Pontchartrain Film Festival Student Short Film Showcase

Student filmmakers will showcase their latest works at the Pontchartrain Film Festival Student Short Film Showcase on Saturday, June 1 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville, Louisiana. Admission is free.

PFF.8 STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE: Louisiana college and high school students can compete for cash prizes in the annual Pontchartrain Film Festival Student Short Film Showcase. Films in competition screen at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville, Louisiana. A Q&A will follow with filmmakers in attendance. Winners will be announced following the Q&A.

There will be a cash award of $100 each for the jury selection of Best College Film and Best High School Film. The public is invited to the screening to vote for their favorite film in each category for the annual Audience Awards competition. Ballots are given out at 4 p.m. and votes are collected from those who view all the films in the competition category.


Awards & Prizes
A jury of filmmakers will select the cash prize winner of $100 each for the Best College Film and Best High School Film at the PFF.8 Student Short Film Showcase. Ballots for the Audience Awards competition will be given out at 4 p.m. and votes are collected from those who view all the films in the competition category. The public is invited to the screening to vote for their favorite film in each category.

Rules & Terms
Short films must be made in Louisiana or by Louisiana residents for competition in the Student Short Film showcase.

Student Competition Calendar 

February 27, 2019: Opening Date

March 20, 2019: Early Bird Deadline

April 10, 2019: Regular Deadline

May 1, 2019: Late Deadline

May 13, 2019: Notification Date

June 1, 2019: Event Date

 

The public is invited to vote for their favorite in the annual Audience Award competition. Ballots are given out at 4 p.m. and votes are collected from those who view all the films. There will be a cash award of $100 each for the jury selection of Best College Film and Best High School Film. A question and answer session with the filmmakers in attendance will follow the screening. Winners will be announced following the Q&A.
 
The competition is sponsored by the Pontchartrain Film Festival, a project of the nonprofit Olde Towne Arts Center’s Digital Arts program,  and hosted by the City of Mandeville.

For information, visit www.PontchartrainFilmFestival.com or email info@PontchartrainFilmFestival.com.

 

*Mark your calendar for the Pontchartrain Film Festival in November.

675 Lafitte St.
Tel: (985) 624-3149
Located adjacent to the Tammany Trace in Old Mandeville, the Trailhead features an interactive fountain with splash pad open… Read More
Pontchartrain Film Festival Student Short Film Showcase