Students ages 12 to 19 are encouraged to submit their original film works to be shown at an event at the Main Library on Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m.
Original films on any topic or genre are accepted. Films should be G- or PG- rated and suitable for a teen audience. Profanity and nudity are not allowed. Producers must be Louisville residents between the ages of 12 and 19. Films should be no longer than 15 minutes in length.
Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2014. Submissions may be turned in, along with a completed entry form, at any Louisville Free Public Library. Submissions should be on a separate flash-drive or disc and addressed to the attention of “Michael Ward – Louisville Young Filmmakers Festival.”
As part of the Festival, the Library will hold several community led workshops on film-making and editing. Students who attend the workshops will learn how to create, edit and manage their own digital content. All workshops will be held at the Main Library. For more details on festival Workshops, follow the Library's Teen Blog.
Teen Filmmaker Workshops:
- Green Screen Techniques Saturday, January 25, 10 am
- Stop Motion Animation Saturday, February 8, 2 pm: Led by teen stop-motion animator Ed Boomershine
- Improv Acting Saturday, February 22, 2 pm: Featuring members of Louisville's own Project Improv
For more information, call 574-1724.