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Attention Young Filmmakers Aged 12-24

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    February 2, 2024 11:08 AM PST

    Attention Young Filmmakers Aged 12-24: Your Moment is Now! Final Deadline Approaching Fast – February 19, 2024!

    Christian Youth Film Festival: A Platform for Young Filmmakers to Shine – Submit by February 19, 2024!

    The Christian Youth Film Festival, a premier event for young filmmakers aged 12-24, is calling for entries! With the final deadline fast approaching on February 19, 2024, this is your moment to showcase your cinematic talent and creativity.

    30th Annual Christian Youth Film Festival

    Who Should Participate:

    • Young filmmakers between the ages of 12 and 24.
    • Individuals passionate about crafting movies that reflect faith, hope, and love.

    Why Participate:

    • Gain recognition at a festival known for its commitment to nurturing young talent.
    • Opportunity to learn through seminars and workshops led by industry professionals.
    • The chance to win awards in various categories including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, and more.
    • Special perks like the Exclusive VIP Backstage Dinner, offering a chance to network with judges and industry experts.
    • Each entry receives two VIP all-access passes to all festival events, plus invaluable critiques from experienced judges.

    What You Get:

    • Trophies and cash prizes in different categories.
    • Additional awards such as scholarships, acting lessons, and unique on-set opportunities.
    • The festival is a platform for your film to be seen and celebrated in a supportive, faith-based community.

    How to Participate:

    • Submit your live-action narrative that aligns with the festival’s values.
    • Films should be family-friendly and compatible with a Biblical Christian worldview.
    • Adhere to the rules, ensuring minimal adult assistance and content appropriateness.

    Take the Next Step:

    The Christian Youth Film Festival is not just a competition; it’s a stepping stone for your future in the film industry. With the final deadline of February 19, 2024, just around the corner, now is the time to act. Ensure your film is part of this unique event that celebrates and nurtures the talent of young filmmakers.

    Don’t let this chance pass you by. Submit your film today, join a community of passionate young creators, and take the first step towards making your filmmaking dreams a reality. Your journey starts here, and we can’t wait to see what you create!

    Testimonials and Reviews from Young Filmmakers:

    This festival was amazing! I flew in from Kansas to attend and their hospitality and communication was incredible. It was amazing to meet other youth who are interested in filmmaking. I made some connections there that have really helped. I highly recommend submitting to their festival and attending. You won’t regret it!
    ~Isabelle Walker

    Although I wasn’t able to attend the festival in-person, I felt welcomed by the director in our email communications. He was very quick to answer any questions I had and was encouraging of me as a young Christian filmmaker. Very impressed with the professionalism of this festival and was honored to receive two awards for my short film. I am looking forward to entering again in the near future!
    ~Heather Hemsley

    CYFF is an amazing festival! Both of my films Silence and The Reconnection were selected to be a part. As I was traveling from Hawaii to attend, there were a lot of logistics involved. The communication and hospitality was incredible, and every question I had was answered within a few days. It was such an amazing to be able to network with other young filmmakers who are just as passionate as I am about both God and filmmaking. Overall, 5 stars. I recommend this festival to any young filmmakers who are serious about their craft.
    ~Amia Voluntad

    The CYFF is an incredible opportunity to meet people who can help you and who truly care about your success. It’s largely because of the CYFS that I am pursuing a career in filmmaking.
    ~Bethany Reinstedt

    The festival was very well organized and inviting to new filmmakers! I was the only filmmaker from Canada in the college division and was sent a Festival in a Box for the night of! It was a great time. Excited to enter in another short film next year.
    ~Sarah Bernier

    30th Annual Christian Youth Film Festival

    This post was edited by Maura Nicolaita at February 8, 2024 8:55 AM PST