7th Annual A.H. Teen Film Fest WINNERS!
Oh yes, indeed! Without further ado, here are the winners to our 7th Annual Teen Film Fest!
Here's how it works:
- Create a film - make a ridiculous comedy, a music video, a blistering action short, a documentary film about your life or even a freaky horror movie. Anything! Be creative and have fun.
- Upload your film to YouTube and submit an entry form at the Info Desk for each movie you make by our deadline of FRIDAY, AUGUST 9!
- Attend the A.H. Teen Film Fest Screening on Friday, August 16, 7–9 p.m. at the library by calling 847-392-0100 to reserve your seats for this free event. Registration opens May 1.
- Must be a teen to participate: 12-18 years of age!
- $50 cash prizes will be awarded to films in various categories: Best Overall Film, Audience Favorite, Music Video and more!
- Films will be judged by Metropolis’ own screenwriter and resident playwright Scott Woldman, Arlington Heights Art Commissioner Toni Higgins-Thrash and Daily Herald film critic, Dann Gire.
- Red Carpet interviews, before the Film Fest, with all filmmakers from 6-6:45 p.m. in the library!
- Also, for TEENS ONLY, please join us from 9:00-10:00 p.m. after the Film Fest for an after party featuring great food, DIY activities and more.
- Stay up to date on the Film Fest on Twitter by searching #AHTFF. Don't forget to follow us at @hub500.
Library Teen Filmmaking Camps:
Additional Filmmaking Camps:
Limelights (High School) - Tuesdays, 6 - 7:30 pm - $185
Whether you’re looking to write your own monologues, be the next Shakespeare, or are just interested in telling your story this class is for you. Learn the many ins & outs of playwriting including story structure, character development and the balance between dialogue and action.
- Best Overall Film - "Titanic 2 Trailer"
- Best Cinematography - "Arlington Heights - Time Lapse Suburbia"
- Best Use of Arlington Heights Landmark - "Arlington Heights 125 Years of Progress"
- Best Horror - "Dementia"
- Best Music Video - "Original Song"
- Best Acting - "Imaginary Warfare"