T Tauri Film Festival looking for H.S. youth films

The T Tauri Film Festival is currently accepting submissions for the 3rd annual 2007 festival, set for July 16-28 in Batesville, Arkansas. The competition is limited to junior and senior high school students. Entries are accepted in seven categories: Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Music Video, Public Service Announcement, Animation, Experimental. Entries must have been produced since April 2005.
The T Tauri Film Festival is judged by peer youth juries from the Lyon College APPLE Upward Bound project. Winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony and Screening on Saturday, July 28. Winners in each category receive the T Tauri trophy, an original ceramic piece designed by David and Becki Dahlstedt of Mountain View Pottery. All entrants receive jury comments.
There is no entry fee. Entries may be submitted in DVD, VHS, or other common format. All entries must be received by April 1, 2007. Tapes and DVDs will be returned only if a self-addressed, return envelope with return postage is included with your submission. Tapes and DVDs of movies that are shown at the festival will be kept by the T Tauri Film Festival for archival purposes and for possible inclusion in a “Best of T Tauri” touring program or DVD.
Mail entries to T Tauri Film Festival, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550. For more information call 870-251-1189, visit www.ttauri.org, or email ttauri@hughes.net.
The T Tauri Film Festival is a division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation. The term “t tauri” is used in astronomy to refer to a new star.