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The Greenwich Youth Film Festival (GYFF) will be held in the Cole Auditorium of Greenwich Library

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

CATEGORIES
Environmental Action*
Creative
Documentary
Animation
Experimental

THE GYFF IS CO-SPONSORED BY

 

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Greenwich Library

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IMPORTANT LINKS & DOCUMENTS:  How to Participate

1. Share the GYFF Poster

2. Read the Entry Requirements & Film Submission Guidelines 

3. Pre-Register for announcements and updates

4. Individuals Submit Registration Fee

5. Submit your film

  • Email a link to your uploaded vimeo and all entry and permission forms to youth.director@gecgreenwich.org Subject:  GYFF Entry – [Your Title]
  • You may also choose to drop off or mail all forms to the GEC, attn:  GYFF, 130 Bible Street, P.O. Box 1600, Cos Cob, CT, 06807
  • Entries now being accepted!  Final enrollment deadline is Sunday, March 26, 2017.

 

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Thank you for your participation, support, and enthusiasm for the fifth annual Greenwich Youth Film Festival.  The Junior League of Greenwich launched this project in 2011-12 and recently transitioned it into the community: the GYFF is the ideal venue for students to practice visual storytelling, and meet mentors and community partners who can support young filmmakers in their craft.

The following awards will be presented on April 24th:  PRIZES INCLUDE:

  • Environmental Action (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Creative (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Documentary (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Animation (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Experimental (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Best First Year Film Student Submission (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Best of Festival
  • Best Film Poster
  • Fairchild Challenge Award*

*NEW THIS YEAR The Fairchild Challenge Award will grant $500 towards environmental projects, and is awarded to the school who earns the most points in the Environmental Action Category.  Schools must pre-register to be eligible for this award at fairchildatgec.org.  The GYFF is recognizing schools whose students are creating films for Environmental Action.  This year, as new global partners in the Fairchild Challenge, the Garden Education Center (GEC) is awarding one school with the prestigious Fairchild Challenge Award.