notification: July 1st, 2017
• Length of Film: 3-5 minutes
• High Quality Resolution of 1080p
• Film must be submitted via our Film Freeway page, www.filmfreeway.com/festival/FHFF .
• Accepted film formats are .mov .mp4 or .mpg file. The only compression method that is accepted is H.264
• Ensure that you have a clear title, all filmmakers are listed and that your age category is specified. We are looking for films that ENTERTAIN, INSPIRE and ENLIGHTEN audiences and are relevant to our theme
• Entrants submitting films that contain significant non-English spoken dialogue must provide on-screen English subtitles.