Student Filmmaker Competition
Submissions open: August 16, 2021
Submissions close: November 19, 2021
Student filmmakers of all experience levels. (all are welcome, you don’t need to be Jewish to apply!)
New or previously created documentaries or narrative. Short films that celebrate the Jewish experience or reflect (10 minutes or less, including credits.)
Celebrate the Jewish experience connecting your film to (one or more) of the Jewish values or themes of – trustworthiness, compassion, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, community, kindness, positivism, role modeling, repairing the world, any Jewish holiday or historical event.
Two $250 prizes for 1st place entries in both high school and college/post grad categories. The winning films will Be screened in a theater during the 9th annual JCC Chicago Jewish film festival in 2020.
**Please note: You must complete the entire FilmFreeway submission form, including date of birth and city/state, for your entry to be reviewed. Any submission missing this information will be disqualified.
Submissions accepted from students who reside in the Chicago land area, parts of Indiana or Wisconsin or participate in a JCC Chicago program (Camp Chi, Jewish Student Connection or Springboard) to be eligible for this competition.
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