THIS FESTIVAL IS FOR STUDENTS CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ONLY.

Discover the World of Communication is hosting a Film Festival for high school students. Students will have the opportunity to share their passions and tell their stories through the medium of film. Students can submit films for the following: Environmental Film, Social Justice Film, Documentary Short and Narrative Short. The student with the best film will win an $800 scholarship for one course with Discover the World of Communication. Discover the World of Communication is a high school summer program that offers a variety of courses in film and other aspects of communication. Students from both local and non-local high schools will have the opportunity to show their work and meet industry professionals here at American University. Please join us in our first ever Film Festival!

Certificates will be awarded for best films. The best overall film will win a Discover the World of Communication scholarship for $800* (1 class).

*The top festival winner has until June 1, 2020 to submit a Discover the World of Communication registration to be used for either the 2019 or 2020 program. The prize is non-transferrable.

• ONE submission per person
• Submissions will be no more than 7 minutes
• Must have all rights to music and footage used
• Must be a finished product
• MUST CURRENTLY be a middle or high school student
• Must submit a mp4 version of the film if chosen