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.
Live it up red carpet style at the Teen Film Challenge Awards Ceremony. We’ll screen the premiere of your short filmand $1,000 in 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 at the Five Forks, Hamilton Mill, or Lilburn Learning Labs to create footage, edit your film, or receive individualized instruction on movie magic and editing.
Entries will be accepted from November 1, 2017 through January 26, 2018. The Teen Film Challenge Awards Ceremony will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018. A teen representative for each film must be at the Awards Ceremony in order to win.
*Films must be appropriate for the target age range (13-18) and will be screened for content prior to screening. Click here for the complete rules & guidelines:
**If more entries are entered than time allows to be shown, a selection of films, rather than all films, will be shown.
2016 Award Winners
Best Costumes & Set Design
Music to My Ears
The Brunch Club
Cornbread: The Movie
When Toys Come to Life
Best Videography & Audio
From Realization, Elaine Whitbeck, who played Danielle
From Deal, James Zelano, who played Paul Parker
Also from Deal, Dominic Zelano, who played Todd Michaels