Seeking entries from young Okanagan filmmakers

  • Jan. 17, 2011 9:00 a.m.

Summer Arts Scene For Youth in Central Okanagan Society presents Film Fever Fest this April.

Youths up to the age of 25 from across the Okanagan Valley are invited to submit film, short clips, photo-essay, video or animation to the festival.

This is a fundraiser for SASFY, creative workshops for youth aged 9 to 15. The film festival presents an opportunity for participants to gain valuable exposure and recognition in the community, receive critiques from distinguished artists in the field and could launch careers as future Oscar nominees or winning designers/producers.

Thanks to the generous support from a District & Council Lake Country grant, organizers are working with Creekside Theatre manager Horst Jassmann and Okanagan Film Commissioner of B.C. Jon Summerland to put on a fun, entertaining and exciting film festival. Summerland will chair a distinguished jury of film experts to judge the entries.

Categories: documentary, horror, drama, comedy, nature, aboriginal, environment issues (sustainability), musical, film noire, creative, etc.

Entry fee: Free, and participants can enter in more than one category)

Submission time limit: Maximum 10 minutes per entry

Submission deadline: Friday, April 15

Send entries or drop them off to: Summer Arts Scene For Youth, 3063 Bridlehill Drive, West Kelowna, V4T 2W1

For more info call 250-768-1404 or 250 718-9875.

The Film Fever Fest is on April 30 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Lake Country Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake, Winfield

Tickets www.creeksidetheatre.com or 250-766-9309.

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