LDS Film Festival 2018

As the LDS Film Festival gets closer, we would like remind you of the opportunities available!

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24-Hour Competition
The 24-Hour Competition is the coveted event every year since it’s inception. Become an award-winning filmmaker in 24 hours. Sign up now! The time your film plays during the program depends upon the date you sign up, so sign up soon! For sign up information, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities
Free passes are given to those who desire to volunteer at the festival. Plus, connect with industry professionals and view films never before seen anywhere else. For more information, click here.

Podcast Booth

New this year! Contact us through the website and schedule a time to use the podcast booth. Through review of your podcast, we might even reward passes for those who promote the festival. For more information, click here.

Pitch Session

It is not available yet, but we have added a Pitch Session event for people serious about getting their idea in front of industry decision-makers. More information will be coming!

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The Outstanding Student Award

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This award is presented at the end of each school year to graduating students that are nominated by faculty and peers in their area of study. Finalists are then expected to create a short presentation about their contributions to the department. After these presentations, the faculty will select one student to be an Outstanding Student recipient for each award. For more information, click here.

 

BYU HEX Symposium

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) at Brigham Young University is proud to invite all student researchers with an interest in the cultural aspects of the human experience to participate in the Human Experience (HEX) Research Symposium on April 7, 2017. This symposium is open to all students in all majors at BYU.

The call for submissions and presenter application are provided below. We hope you will consider presenting your current research on topics involving peoples or cultures, and take advantage of this great opportunity to refine your research, hone professional presentation skills, and enhance your resumes and graduate school applications.

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Mary Lou Fulton Scholarship

The Mary Lou Fulton Scholarship is now accepting admissions! Mary Lou Fulton provides support in the following areas: individual scholarly and creative projects, group scholarships and projects, department initiatives, and program area support. It provides this support through a variety of scholarships, internships, dramaturgy and much more. For more information, including application forms for both students and faculty, click here.

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Old Miner Children’s Playwriting Contest

Utah Valley University is seeking scripts for child audiences from Utah College student playwrights for its fourth annual Old Miner Children’s Playwriting Contest. The deadline has been extended to Thursday, January 25. The winning Utah college student playwright receives a $250 cash prize plus a staged reading and workshop development as well as opportunities to work with the national division winner. An additional $500 “Strike It Rich” prize may be awarded for the winning script in either division or shared between the two winners, if the play is based on the life of a real child.

For complete rules, guidelines, and the entry form, click here (it is the second contest underneath the post for Young Playwrights for Change).

FUSION’s THE SEVEN 13th Annual Short Works Festival 2018

FUSION’s THE SEVEN 13th Annual Short Works Festival announces 2018 theme: “THE REST OF THE STORY” – THE SEVEN is one of the nation’s premiere short works festivals.  It features seven fully produced world premieres, utilizing seven different directors and a professional ensemble cast.  The scripts are reads by a jury of theatre professionals (blindly, without any identification of the playwright) and the seven highest scoring scripts will be produced.  The overall Jury Award-winner will be awarded the Andaluz Prize, and will receive transportation to/from and lodging at the festival.The performance will be held June 7 to June 11, however submission deadlines are as early as April. For important dates and submission information, click here.
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Anne of Green Gables Auditions

BYU will be producing Anne of Green Gables this spring and we need your talent! The show runs from May 31 to June 16. Come audition in the HFAC on either February 1 from 4-6PM in room D-341 or February 2 from 7-10PM in room A-230. Callbacks will be February 5 from 5-7PM. More information concerning audition requirements and sign-ups will be announced at later date.

 

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