Teen Film Challenge

The Teen Film Challenge is a 72-hour filmmaking competition exclusively for teenagers. The competition enables teens to showcase their filmmaking talents, empowering them to collaborate in small groups and combine talents to produce a film in three days. Teens often work in groups with friends as well as with other filmmakers. All creativity, production, and post-production take place during the 72 hours, including scriptwriting, film shooting, editing, and sound design.

Teen Film Challenge Premiere

The weekend following the competition, students are recognized at the annual, Teen Film Challenge Premiere and Awards Ceremony. Awards include the following:

  • Best Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing
  • Best Film Score
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Audience Favorite
  • Top 3 Films

All films are eligible for the entry into the Golden Lion Awards High School Film Festival.

2019 Teen Film Challenge Dates

  • Kickoff Event, August 1
  • 72 Hour Challenge, Aug 1-4
  • Judging Period, August 4-9
  • Premiere and Awards Ceremony, August 10