Open to BC Youth under age 19

Announcing The 2018 Winners!


Best Drama
Chloe Yin, The Child Who Walks Backwards
Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

 

Best Experimental
Chloe Yin, Compliance
Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

 

Best Editing & Special Effects
Shailen Tailor, Quixotic
Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

 

Best Cinematography
Meira Gimenes, Perception camera
Heritage Woods Secondary, Port Moody

 

Best Script
Amanda Blake, To You
Heritage Woods Secondary, Port Moody

 

Best Sound Design
Andrew Enevoldson, Nonsense
Carihi Senior Secondary, Campbell River

 

Best Concept
Kaylin Schober, Millenial Housing Crisis
Chatelech Secondary, Sechelt

 

Best Comedy
Carrie Chen, This is How I Never Confessed
Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

 

Our 2019 Contest Opens in the Fall. Visit this page for details!

TERMS OF ENTRY:

  • This is an open contest — all genres of films are accepted. In the past, winners have included dramas, comedies, animation, documentaries, and unique films which could not be categorized.
  • No professional filmmakers, actors, or other film-industry professionals. This is an amateur contest.
  • Contestants must be under age 19 on Jan.1, 2018.
  • Films must have been made since Jan.1, 2017.
  • Films must be no longer than 5 minutes in length. This includes credits.
  • Your film may be played in a theatre for a public audience of all ages during the Powell River Film Festival, and proceeds from admissions will go to the Powell River Film Festival. Your film may be posted to our website www.prfilmfestival.ca our Facebook site or other websites, or shown in future screenings by the Film Festival. Winners may be asked to submit or upload a compressed digital file of their video for the internet as well as a higher resolution screening DVD.
  • Depending on entries received prizes may not be awarded in all categories.
  • The Powell River Film Festival, its staff, volunteers, and sponsors accept no responsibility for any liabilities, injuries, accidents, or costs incurred in the production, processing or handling of your entry or incurred by you if you attend the Powell River Film Festival and Adventures in Film Camp.
  • Films must be submitted and received by Friday January 15, 2018.

2017’s Winners:

Best Cinematography
Departure
Jerry Liu

Best drama
If My Life Were a Painting
Emily Chan, Kayla Chutter, Darcy Hodgins

Best PSA
Connected
Chang, Chloe, Goyal, Aishu, Li, Amy, Kindrachuk, Mia

Best editing
Nacht 
Camille Point, Katie McDonald, Tierney Schutz

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR ADVENTURES IN FILM CAMP?

As well as entering our 5-Minute Film Contest, you can contact your local Rotary Club to apply for a sponsorship covering film camp fees.

The Film Camp facilities are wheelchair accessible.

YOUTH SPONSORS

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