90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Author (The Order of Odd Fish) and founder of the 90-second Newbery Film Festival, James Kennedy, is bringing his annual video contest to the Eisenhart Auditorium at the Rochester Museum & Science Center on February 1st!

As always, reservations are free, but they do ask that you reserve a seat in advance. The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which kid filmmakers create short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. It is always a LOT of fun. This year, James will be joined on stage by Rochester’s own, Bruce Coville.

More information about the festival, and submission information, is available at: http://www.90secondnewbery.com.

The Event will be held Saturday, February 1 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm.

Reserve seats here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/90-second-newbery-film-festival-2020-rochester-screening-tickets-83839984651


Did you know that there are a whole bunch of other film and creative festivals for student filmmakers and creative types:

The All American High School Film Festival (presented by IFC Films) – https://www.hsfilmfest.com/

Austin Young Filmmakers Competition – https://austinfilmfestival.com/yfp/competition/

Boston International Kids Film Festival – https://bikff.org/

Boulder International Film Festival Teen Short Film Competition – https://biff1.com/community/teen-short-film-competition/

CineYouth – https://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/cineyouth/

*LOCAL* The Digies – digies.org

Film Now Festival – https://filmnowfestival.org/

Heartland High School Film Competition – https://heartlandfilm.org/high-school-film-competition/

International Kids Film Festival (California) – https://filmfreeway.com/InternationalKidsFilmFestival

Kids Film It Festival – Rock and Roll hall of Fame – https://www.kidsfilmitfestival.com/festival-old

Kids First! Film Festival – https://www.kidsfirst.org/filmfestival/

Nashville Film Festival – https://nashvillefilmfestival.org/

National Film Festival for Talented Youth – https://www.nffty.org/

Newport Beach Film Fest Youth Film Showcase – https://newportbeachfilmfest.com/event/youth-film-showcase-2/

Seattle International Film Festival FutureWave Shorts – https://www.siff.net/education/youth/at-the-festival/futurewave-shorts-competition

Sundance Ignite – https://www.sundance.org/initiatives/ignite

Telluride City Lights – https://telluridefilmfestival.org/students/city_lights

Tribeca Film Fellows (Mentorship) – https://www.tfiny.org/pages/film_fellow_application


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