IOFF International Student Film Competition

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IOFF International Student Film Competition

The 8th Annual Student Film Competition is now available at the International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF). This competition is available to middle school and high school students grades 6 through 12 from around the world.

The competition gives a chance to demonstrate their filmmaking skills and tell their ocean stories. This is a way for students to tell their stories about the ocean and explore the exciting world of filmmaking and the applicants will be eligible to win cash prizes up to $500.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • The competition is open to middle school and high school students (grades 6 through 12)
  • Students from around the world are eligible to participate in this competition.

How to Apply & Competition Rules:

To participate, the applicants must submit an online application form through the given link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfii2icoOGK794JGwz1V_OHQFllm15mg4_ARU3lMK_iQIPTtw/viewform

Rules:

  • All films must be about the ocean
  • All films must be less than 5 minutes in length
  • Films must be made entirely by an individual student or a group of students
  • Films must be touch upon at least one of these ocean-related topics: 
    • Ocean environments
    • Ocean wildlife
    • Ocean science
    • Ocean cultures
    • National Marine Sanctuaries
    • Ocean sports
    • Ocean industries
    • Ocean history
    • Ocean conservation issues including climate change, pollution, overfishing, marine debris

Benefits:

  • The three top winners in each category — middle school and high school — will be eligible to win cash prizes up to $500.
  • The top finalists in each category will have their films presented on the big screen during the SFC Program on Sunday.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for submission is Monday, January 7, 2019.

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