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The Key West Film Festival is entering its 5th year. One of the central aims of KWFF is to organically promote Florida filmmaking. In an effort to advance that mission, we have started the KWFF Florida Film School Showcase. KWFF is partnering with major Florida universities to include their students in the Showcase and short film competition.
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- The Florida Film Student Showcase will take place during KWFF 2016, November 16–20, but programming specific to the Student Showcase will take place November 18–20
- Participating Universities: Florida State University, Full Sail University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, and University of South Florida
- Each university will select 2 films (from their students) to be submitted to the FFSS
- Appropriately submitted films will be screened on Saturday during the Student Showcase
- Awards: An award will be given for Best Documentary and Best Narrative
- KWFF will cover travel and lodging for 1 filmmaker per film from each school to attend the Festival
- KWFF will also provide “package deals” to help subsidize and reduce cost of travel, lodging, and access to Festival events for fellow student filmmakers and classmates
- Attendees will have exclusive access to panels and ticket packages
- Films must be made by current students from participating universities only*
- Films must be made during 2016 and can be narratives or documentaries
- Films can be no longer than 10 minutes
- Films can made on iPhones, in HD, or anywhere in between
- Student filmmakers will submit their films to their school’s designated point of contact and their school will select the best films to represent their university
- Filmmaking students MUST be in attendance at Key West Film Festival to win
Previous Key West Film Festival panelists and judges have included Sebastian Junger, Paul Haggis, Terry George, Judy Blume, John Waters, and Billy Corbin, Anne O’Shea, and others.
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For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org – See you in Key West!
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