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2015 Salem Film Fest

THE FIVE-MINUTE STUDENT DOCUMENTARY CONTEST

90 mins

THE FIVE-MINUTE STUDENT DOCUMENTARY CONTEST

Saturday, March, 7, 2015 10:00 am

Description

Entering its seventh year, the Five-Minute Student Doc Contest is an innovative and fun celebration of young Massachusetts High School student filmmakers. The doc genre is wide and varied and is open to all kinds of creative approaches.

The Top Ten films will be screened on Saturday, March 7 at 10am, at CinemaSalem, and cash prizes of $100, $50, and $25 will be awarded to the top three films.

The Five-Minute Student Doc Contest is sponsored by CinemaSalem and Salem Film Fest.

THE FINE PRINT
-the top 10 films will be screened on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10 am during the Salem Film Fest
-cash prizes of $100, $50, and $25 will be awarded to the top three films
-entries must be produced by high school students, either individuals or groups
-competition is limited to new work, produced during the years 2015 or 2016
-entries must be five minutes or shorter in duration
-all forms of documentary are welcome
-entries may be submitted as Quicktime digital files (SD or HD) on a flash drive or data disk
-entries must be accompanied by an entry form including these six things: 1) name of filmmaker(s) 2) contact information, including email and telephone number 3) name of high school or arts organization 4) title of film 5) length 6) a short synopsis -no unauthorized use of copyrighted images or music is allowed
-submission deadline is February 1, 2016 – but let us know if you need more time by emailing Paul(at)cinemasalem.com.
-There is no entry fee!
-your submission grants us permission to post your entry (with attribution) to the web -entries will be judged by a panel of filmmakers and production professionals
-entries must be mailed or hand-delivered to CinemaSalem, 2 East India Square, Salem, MA 01970

Dates & Times

THE FIVE-MINUTE STUDENT DOCUMENTARY CONTEST

Saturday, March, 7, 2015 10:00 am