Short film submissions from K-12 students sought for the festival
The 44th Annual Maine Student Film and Video Festival is accepting submissions until June 15.
All Maine K-12 students can participate for free.
Films will be judged by category: narrative, documentary, and creative (animation, experimental, etc.) and by age group: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. according to a press release from Waterville Creates.
Students can submit their work at mainestudientfilm.org/festival.
A free screening and awards ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, July 16 at the Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square, Waterville, during the Maine International Film Festival.
The MSFVF Best Picture grand prize is a $500 prize, sponsored by Maine Public.
“Young filmmakers are producing some of the most inspired and authentic work we’ve seen,” said Julia Dunlavey, Deputy Executive Director of the Maine Film Center. “Students who attend the festival have become professional filmmakers with their work screened at the Maine International Film Festival.”
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