Wellfleet Youth Film Festival Submission Deadline

Virtual [Wellfleet]

Event info
Date:August 16, 2023
Time:12:00 am
Address: Wellfleet

Are you between 7-25 and interested in having your film in the Wellfleet Film Festival? See if you qualify. Deadline 08/16.


Submission Guidelines:

This festival is open to all youth ages 7 – 25.

  • Residents outside of Cape Cod are welcome to apply.

  • Categories include Narrative (Drama, Comedy, or SciFi), Animation, Documentary and Music Video.

  • Filmmakers will be divided into 3 age groups:  7-13, 14-18, 19-25.

  • Only one film per filmmaker is allowed. Choose your best work!

  • Group submissions such as school projects or team efforts should be submitted under one director’s name.

  • Minimum 1 minute, maximum 5 minutes running time.

  • Films must adhere to G or PG rating standards.

  • All films must be submitted with a title and credits.

  • Any music recordings in the film must be original work and/or included with permission by the songwriter or license holder, OR available copyright-free from the public domain. Inclusion of unlicensed music will automatically disqualify your film from consideration.

  • Filmmakers under the age of 18 must have parental consent for their work to be shown in the festival. Release forms will be sent to all accepted filmmakers and must be signed and returned for their film to be included in the final program.

  • In the event that more qualified films are submitted than the program running time will allow, finalists will be chosen and Cape residents will be given priority.

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