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The 8th Annual Teen Film Fest is almost here! This event will feature ridiculous comedies, catchy music videos, blistering action shorts, documentaries, freaky horror movies and more ... all made by teens. Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire will be co-judging the event and interviewing the teens. Red carpet event from 6–6:45 p.m. before the screening. All ages welcome.
The 8th Annual Teen Film Fest will have an after party for the ages with FroYo, live music from two awesome teen bands, DIY projects and a photo booth. Teens, come party with the filmmakers, actors and actresses.
There's still time to make your own movie and enter it in the Teen Film Fest - make a ridiculous comedy, a documentary film about your life, a horror short film ... anything! Be creative and have fun doing it. Borrow your mom and dad's video recorder or iPhone and get filming. Prizes to the top three films. Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire will be hosting and judging the event. Rules and guidelines are posted at www.ahml.info/teens, which includes a waiver form that must be completed! All films must be submitted as Youtube videos by August 12. For ages 12–18.
Teens ages 12–18 are invited to enter a film in the A.H. Teen Film Fest presented by the library, the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.
Films will be judged by Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire, Metropolis screenwriter and resident playwright Scott Woldman and Michelle Harris, movie-lover and wife of State Representative David Harris. Cash prizes will be awarded to films in various categories.
- Best Overall Film
- Best Performance by an Actor or Actress
- Best Music Video
- Best Film Shot on a Mobile Device
- Best Use of an Arlington Heights Landmark in the Film
Need help making your teen film fest entry? Come to the library. We have equipment that you can check out to create your video, and then you can come in to edit it, add music and create special effects. Call 847-392-0100 to make an appointment or stop by the Computer Help Desk.
• Ukulele: Jared K.
(Pictured: Teen Advisor Evan Mather, Carly B., Guitar Center teacher Brandt Miller and Jared K.)