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2017 Calvert Student Filmmaker Grant
2017 Calvert Student Filmmaker Grant

The North Beach Film Festival along with Calvert Arts Council are proud to announce the “2017
Calvert Student Filmmaker Grant”. The grant awards $500 a piece to two Calvert County Public High
School students to create a short film to be screened during the Inaugural North Beach American Film
Festival in North Beach, Maryland June 23-25, 2017. The Calvert wide contest is open to 9 th to 12 th
graders who must submit a 500-word essay under the topic “How Movies Affect My Generation and
Why I Want to Make One”. The Essay contest will begin March 15, 2017 and end April 12, 2017.

Essays will be submitted online to under the subject header,
“NBAFF Contest Submission”. The two winners will be notified April 28 th 2017 and all entrants will
receive a digital subscription to moviemaker online magazine. The winners will have until June 9 th to turn
in their final film.

Final Film Specifications:

● Film must be no longer than 14 minutes
● Film must be delivered as a 1920x1080 MP4 file with 2 Channel Stereo

Surge Collective Group will provide mentorship to the filmmakers who require assistance with producing
their content.

There will be a team of 5 participants who vote on the winning essays comprised of SCG and the Calvert
Arts Council members.

For more information: Anthony Greene NBAFF Creative Director