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Kids Movie Fest is an online short film fest and community for young filmmakers ages 13-18. The competition presents a unique opportunity for participants to practice their filmmaking skills and express their unique stories, while engaging in a bit of friendly competition. All films are 2 minutes and under.
Filmmaking is the perfect activity for assignments, as it involves planning, writing, filming, and editing, It can involve one actor, no actors (puppets/toys/dolls, narrative over montage, etc.), or multiple actors. It can be done with a phone, tablet or laptop and free software.
Entry is free, and each competition involves both audience awards and jury awards with prizes. The jurors are entertainment industry professionals. Each competition has an entry period followed by a one-month voting and judging period. Creators submit a narrative or non-fiction short film, up to two minutes long, that ties in with a bi-monthly theme. The theme of the initial contest is “Joy” and entry is available now via our website and our Facebook page.
The submission period for the first competition ends August 31, 2020 and the voting period ends September 30, 2020.