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Welcome to the first annual Wenatchee Student Film Showcase.  The Showcase will take place at the Wenatchee High School Auditorium January 12, 2019.  In addition to showcasing student films from around North Central Washington, we will host film screenings related to this year’s theme – environment.  If you are a K-12 student in North Central Washington and you would like to submit an entry, please see the guidelines and the film entry form below. For additional inquiries, please contact us at [email protected]

Wenatchee Student Film Showcase – Entry Guidelines


To Enter A Student Film:

  1. Produce your film on any topic (it need not be environment, but it is preferred).
  2. Submit a film entry form no later than December 14.
  3. Deliver your film to Wenatchee High School, ℅ Scott Tiedeman no later than December 14.


Entry Guidelines:

  1. Prizes will be awarded to the top two entries in two categories:
    1. High School (grades 9-12)
    2. Middle/Elementary School (grades K-8)
  2. Films must be 15 minutes or under (not including credits).
  3. Films must include credits for all contributors.
  4. Films must be original and completely made by K-12 students.
  5. Films (both audio and visual) must be royalty free and not in violation of any copyright/trademark laws.
  6. Films must not violate any Wenatchee School District code of conduct.
  7. Films or portions of films may be used in future promotional materials of the Wenatchee Student Film Showcase.


Scoring – films will scored by our judges based on the following criteria:


Score    Criteria
1 2 3 4 5    Acting/Interviews/Narration – effective in supporting the story
1 2 3 4 5    Lighting – subjects easy to see and lighting used to good effect
1 2 3 4 5    Sound/Music – audible, clear, and supportive of the story
1 2 3 4 5    Story/Content – easy to understand, appropriate, compelling
1 2 3 4 5    Cinematography – camera angles, picture clarity add to overall quality
1 2 3 4 5    Transitions/Effects/Editing are supportive of the story and seamless
1 2 3 4 5    Creativity/Originality
1 2 3 4 5   Judge’s personal score – how compelling overall was the film?


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