Reflections Arts Contest: Film Production

All children deserve opportunities to explore and be involved in the arts.  In support of this, the PTA’s “Reflections” program is currently underway!  This is our cornerstone arts program.  It offers your child the opportunity to earn local, state and even national recognition for original artwork they create in response to the theme “Within Reach”.

Over the next few days, we will talk about each of the six different categories that your child may participate in.  Today, we’ll talk about Film Production.

Film Production is the process of making a film.  The producer (your child) is not required to appear in the film, but if the student chooses to, a camera tripod may be used.  All screenwriting, directing, camera/filming and editing must be done by the student producer.  PowerPoint presentations are not permitted.

Consider the following styles to portray your original work of fiction or nonfiction:
Animation:  Demonstrates motion by sequencing still objects or using computer-generated graphics.
Narrative:  Tells a fictional story developed by the student.
Documentary:  Presents facts and information.
Experimental:  Explores movement, light and montage.
Multimedia:  Uses a combination of different contents (text, audio, still images, animation, etc).

What talent does YOUR child possess?  Do you have a budding filmmaker in the house?  What a fun way for your child to experiment and come up with a fun film!  Details and specific entry requirements are posted on the bulletin board outside of the library.

As a “sweet” incentive, each student that submits an entry will receive a $5 Menchies gift card!  Remember, all entries are due in by MondayNovember 13th.

Please, consider having your child participate in this program!  Last year we had one of our students advance to the State level competition!   We’d love to have a repeat this year.

If you have questions about the program, or would like to volunteer to help, please email board@chepta.org

Thank you!

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