Call for Entries: Our City, My Story 2010

Calling all young NYC filmmakers!
The Tribeca Film Institute is seeking work made by NYC students (middle and high school) to screen this spring for Our City, My Story—an event that celebrates the vision, excellence and diversity of NYC youth-made work.
In honor of the NYC Department of Education’s newly produced Blueprint for the Teaching and Learning of the Arts: The Moving Image, The Tribeca Film Institute is especially proud to invite New York City students, NYC public schools and youth media organizations to submit work to our annual celebration of excellent youth-made work. In a special effort to encourage educators to use the new Moving Image Blueprint, we encourage them to download the blueprint and let us know (with your submission) how the work references the five strands of learning.
Deadline: January 20, 2010
Apply online here!
(Note: All applications of youth-made work are free of charge.)
The Fine Print:
Region: All films must be made by youth residing within the five boroughs of New York City
Age of youth producer(s): 19 or younger and a middle or high school student at the completion date of the film
Length of submission: 10 minutes or less
Submission format: DVD
Completion date: Films must have been completed after January 1, 2009.
Previously submitted films: TFI will not consider previously submitted films.
Multiple entries: Each organization or student may submit a maximum of three films. If multiple entries are submitted, each film should be submitted separately.
Youth Made: To be eligible for TFI’s youth media screening, youth must be responsible for the overwhelming majority of the work submitted (including, writing, editing direction and photography).
The deadline for Our City, My Story is January 20th, 2010. Please note that while this is a program of the Tribeca Film Institute, all entries for Our City, My Story are processed through the Tribeca Film Festival, which has an initial deadline of January 11th, 2010 for Festival submissions, this deadline does not apply to Our City, My Story submissions as selected films are not official selections of the Tribeca Film Festival. Please reach out with any questions. We look forward to watching your work!
If you have any questions about your submissions to Tribeca Film Institute, please contact
Our City, My Story is a youth media program produced by Tribeca Film Institute, films selected to be screened in this program are not official selections of the Tribeca Film Festival.