The Annual Canyons District Film Festival
It's never too early to start preparing for The 5th Annual Canyons District Film Festival! Festival entries are due by 5:00 pm on March 13, 2014. All Canyons School District students and teachers are invited to submit films for competition. Read the information on this page as well as the links to the right to help you prepare.
The 5th Annual Canyons District Film Festival will be held on April 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Canyons School District patrons, employees, and community members are invited to attend. Enjoy food, fun, and great films as winning entries are announced! Location TBD.
Advertisement Category Deadline Extended
The deadline for student and business intent to participate forms for the 5th Annual Canyons District Film Festival advertisement category has been extended! Students and businesses may sign up to create an advertisement any time between now and January 31, 2014. Sign up ASAP because the earlier you sign up, the earlier you can be paired with a business and get started on your project! ClickHERE for more information about the advertisement category.
There are many opportunities for students to produce film projects!
Any projects submitted to outside film projects can also be submitted to the Canyons District Film Festival. Click HERE for a listing of outside film festivals and projects you can participate in!
Film Festival Information:
There are seven film categories and a poster contest participants may enter:
7. Teacher Film - a film in any category submitted by a teacher in the Canyons School District.
Canyons District Film Festival Poster Contest
Film Festival Rules:
There is no theme tied to the film festival. The theme is yours to choose. Each school has the opportunity to submit five films into the film festival, with no more than two entries in a category. If a school has more than five entries, the principal, faculty, and school Ed Tech Specialist can work together to choose the school's top five entries. Schools may choose to hold their own site-based film festival to determine which of their entries will continue on to the District festival. When submitting film festival entries, you must also include one entry form per film. Teachers must sign the entry form to verify that students involved in each film project have not opted out of the Canyons School District Uniform Media Release. An Information Release Form is required for each person involved in the film who is not a current Canyons School District student.
Please ensure that the content of your film is appropriate for a school festival. Films that are too violent or graphic in nature will not be considered for Canyons District FIlm Festival awards.
Film festival entries that break copyright, do not contain proper credits, or do not have proper media and information releases for each person involved in the film will not be considered for Canyons District Film Festival awards. If you have copyright and permissions questions, please contact your school's Educational Technology Specialist or email Katie Blunt at email@example.com. You may also visit our copyright page for more information.
Students, films for the film festival can be projects you have created specifically for the festival or projects created for class assignments and other events, like the District Reflections program. You can create your films at school or at home. Either way, the work needs to be your own. If you like to create films, this is your opportunity to showcase your talents!
Teachers, since there is no theme assigned to the film festival you can have your students create films as part of your classroom curriculum. Also, many of you are very talented when it comes to creating films. This is your chance to share your creations.
We look forward to viewing all of the film entries. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Educational Technology Specialist Katie Blunt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view film festival resources and examples, go to Preparing for the Canyons District Film Festival.
Film Festival Entry Form
Poster Contest Entry Form
Information Release Form
2014 Film Festival Poster
SUECON Film Festival Keynote
Annual Canyons District Film Festival
Preparing for the District Film Festival
Film Festival Advertisement Category
Film Festival Poster Contest
Other Filmmaking Opportunities
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