Youth film festival planned at Creekside Theatre

Summer Arts Scene for Youth is organizing a film festival to showcase the work of young film makers.

Jon Summerland, Film Commissioner, Okanagan Film Commission, is pleased to announce the Okanagan Film Fever Challenge  and a call to all amateur media artists, age 25 and under from across the Okanagan Valley, to get into their creative zone, express themselves and take part in this new exciting, fun and entertaining trans-media challenge!
The Summer Arts Scene For Youth in Central Okanagan Society (SASFY) is inviting submission entries.  Film Fever is a fundraiser to support the annual SASFY summer arts school, “Ignite the Passion for the Arts,” workshops program for youth ages 9-15.
Submissions can be no longer than 10 minutes in duration and categories included documentary, horror, drama, comedy, nature, aboriginal, environmental issues, musical, film noire, and creative.  Film, short clips, photo essays, video and animation entries will be accepted. Submissions are free to enter and each artist can submit multiple entries.
Film Fever is a great opportunity for amateur media artists to gain valuable and rewarding exposure in the community and to receive critiques from distinguished professionals in the field. The jury is a distinguished panel of film and television industry professionals including Jon Summerland, Wendy Ord, Natasha Howers, and Hugh McClelland.

The Film Fever event consists of two parts:

1) April 15 – entry deadline
All submission entries must be dropped off or mailed to manager Horst Jassmann, Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, B.C. V4V 1Y7 Tel. 250-766-5669.  Visit for entry info and details.

2) April 30 -Screening of top pick finalists and winners announced
1:30 – 4:30p.m. at Creekside Theatre.
This event will include critiques & scoring from jury panel, casting of audience’s people’s choice vote, tabulation of the combination of jury & people’s choice vote resulting in the announcement of the winners. Tickets are available at or by calling 250-766-9309. General admission is $10 or a group of four for $32.

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