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Student Film Festival
The Princeton Student Film & Video Festival is sponsored by the Princeton Public Library. The mission of the festival is to encourage and support the work of youth filmmakers in a range of genres and styles, with the opportunity and a venue for the filmmakers to show their work to a broad audience. The festival is open to high school and college students and home-schooled, unschooled or not in school youth ages 14-25 from Princeton and all points beyond, both near and far.
The festival is in its 13th year and will be held on July 20 & 21, 2016 at the Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ. Stay tuned for the application.
For more information about the festival please contact: Susan Conlon, 609.924.9529 ext. 1247.
Congratulations to the 2015 PSF&VF filmmakers! Our festival continues to grow, and we received nearly 200 original films from high school and college-aged students from around the world. We thank all of the filmmakers who submitted their work for consideration. There were so many outstanding films, and while we could not include them all, we are very grateful for the time spent in the creative process of making the films and the additional effort in submitting them to us for consideration.
For a detailed look at the films, check out the 2015 program guide.
WEDNESDAY JULY 22, 2015
Plastics Are Forever by Louise Bartolotta
THURSDAY JULY 23, 2015
The Word Search by Justin Boswick
Outlets for Filmmakers:
NJ Festivals & Resources:
Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center: Home of the New Jersey Film Festival and the U.S. Super 8 Film and Digital Video Festival.
Reviews & Other Film Info Sources:
News & Media Resources:
Creative Commons: Share, remix, reuse -- legally.
The Freesound Project: The Freesound Project aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, released under the Creative Commons Sampling Plus License.
Free Music Project: FREE!MUSIC aims to popularize the idea of free distribution of music for commercial and non-commercial purposes.
Mondo Times: Links to more than 14,000 media outlets in 211 countries.
NewsHour Extra: Find stories written for students, media resources, and interactive reports based on content from the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, the nightly news broadcast on PBS.
Newslink: Links to over 3,400 U.S. newspapers.
Paper Tiger: Paper Tiger Television (PTTV) is an open, non-profit, volunteer video collective. PTTV programs analyze and critique issues involving media, culture and politics.