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Frequently Asked QuestionsHere are some common questions about the White House Student Film Festival:Q: Are groups of filmmakers allowed?
A: Yes! Groups of filmmakers of any size are allowed to submit, but please submit the film only once on behalf of the entire group.
Q: Who can submit?
A: The person submitting the film must be at least 18, so that can be a high school student of that age, a parent, teacher, or guardian.
Q: Did you receive my entry?
A: You will not receive a confirmation email when we receive your entry, but if you clicked submit and entered the YouTube link correctly – we got it!
Q: When is the event?
A: The 2015 White House Student Film Festival will be in early spring of 2015.
Q: When will I hear if my film will be a selection or an honorable mention?
A: Submissions close on January 20, 2015. We will notify official selections starting a few weeks later, in mid-February.
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The American Film Institute encourages young filmmakers to submit their films to the White House Student Film Festival. The theme this year is “The Impact of Giving Back.” Here are some thoughts and advice from our friends Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Bill Hader, Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac, Edward Norton, Jacqueline Lyanga and J.C. Chandor. For more information about the festival and how to submit your film, please visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/filmfestival.
2014 First White House Film Fest
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