Doko Film Fest, a competitive showcase event featuring the work of student filmmakers ages 15 to 18, have announced that entries are officially being accepted for its inaugural event.
The festival gives high school aged filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their films to a live audience and have their work judged by industry professionals. The filmmakers and others attending will be able to attend master classes led by professional filmmakers.
Film lengths vary depending on category. Categories include: short story, documentary, music video, comedy, animation and pocket studio (made entirely on a smart phone).
The deadline to submit entries has been extended to February 7, 2019. There is no fee to enter and submissions may be made online at DokoFilmFest.com. Winners will be recognized at the Doko Film Fest, held at Westwood High School in Blythewood, SC April 26 through April 28, 2019.
For full details about the festival, categories, judges and submission, please DokoFilmFest.com.
The Doko Film Fest gives South Carolina high school aged filmmakers a showcase for their visual storytelling. Its mission is to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence of young filmmakers and provide them an outlet to tell their stories. The festival hopes to promote South Carolina as a hub for young filmmaking talent and create a network event that allows young artists to meet peers and professionals as they explore college level courses in media arts. Doko Film Fest was created by business educator and documentary filmmaker, Ray Smith, in partnership with Bravo Blythewood, a non-profit dedicated to promotion of the arts in the area. To learn more about participating, attending or becoming a sponsor, visit DokoFilmFest.com.