Call for Entries

October 23, 2012

Green Screen Youth Film Festival

Deadline: November 2nd for 2012 

Entries are being accepted through November 2nd for the sixth-annual Green Screen Youth Environmental Film Festival sponsored by East Michigan Environmental Action Council. The 2012 Green Screen will be held inside the D. Blair Theater at the Cass Corridor Commons on Saturday, November 10, 2012. The event will be preceded by a special Green Room gathering, panel discussion on youth media and refreshments.

First prize:  $200 and the opportunity to work with a local filmmaker and local artists to create a unique video project!!

Films may be up to 5 minutes in length. Film must be about an environmental issue facing your community, city or county. Topics may include but not limited to environmental health, alternative energy, healthy food choices, recycling, climate change, stream and wetland protection,or trash/recycling. Film must be suitable and appropriate for an audience of all ages.

Films may be live action, animation, claymation, still photography or any combination. Films may be PSA’s, commericals, documentary, performance, talk show, music video, or poetry.

Entry must be playready on a DVD (if you have formatting questions, other  call the EMEAC office in advance and we’ll help you out). Entry must be labeled with film, title, filmmaker's name, e-mail and phone number.

These films may be used as educational tools for future environmental education presentations.

Participants must fill out and return an application form.

Final film submissions must be received at the address below by November 2nd, 2012, 5:00 PM.

c/o Green Screen Contest, 
4605 Cass Avenue, 
Detroit, MI 48201.

e-mail Lottie for an application or call 313.354.4469.