Greenwich Youth Film Festival Submission Deadline Extended to April 7

The 2018 Greenwich Youth Film Festival is set for Monday, April 30 at 6:30pm in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library.

Due to some snow dates/holiday timing issues, the submission deadline has been extended to 12:00 noon on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

Students can upload their submissions to Vimeo and share film links with Garden Education Center via the Google form.

Here is the updated Greenwich Youth Film Festival 2018 Submission Form link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFTKIyEMasQhfR2PekQk1K96MUf6i7CnxtlOEXN57v3-bNUQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Each film submission is $10 to defray insurance/administration costs, with the exception of category Social Action films – admitted free; scholarships are available to those in need (please request at gecgyff@gmail.com.)

Credit cards can be input through the Garden Education website or phone (203) 869-9242, or checks can be mailed to Garden Education Center, P.O. Box 1600, Cos Cob CT 06807.

Genres remain the same: Documentary (up to 7 minutes in length), Creative (up to 5 minutes in length), Animation (up to 3 minutes in length), Experimental (up to 5 minutes in length) and Social Action (up to 5 minutes in length).

Awards:

  • Social Action (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)

  • Creative (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)

  • Documentary (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)

  • Animation (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)

  • Experimental (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)

  • Best First Year Film Student (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)

  • Best of Festival

  • Best Film Poster

POSTERS:

Please create an 11″x17″ poster using portrait orientation in Google Slides or your preferred poster program (go to file>page setup>type 11″x17″).

Include the title of your video and your name(s).

Include Greenwich Youth Film Festival and 4-30-18 and 6:30pm.

Include tagline if you like.

Download as a PDF and email your poster to gecgyff@gmail.com by noon Saturday, April 7.

The Junior League of Greenwich launched this project in 2011-12, transitioning it to the community in 2016.

The Greenwich Youth Film Festival is is sponsored by the Garden Education Center of Greenwich, supported by community partners the Greenwich Library, Greenwich Arts Council, Green Schools and The Avon Theatre Film Center.

Each helps play a role in this vital growth. For more information please visit http://www.gecgreenwich.org.