Each year, the Young Filmmakers Competition invites aspiring U.S. directors (18 and under) to submit a short film. Categories include Narrative/Live Action, Documentary and Animation. Films are judged on creativity, originality and artistic/technical mastery. Awards go to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Honorable Mention (2) and Audience Favorite. In addition, a new award, "Michigan's Best" will be presented to the best entry from the mitten state.All juror decisions are final. Click on the SAY HELLO tab to submit your questions. Entry is FREE.