We thank you in advance for your interest in the TBIFF Student Film Competition and look forward to viewing your film! Please register your submission via this form, and read the Competition Guidelines and Rules & Eligibility found at the end of the document. When you complete the form, there is space to insert the link to your film under Film Information.
If you have questions, please contact Sarah Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org or 989-884-6204.
Subject matter should focus on the theme, #ExplorationIs, and it should connect to how you explore the world around you.
All film genres will be accepted.
We encourage creativity with all film entries!
RULES & ELIGIBILITY
Entries will be accepted from all students in grades 8-12th. Entry is not exclusive to organized school programs.
Film submissions must be 5 minutes or less in length (including credits).
Films must be produced and made in entirety by student(s) or student teams, but entrants can have an adult mentor.
All audio/video/graphic content must be original, copyright free or have written permission, and be properly documented.
Video creation tools will be allowed for production, with documented use of such tools.
Final submissions should be in .MOV format (1080 Widescreen preferred) and must include a completed student submission form. The Thunder Bay International Film Festival (TBIFF) is an annual celebration of ocean- and Great Lakes-inspired films produced in partnership with the International Ocean Film Festival.