Poster Design Criteria for the Student Showcase of Films

Each year students are invited to create and submit a poster design to promote the
Student Showcase of Films competition for the following year.  The winning design is used
throughout the year to market the competition to schools across the state of Florida.  


Open to Florida high school and college students.
$500 Award.  Funds will be awarded in the artist's name.

To begin the process of submitting your Poster design, complete the Student Showcase of Films Online Application. Our system will guide you through the necessary steps to completion.


All the information below MUST be incorporated into the poster design,
the poster that you are designing is for the 2019 competition.


24th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival's Student Showcase of Films

Free to Enter

Deadline for Entries: January 2019

$12,500 Cash Prizes

pbfilm.com

800.745.FILM

Red Carpet Award Show: April 2019

Florida's Largest Student Film Competition

Categories for Entry:

Burt Reynolds Scholarship
Sara Fuller Scholarship

College Feature/Short
High School Feature/Short
Suzanne Niedland Documentary
Animation
Music Video
Commercial/PSA
Environmental PSA
Mental Health Awareness PSA

Screenwriting
Poster Design
Audience Award

 


Other words or sentences may be included but ALL the above information MUST be included to be considered.


The design specifications below must be followed in order to be considered as a finalist

Design & Trim Size: 11”x17”

Bleed: .0125” (1/8”) on all sides = 18.0125 X 24.0125 (11 1/8 x 17 1/8)

Without Bleed: 11” X 17”

Live Area (for text and non-bleed graphic elements): 10.75” x 16.75”, which will allow an internal margin of .125” (1/8”)

Minimum resolution for all files 300dpi AND for any embedded elements is 300dpi

All files must CMYK and all embedded graphic elements must be converted to CMYK before embedding

Original Files should be submitted as a “Press Quality” UN-flattened Adobe Photoshop (.psd) or Adobe Illustrator (.ai) files with all links embedded

Designs incorporating images or elements not owned by the artist must be accompanied by a statement of copyright license for use, “fair use” exception, or public domain
 


 Incorporate these four required logos into your poster design entry

 
Our team will drop in the official PBC logo. Please use the placeholder below

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If you have any questions regarding the logos please email StudentShowcase@pbfilm.com  


Include the following in your submission package:

  • A copy of the signed Online Application and a photocopy of the applicant’s Student I.D.

  • A Printed, Full Color Hard Copy of the Poster for judging purposes. Printed entry size should be, 11" X 17"

  • An unflattened digital version of the poster on a thumb drive or CD clearly marked with applicant’s name, school name, and the words Poster Entry on it with a permanant marker.   
     

Submission Packages: Include all of the required information in an envelope and label with the applicant’s name, school name, and category in which you are applying.  Applicants may be disqualified if the above requirements are not met. Judging is based on many factors including following instructions, proper verbiage and size requirements.

Mail or Deliver Submissions to:
Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission
ATTN Student Showcase of Films
2195 Southern Blvd., Suite 520
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

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