Our contest is for all student in Orange County, Florida to include Orange County Public School students K-12 grades that have FAME members on their campus. This contest is the first step to the Jim Harbin Student Media Festival that is run by the Florida Association of Media in Education professional organization. Entries are judged and all first through third places are sent on to the Regional Level that is also run by FAME. Our organization is responsible for the county level of this contest.

Our Judging Rubric: https://tinyurl.com/HarbinRubric

All first through third place winners are invited to the live film festival and receive a trophy and entry into the Regional Level of the State's Jim Harbin Student Media Festival.

Must be a student of school ages K-12 that resides in Orange County Florida.
There must be a FAME member on staff at the school.
You must have a storyboard or script uploaded
All copyrighted content must be documented and permissions granted, uploaded
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The festival includes 11 categories, but all work MUST be completed by the student filmmakers. No adults may create any portion of the video from story boarding to final production.

Jim Harbin is a three tiered festival. (1) Districts/Counties conduct festivals independently and narrow their submissions to Regional to 1st through 3rd places for each category and grade level. (2) Regional Chairpersons receive submissions May 1, from their districts/counties and arrange for those videos to be judged and narrowed down to 1st through 3rd places in each category and grade-level. (3) June 1, Regional chairpersons forward videos to the State Chairperson for judging.

Copyright - All work must be original. Copyright infringement will disqualify an entry. Fair use does not apply to the festival. All work submitted must be the work of the submitting filmmaker, and that filmmaker must hold all copyrights to that work. Copyrights include, but are not limited to, the work itself, and all content within the work, including persons, locations, and music.

Submission Deadline - Submissions must be uploaded via FilmFreeway, by midnight, March 12, 2021.

Please see the website for complete rules and entry information.