35th Maine Student Film and Video Festival - accepting submissions
Published:April 24, 2012
The following message is being sent out on behalf of Corey Norman, Maine Student Film and Video Festival Director. Please contact Corey Norman with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-831-7801.
The MLTI Team
The 35th Annual Maine Student Film and Video Festival (Held In Conjunction with 15th Maine International Film Festival at the Waterville Opera House) is now accepting submissions and there is a deadline for entries of June 1, 2012
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- Public Screening and Awards Presentation July 21st, 2012
- Grand Prize: $2539 Scholarship to the Young Filmmaker's Program at the Maine Media Workshops
- Works are selected by a qualified panel of judges on the basis of Originality ~ Content ~ Style ~ Technique
- Eligibility: Open to Maine residents 19 years of age and younger
The entire production must be the work of the person or persons entering the competition. For group productions, choose the category matching the oldest authoring member of the group. There is no age limit for actors, documentary subjects, or musicians who may appear in the production. Whenever possible, we urge students to use original music, copyright free music, or music they have obtained permission to use. The MSFVF is an educational event and we encourage teachers, artists, and advisers to work with their students.
The actual video production and editorial decisions must be made by the students.
There is a $10 entry fee. Make checks payable to Maine Alliance of Media Arts, 58 Wilson St #3, Portland ME, 04101. Submitted movies are reviewed by 3 judges, usually: an educator, a media arts professional, and a MSFVF alumnus/a. Winners & finalists receive a certificate of merit. Prizes vary annually.
1. Anyone 19 years of age or younger who is a resident of Maine and in grades K-12 is eligible.
2. There are three categories in which you may enter as many works as you would like: Pre-teen ~ grades K-6 Junior ~ grades 7-8 Senior ~ grades 9-12.
3. As a rule, judges award winners and finalists in each category. The judges have final say in giving awards and they may expand or delete the number of awards in any given year.
4. MAMA and the cooperating organizations cannot be responsible for loss or damage of your entry.
5. MAMA shall have the right to make and use duplicate videotapes, DVDs, and digital media of entered movies for publicity and promotion in all formats and distribution outlets including broadcast, cable cast, internet, and future distribution and exhibition formats.
6. The judges decisions are final.
FMI: Corey Norman, MSFVF Director, email@example.com, 207-831-7801