Green Mountain Film Festival

Call for Entries:
Catamount Film & Arts is now accepting online submissions for its 2015 High School Filmmakers Showcase which will be held at the Green Mountain Film Festival in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont on March 28th, 2015.

Entry Guidelines:

  • All filmmakers must be eighteen years or under on March 28, 2015 to be eligible.
  • Each film must be less than 10 minutes long.
  • Festival staff will screen films and place them into one of two divisions: (1) In-Competition and (2) Out-Of-Competition. All films in both divisions will be screened at the festival.
  • From the films placed in the In-Competition Division, a jury of teens will select a winner and a runner up each of the four categories: drama, comedy, documentary and experimental (including animation).
  • A jury of industry professionals will select one film from these finalists to be awarded the Best of Fest award. The winning filmmaker gets a $2,000 scholarship that they can apply to any 1, 2 or 3 week session at any campus of a SOCAPA's (School of Creative and Performing Arts - 2015 summer programs.
  • Filmmakers must hold all necessary rights for any films they submit.
  • A filmmaker can submit multiple films.
  • Each film must be submitted on an individual DVD in the designated format (DATA DVD (DVD-R or DVD+R) with your film in QuickTime (.MOV) format). Both hi-def or standard def are accepted - if the film was shot in hi-def, it should be exported as such.
  • Filmmakers selected for the festival will be notified by March 13th, 2015.