07/17/2019: "Student Filmmaker Award Entries Open"
Friday Harbor Film Festival is seeking entries into the 2019 competition for the László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award. Recognizing young talent in filmmaking, it will be presented to the creator of the best student short film during the Festival to be held October 25-27.
All student films will be screened by a panel of film industry judges to determine the winner.
Student filmmakers 13 - 26 years of age can submit their entries through Film Freeway at https://filmfreeway.com/pages/how-it-works. Either sign in for a new account or login, if you have an existing account. Type in “Friday Harbor Film Festival” and click the “Submit Now” button.
In addition, all entries will be screened several times as part of the Festival. They will be considered for Audience Choice Awards, chosen by votes of attendees, in two categories: Best Student Short Film 13-17 years of age and Best Student Short Film 18-26 years of age.
Friday Harbor Film Festival is delighted to honor filmmaker László Pal, who lived on San Juan Island prior to his death and served on the Film Festival’s board for three years. As an Emmy Award winning director, cinematographer, writer, editor, and producer, László Pal created films in many places around the world, while also educating young filmmakers at the University of Washington.