2017 Youth Film Festival Welcome youth filmmakers! The Midpen Media Center Youth Team is hosting their second annual MC Youth film festival this May. The festival will feature videos/films produced by Middle and High School students. All accepted entries will be shown on Midpen Media Center TV and YouTube Channels. Please fill out this form in order to apply. SUBMISSION RULES: Entry categories for the film producers are open to Middle School and High School students who live in or attend school in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. ALL films must be received by the deadline: May 8, 2017. By submitting your entry, you guarantee that you have obtained all necessary talent releases and rights and clearances for all media including music, photos and video footage used in your film. There are NO ENTRY FEES Your Name (required) Your Email (required) FILM TITLE: TOPIC (check the Genre your film addresses): (1) Comedy(2) Drama(3) Animation(4) Documentary-News(5) SciFi(6) Environmental(7) Other TOTAL RUN TIME**: ** Submission must be 5 minutes or less. Brief Description (To be used for publicity, 75 words or less): Category (check one, describing age of Lead producer): Grades 6 - 8Grades 9 - 12 Producer(S)*: * Producers are the brains behind the film, who came up with it, who directed it and who will receive any awards. * Producers must live, or attend school in: Santa Clara or San Mateo County. Additional Key Production members and their roles (optional): Does the video contain harsh language or adult themes? (check one) YESNO *Videos that include harsh language or adult themes are not eligible to win prizes, but may still be shown on the channels. If you use footage or photos taken by someone other than you (“non-original materials”), list them and your sources (where you got them): LIST SONGS USED IN FILM (song title and artist): I created these songs myselfI got these songs from an open source “legal to use/borrow” site, like freemusicarchives.orgI have gotten permission to use these songs, and I got this permission by: ______________________________________________________________________________________ PRODUCER(S’) CONTACT INFORMATION Producer 1: Age: School: Grade: Producer’s email: Parent’s email: Parent’s name: Home phone: Address City: Producer 2: Age: School: Grade: Producer’s email: Parent’s email: Parent’s name: Home phone: Address City: Producer 3: Age: School: Grade: Producer’s email: Parent’s email: Parent’s name: Home phone: Address City: Please upload your 8 minute or less film to youtube then paste its link here: Password (if any): As a producer, in order to have your film aired on our channels you will be expected to provide a high quality hardcopy DVD or digital mp4 (H.264 Codec) version to the Midpen Media Center (900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303, no later than May 10, for playback on our channels. Once your film/video has been accepted, you will receive further instructions on submitting your DVD or mp4.