The Freedom4U Annual Film Contest 2019
We invite all South Bay and Harbor Area High School students to participate in our annual film contest!
Films must fit into one of the following categories:
Coming of age teen-centered story
Broadcast Journalism New Package
Each film must be less than 5 minutes. No exceptions.
Films will be scored on a 100-point scale in the following categories:
25 POINTS FOR OVERALL FILM:
Did the film work when it was all put together?
25 POINTS FOR TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Is the viewer able to see and hear it without being distracted?
25 POINTS FOR CLEARNESS OF CONCEPT OR VISION:
Is the viewer able to clearly understand the filmmaker's point of view?
25 POINTS FOR CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT & ACTING:
Are the characters clearly developed and did the filmmaker get the most out of his/her actors?
*not applicable for news packages*
Subject matter must be appropriate for high school age students.
Please note* Theme: Subject matter in films must be 'appropriate for a school environment’ and be free of derogatory situations and stereotypes based on race, religion, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.
Winners will be announced at a public screening in January 2020!
Student must be enrolled in a South Bay or Harbor Area high school
Films must be less than 5 minutes in length
$10 entry fee