The Estes Valley is a unique place to live, learn and play. The mountainous landscape has stunning views, remarkable recreational opportunities, and provides important habitat for wildlife. Through this film festival, students will find inspiration from open spaces in the Estes Valley to create films related to the environment. Films approved for submission are screened for a local audience and students will have the opportunity to share their perspectives with the community.
Films accepted for the festival will be screened in front of a local audience on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at the Estes Park High School Auditorium. Filmmakers will receive more information about the festival prior to the vent. They must attend the screening to answer questions from the judges. Filmmaker responses will be considered as part of the judging process.
A panel of judges will select three winning films, the individual or group submission will receive scholarships in the following amounts:
- 1st place $4,000
- 2nd place $2,500
- 3rd place $1,500
Visit evlandtrust.org/filmfestival for student rules and submission details.