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(VIDEO) Bahamas High School film competition explained by Kendra Clarke of GBPA
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Oct 6, 2013 - 8:00:26 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama Port Authority public relations officer, Kendra Clarke explains the rules and regulations for the High School Student Film Contest at FLIFF On location Grand Bahama Island.

High School Student Film Contest Rules and Regulations:
Present us with a film of 5 minutes or shorter addressing a theme of your choice.
Possible film genres:
Drama, Comedy, Horror
A 30-second Tourism commercial.

The Bahamas High School Film Competition is open to every high school student who is a resident of The Bahamas and between the ages of 14 and 18 years. The Bahamas College Film Competition is also open to every college student who is a resident of The Bahamas.

Students are invited to present a film of 5 minutes or shorter addressing a theme of their choice. No obscenities, vulgarity or nudity will be allowed. The contestant will be known and referred to as the Director who is the one who has the idea and organizes the production of the film and assumes overall responsibility for every aspect of the film. A Director may enter as many films as they like, but each entry must be original and entered separately.

Finalists must provide a written synopsis of their film (1-5 sentences); a 30 sec to 1 min. in length trailer (preview) of their film in HD format, and supply 5 copies of their production on playable DVDs along with 2 DVD data discs containing the movie files in .mov or .avi file formats. All contestants must submit at least one photo of either the director, the star, or the full cast/crew. Production photos are also welcome.

Deadline for all BAHAMIAN FILM submissions is OCTOBER 11, 2013.

Entries in person or by mail/Bahamasair to:
Kendra W. Clarke , Group Corporate Affairs , The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited , Pioneers Way and East Mall Drive, P.O. Box F-42666 , Freeport Grand Bahama, kclarke@gbpa.com, 350-9101/2 (Direct numbers), 727-2066 (cellular)

YouTube Submissions:
Films may be uploaded onto your own YouTube account before noon Friday, October 11th, 2013. In the YouTube sharing options, you must mark your video as UNLISTED and email the link to kclarke@gbpa.com along with matching detail; your REAL name, date of birth, school (if applicable), email address and contact telephone number. The email subject must be BHSFC ENTRY. Entries must NOT be posted on any other websites, or be in any way accessible to anyone other than the adjudication panel.

For more information on the festival and photos from last year, see TheBahamasWeekly.com or the event's Facebook page "Ft. Lauderdale Int'l Film Festival On Location: Grand Bahama Island".

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