This article appeared in a January 2018 issue of the student newsletter.
Attention all up-and-coming student filmmakers!
Looking to build your portfolio? Interested in entering a short film competition? Want to win a $500 cash prize? The 22nd Annual Jewish Film Festival, a project of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Dallas, will accept short film submissions for the Emerging Filmmakers Prize until March 1, 2018.
To enter the film competition your piece must:
All genres are accepted, including: narrative, documentary and animated. Limit of one submission per applicant.
To enter the film competition, you must:
Visit JCC's website for full contest details and to download the application. Submit the completed application and film entry link to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with the following:
Films are judged by the prize committee based on artistic merit, Jewish relevance and adherence to eligibility and project requirements.
The winner will be announced at the end of April and their film will be shown at the 2018 festival in September. They'll also receive the $500 Emerging Filmmaker's Prize, established in memory of JCC co-chair Dr. Peter Marcus.