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    I Love NY @ 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 in May 2017.


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


I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition finalists

Thanks to all the students who participated in the I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition! We received many amazing film ideas and after reviewing all of them, we’re happy to announce the 11 finalists – each representing one of New York State’s 11 vacation regions. These entries will advance to Round 2 and the production stage. Congratulations and good luck to all!

Finalist School Region
Alexander Michael Ackerman Herkimer County Community College Thousand Islands-Seaway
Robert Carnevale Buffalo State College Greater Niagara
Noah Evans Columbia University Adirondacks
Emily Ferrer Bronx Community College New York City
Max Hechtman SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology Finger Lakes
Shao Hua Liu CUNY Hunter College Capital-Saratoga
Holly McMahon Rochester Institute of Technology Chautauqua-Allegheny
Cassie Passantino Hofstra University Hudson Valley
Andrea Ross SUNY Binghamton Central New York
Robert Keith Toman Five Towns College Long Island
Qihong Wei School of Visual Arts Catskills

Click here for rules and more details.

Click here for Participating Films Schools 

Thanks to everyone who participated! 


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