Narrative short:

Students must submit a narrative short film of any category between the 2 and 15 minutes in length. Films will be judged by a panel of working members of the industry TBA. Selected films will be screened at the 2nd Annual Loyola Film Festival on Saturday, May 16, 2015, with the highest scoring films receiving prizes.

All creative production and post-production roles must be filled by individuals enrolled in high school during the making of the production. This includes: producing, writing, directing, cinematography and editing. This does not include acting or music composition, which can be completed by adults. Any music that is included must be original, have the rights from the copyright holder, or be royalty free.

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336 hour competition:

Students must sign up via email before the March 30th deadline. On March 30th, students will receive an email containing the following: a theme, a prop, and a line that must be used in a film under 4 minutes in length. The winning film will receive prizes and will be screened at the 2nd Annual Loyola Film Festival on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

All creative production and post-production roles must be filled by individuals enrolled in high school during the making of the production. This includes: producing, writing, directing, cinematography and editing. This does not include acting or music composition, which can be completed by adults. Any music that is included must be original, have the rights from the copyright holder, or be royalty free.

You must use the following theme, prop, and line in your film, or will face disqualification upon entry:

Theme: Perception

Prop: Bubbles

Line of Dialogue: "A boy's best friend is his mother."

Your film may include up to 30 seconds of credits (on top of the four minutes allowed for the actual film). We are looking for you to challenge yourselves and make compelling narratives with this given material. Don't go for documentary or simple character sketches. Really tell stories. Your film may include music that you do not own the rights to. Depending on the number of submissions, we will show between 1 and 3 of these films at our film festival on Saturday night, May 16, at Hannon Theatre. The winner of this competition will receive a new GoPro Hero4. If you have any friends that did not sign up, but would like to participate, simply forward this information to them. Your films will be judged by a panel on the basis of story, technicality, creativity, and the overall product.

And last but not least, if you have any questions, ask them.

Deadline: April 13th, 2015

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