11th Annual Teen Film Festival


Ever wanted to make a movie? Now’s your chance! Create a film of any genre to submit to the SMCL 11th Annual Teen Film Festival!

How to Submit:

Guidelines

  1. Submit your own original work.
  2. You must be in 5th-12th grade to enter a film.
  3. You must upload your video to YouTube and make it publicly-viewable.
  4. To enter, fill out the entry formopens a new window and be sure to include your YouTube link.
  5. Films should be no longer than 10 minutes.
  6. Films must contain appropriate content for teens (equivalent of a G, PG, or PG-13 film).
  7. If you want your film to be on the library website, you must be authorized to use any included music. This would be music you've created, Creative Commons-licensed materialopens a new window, and items in the public domainopens a new window. You can also create your own using Jukedeckopens a new window. If you want to get even more creative, come to Belmont, Half Moon Bay, or San Carlos or to make your own music using Garage Band on our iMac! You may not use copyrighted materials without permission.
  8. Prizes will include 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place, People’s Choice and possible honorable mentions.
  9. Entries are due Saturday, March 2nd, by 11:59 pm.
  10. The SMCL Teen Film Festival will be held at the Belmont Library on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 1:30-4pm for High School Films and Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1:30-4pm for Middle School Films.

To be eligible to win an award, at least one member must attend and stay the entire duration of the viewing party. Those not present will be disqualified from any possible award or prize. If you have extenuating circumstances, please contact Kayla Figard.

Prizes:

High School

  • 1st Place - Master Class
  • 2nd Place - Swag Bag with 2 books & 2 movie tickets, & a notebook
  • 3rd Place - Swag Bag with 1 book and 2 movie tickets
  • People's Choice - 1 movie ticket

Middle School

  • 1st Place - Swag Bag with 3 books & 4 movie tickets, & a notebook
  • 2nd Place - Swag Bag with 2 books & 2 movie tickets, & a notebook
  • 3rd Place - Swag Bag with 1 book and 2 movie tickets
  • People's Choice - 1 movie ticket

If you have any questions, please contact Kayla Figard.

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