Want to make a movie? Well, here’s your chance to start! All you have to do is create a film between 2-10 minutes in length in the genre of your choice*.
Enter to win up to $50 in prizes and live it up red carpet style at the annual Dewey Awards Ceremony. At the ceremony, your short film will be shown** and awards will be given for a variety of categories including Best Picture.
Once you’ve created your video, bring the printable entry form and your video on USB or CD to a GCPL branch. Please put the entry form in an envelope labeled “Film Challenge” when submitting your movie.
Not sure how to make a movie? Keep an eye out for our series of workshops to help you plan, shoot, and edit your short film. You can also reserve time in the TechStudio @ Five Forks to create footage, edit your film, or receive individualized instruction on movie magic and editing.
You can find all of the Dewey Award films by going to the OverDrive page and clicking on “short films” under streaming video on the top of the page.Videos can be found in our catalog here. Also, check out the 2016 entries on YouTube below!