FilmFest 4-H Digital Film Festival is August 1 – 3, in Branson

FilmFest 4-H, gives 4-H members a venue for expressing their creativity and demonstrating their filmmaking skills. This exciting festival showcases films, seminars, workshops and receptions. Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • learn advanced filmmaking techniques from industry professionals;
  • network with fellow 4-H filmmakers;
  • discover new techniques and ideas; and
  • celebrate their successes.


  • Filmmakers must be 11 – 18 years of age as of January 1, 2011.
  • All film entries must be created and produced by the filmmakers.
  • Works may be original or adapted from a previous published source.
  • All footage must be original, except for documentaries which may include non-original footage from other sources. Filmmakers must secure all rights, licenses, clearances and releases needed for exhibition.
  • Entry must have been completed after January 1, 2008 and before June 1, 2011.
  • Works in progress will not be accepted.

 The anticipated final submission deadline is June 1, 2011, with a $15 fee per entry (make checks payable to: “Missouri 4-H Foundation – FilmFest 4-H).

To submit your entries, do the following for each.

1. Save a copy of your entry to a DVD (best quality and tested on a consumer DVD player) that is labeled with the:


Maximum running time

  • Narrative (tells a story) = 30 minutes
  • Documentary (presents facts about a person, event or process) = 30 minutes
  • Music video (short film accompanying music) = six minutes

Names of team members

 2. Complete the Film submission Form and the release Form.

3. Mail to: 

FilmFest 4-H Submissions Office

804 Clark Hall

University of Missouri

Columbia MO 65211

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