PFF.8 STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE: Louisiana college and high school students can compete for cash prizes in the annual Pontchartrain Film Festival Student Short Film Showcase. Films in competition screen at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville, Louisiana. A Q&A will follow with filmmakers in attendance. Winners will be announced following the Q&A.
 
There will be a cash award of $100 each for the jury selection of Best College Film and Best High School Film. The public is invited to the screening to vote for their favorite film in each category for the annual Audience Awards competition. Ballots are given out at 4 p.m. and votes are collected from those who view all the films in the competition category.

A jury of filmmakers will select the cash prize winner of $100 each for the Best College Film and Best High School Film at the PFF.8 Student Short Film Showcase. Ballots for the Audience Awards competition will be given out at 4 p.m. and votes are collected from those who view all the films in the competition category. The public is invited to the screening to vote for their favorite film in each category.

Short films must be made in Louisiana or by Louisiana residents for competition in the Student Short Film showcase.

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  • John Darbonne

    Great festival. Excellent setting and communication. Great for Louisiana filmmakers.

    November 2018
  • Love this festival! It's an intimate gathering and is very hospitable.

    August 2018
  • Brandon Ellis

    Amazing fest very supportive for student filmmakers. Great experience!

    June 2018
  • Mary McDade Casteel

    Fantastic festival that supports local and student filmmakers!

    November 2017
  • Stella Maris

    This is a very intimate, fun venue. The projection and sound were remarkably crisp and the festival coordinators were extremely hospitable. I enjoyed the size of the fest and felt like I had a chance to talk with everyone in the audience afterward. Getting immediate feedback about my film was really nice!

    April 2017