Open to all high school age filmmakers who live in the state of New Jersey.
Free to enter.
Please take a look at the 2018 winners!
Trophies will be awarded.
Your film will be featured on the Ocean County Library website.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR FILM IN ONLY ONE CATEGORY
Films submitted to more than one category will be assigned a single category at the judges' discretion.
All projects must be original work.
Submitted materials will not be returned.
Maximum of 3 submissions per director
Please insure the overview describes the film’s objective.
Films are evaluated for visual and audio quality, creativity and editing. The Judges look for submissions that are well-paced and tell a good story. The OCL Student Film Festival panel of judges is a group of librarians, educators, artists, film professionals and film enthusiasts. When judging the panel looks at the video and audio quality of the film, the technical editing, the visual cinematography, the originality of the piece and finally, if the film achieves its stated goal. This last element is the deciding factor. The film must successfully tell its story or achieve its true intention.
SELECTION & NOTIFICATION
All filmmakers who have been selected for the festival will be notified in April, 2019. Those whose entries were not selected will not be notified. All films are subject to final approval by the Ocean County Library before screening.
In submitting projects to the Ocean County Library Film Festival, the filmmaker agrees that the film, if selected, may be screened at the festival and be used for publicity and promotional uses by the Ocean County Library. The person submitting the entry form is authorized to enter the project into the Ocean County Library Film Festival.
The Kiwanis Clubs of Ocean County and the Ocean County Library.