Count Basie Center: Teen & College FilmFest

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is accepting submissions for the first-ever Count Basie Center Teen + College Film Festival, with the mission to locate, showcase and recognize student filmmakers from 7th grade all the way through college.

The Count Basie Center Teen + College Film Fest is open to New Jersey students in 7th and 8th grade, high school, and college. Middle and high school students are required to reside in and attend schools in the state, while the college category is open to full-time students enrolled in New Jersey colleges, New Jersey high schools graduates attending college out-of-state but considering New Jersey as their primary, legal residence.  Submission deadline is March 3, 2019.

Students can submit their films via Amazon’s Withoutabox platform at On Saturday, April 6, 2019, selected films will be screened and trophies awarded in several categories, with opportunities for schools to be recognized and for students age 16+ to vie for an internship experience with Sony Pictures Classics in Manhattan.

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