White House students film festival

By Rahul Nair
In Festivals & Events
Nov 28th, 2013

White House is inviting entries for students film festival. Jump in if you are an amateur student filmmaker.

Why not showcase your short film somewhere that means a lot to you? Yes it’s  a golden chance that’s available to all those young film enthusiasts out there – the White House is calling entries for the first ever students short film competition.

White House students film festival

The students film festival is open to all students enrolled in grades K-12 in the U.S. and its territories who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry.

Barack Obama has got an assignment for the young minds of U.S.

“We’re looking for videos that highlight the power of technology in schools.”

Your film should address at least one of the following themes:

  • 1. How you currently use technology in your classroom or school.
  • 2. The role technology will play in education in the future.

So what does the winner gets, its basically name and fame in short other than that your short film will be screened at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, finalist videos may also be featured on the White House website, YouTube channel, and social media pages. Who knows maybe the President is looking for an another Oliver Stone out there who could make an O!

For more details click here.

Update: White House received almost 2,500 official entries and 16 of the lucky winners got to the finals.


Rahul Nair loves everything about Cinema, Photography, Cinematography and likes Journalism.