Wharton Studio Museum (WSM) proudly presents Quiet on the Set! Film Festival. This short silent film competition for Southern Tier youth is a terrific opportunity to introduce students to the art of filmmaking and showcase their creativity and imagination.

Prizes & Trophies will be awarded to the Top 3 films & honorable mentions. Winners will be selected by a panel of local jurors.

Registration required — No filmmaking experience necessary
To register please visit website listed under Contact

• Southern Tier youth (ages 11-18) are eligible to enter
• Entrants can produce a film individually or as part of a group
• Runtime must be 1-5 minutes in length
• Films must be silent:
• NO spoken dialogue, though intertitles/title cards can be used
• Music soundtrack & instrumental sound effects must be original or public domain
• Films must include at least one title card
• Films must include credits
• Films can be in color or black and white, but must include some black and white footage
• Films can be animated
• NO explicit content 

Overall Rating
  • Michael Blegen

    Great opportunity for students around the area to share their work-- lots of really creative films!

    June 2022