Teen Writing Contest


The Sundance Institute has a film and writing contest for filmmakers/writers 13 years and older. The film competition is called The Sundance Short Film Competition. In this competition filmmakers are required to make a short film about hunger or poverty. The film and be up to 8 minutes. The film must focus on hunger or poverty and can be a documentary, fiction or experimental film. Five winners will be chosen.

Here’s the great part! The prize is $10,000 and an all-expense trip paid trip top the Sundance Film Festival.

sundance-logoDeadline is July 1, 2014.

For the writing part of the competition writers can submit a short story about hunger or poverty. The prize is $1000 for the five finalists. One writer out of the five finalists will have his/her story produced and will be invited to the  Sundance Film Festival’s premiere of the film.

Click on the link below for more information.


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