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iGen Film Festival
Young filmmakers, submit your films!
Trip
$500
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16-25
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Due August 17th, 2019 - The iGen Film Festival (formerly the Elijah Wells Youth Indie Film Festival) will take place October 17-20, 2019 in Historic Overtown. The mission of the iGen Film Festival is to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers ages 16-25, around the world to reach the broadest possible audience and to generate international dialogue through cinema. The festival looks to celebrate and inspire the youth to develop their technical and creative skills.

Every year they draw packed houses as their community shows its support for essential films and aids in maintaining our success as a promoter of arts, culture, and education.

The iGen Film Festival looks to promote a new generation of emerging youth film filmmakers who are enriching the artistic landscape of film. This year’s festival will include engaging and thought-provoking films, expert speakers and audience interaction.

The festival will provide a platform for film creatives to find their voice in a rapidly expanding landscape.

The creative force behind the festival is Elijah Wells, President, and CEO of Elijah Wells Films produces the festival. The company has become a staple brand in the film industry, specializing in documentary and filmmaking.

Elijah produced the short film “The Gift,” which was the American Black Film Festival’s 2012 Community Short Film Showcase winner. Key industry leaders and celebrities which include; Jeff Friday, Founder of American Black Film Festival, Robert Townsend, Spike Lee, Omari Hardwick, and Joann have supported Elijah in the past. The Miami Times classified Elijah Wells as “one of our very own indie filmmaker”. Therefore, they welcome and appreciate your contributions to this event as it will not only help build awareness around emerging filmmakers but also help put a spotlight on film, arts, and culture.

Click the link below for Official Rules and more details.

Prizes

Short Film Prize:
$500

Short Web Prize:
$250

Documentary Prize:
$250

Eligibility
Open worldwide to students ages 16-25.

 

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