High School Feature ShortCriteria for High School Feature Short

Short films are a great opportunity to push the boundaries of cinematic storytelling
and engage the audience emotionally. We call it a feature/short because
we want to see a big story in a short amount of time.

Open to Florida High School Students. 
Film must be 30 minutes (TRT) or less.
1st Place - $1,500 Award
2nd Place - $1,000 Award
3rd Place - $750 Award
(INCREASED for 2020!)
Funds awarded to the submitting school.

Submitted projects will be judged on the following set of criteria:

Originality/Creativity
Direction
Writing
Cinematography
Performances
Production Value
Pacing
Structure
Sound/Music

APPLICATION PROCESS: To begin the process of submitting your High School Feature/Short project, complete the Student Showcase of Films Online Application. Our system will guide you through the necessary steps to completion.

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