STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE: The annual Pontchartrain Film Festival Student Short Film Showcase competition for Louisiana college and high school students moves this year to the Spring of 2018. Short films, 30 minutes and under, can be submitted through May 16 through FilmFreeway. The Showcase will be part of the Pontchartrain Film Festival Spring Tour of films at venues throughout the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Details at www.PontchartrainFilmFestival.com.
LOUISIANA MADE SHORT FILMS: The 7th Annual Pontchartrain Film Festival Student will be held Nov. 2 and 3, 2018 at the Mandeville Trailhead Cultural Interpretive Center, 675 Lafitte St. , Mandeville, Louisiana. The PFF will screen a curated selection of Louisiana Made Short Films as part of the festival on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Films may be submitted through October 13, 2018 of short films made in Louisiana or by Louisiana residents.
The PFF brings high-quality films, filmmakers, artists, exhibitions and workshops to the public and has become a unique cultural arts event that draws filmmakers and audiences from throughout the region. The PFF is is a project of the nonprofit Olde Towne Arts Center and hosted by the City of Mandeville.
For information, visit www.PontchartrainFilmFestival.com or email info@PontchartrainFilmFestival.com.
The PFF STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE moves to the spring in 2018 and will be held June 9 at the Mandeville Trailhead. There will be a $100 cash award for Best College Film and Best High School Film. The public is invited to the screening to vote for their favorite film in the annual Audience Awards competition in each category.
FILMS MUST BE MADE IN LOUISIANA OR BY LOUISIANA RESIDENTS. Entries to the STUDENT SHORT FILM SHOWCASE must be 30 minutes or less in length, and 15 minutes and under are recommended.