Tampa Museum of Art

Young Directors Film Festival



Calling all Young Directors!

The Tampa Museum of Art Youth Council is now accepting submissions for the first Young Directors’ Film Festival.  Area high school students are invited to submit their original short films (15 minutes or less) for the chance to be screened during the festival on February 18, 2017. Judges will be on hand to award prizes to the top films. Submissions close January 20th. Get those cameras rolling!

Review the guidelines and requirements below before you submit your film here.


Guidelines & Requirements 

Films are limited to 15 minutes
1 entry per person
Films must be original
Teen appropriate*
High School Freshman to Seniors
Upload film as “unlisted” on YouTube

*TMA Youth Council retains the right to use their own discretion in determining whether or not films are suitable for general viewership.

Judging Criteria 

Originality · Creativity
Plot · Structure · Script
Characters · Entertainment Value
Overall Quality of Production


Submit Here!

Download the flyer: YDFF Flyer


Contact Youth Council with any questions


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