I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition


Calling All New York State Film Students! 

New York State invites exceptionally talented college students currently enrolled in film programs in New York State to compete in the I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition. We're challenging you to create a short film about one of New York State's 11 vacation regions for the chance to win a $15,000 scholarship, a DSLR camera, film editing software and an all-expense paid vacation in New York State!

Films will be judged by an esteemed panel including acclaimed actors Steve BuscemiLeslie Odom, Jr. and director Lesli Linka Glatter. The competition has the support of Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin James, Martin Scorsese, and Tribeca Film Festival co-founders Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal.

Finalists will be announced during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.


Prizes!

1st Prize: A $15,000 scholarship, a DSLR camera, film-editing software and a five-day vacation in New York State

2nd Prize: A $10,000 scholarship, a DSLR camera, film-editing software and a weekend getaway in New York State

3rd Prize: A $5,000 scholarship and a DSLR camera


How it works:

Round 1: Pitch 

Due January 6, 2017

Submit an application, which must include a:

  • One-page creative treatment describing your vision for a 1 to 3 minute film
  • One-page resume/CV
  • Demo reel/link to your work (optional)

Round 2: The Green Light

April 2017

  • Finalists will be announced during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
  • A $5,000 stipend will be awarded to each finalist for production costs 

Round 3: It's a Wrap

August 1, 2017 

  • Final films to be submitted via link below

Your film must:

  • Be professional, engaging, entertaining, creative and affecting 
  • Celebrate and take place in the assigned region, though the region does not need to be the main subject of the film
  • Feature one or more attractions in the assigned region
     (attractions are defined as relating to arts, culture, history, outdoor recreation)
  • Be 1-3 minutes in length

Films may be narrative, documentary, animated - your choice!

FILMS WILL BE JUDGED ON:

  • Artistic merit
  • Adherence to assignment
  • Technical quality
 
 
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Questions?  Contact ilovenyfilmcontest@esd.ny.gov 
 

Judges 

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi 

Lesli Linka Glatter

Lesli Linka Glatter

Leslie Odom

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Supporters

Robert DeNiro

Robert DeNiro 

Kevin James

Kevin James  

Jane Rosenthal

Jane Rosenthal  

Martin Scorsese - Photograph by: Brigitte Lacombe

Martin Scorsese
Photograph by: Brigitte Lacombe

 

 

 

 

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