Louisville's International Festival of Film presents the Kentucky Youth Film Festival. High school students, grades 9–12, are invited to submit their original films on any topic in one of the following categories:

  • Short Film (3-5 minutes in length)
  • Public Service Announcement or Commercial (60 seconds in length)
  • Documentary (5-8 minutes in length)
  • Cell Phone Film (1-2 minutes in length, filmed entirely with a cell phone)

*File size must not exceed 1GB.

Submission Rules

Original films on any topic or genre are accepted. Films should be G- or PG- rated and suitable for a teen audience. Filmmakers must be Kentucky residents in grades 9–12.

*File size must not exceed 1GB

Official Rules & Submission Guidelines

Official Entry Form

KYFF Release Form

All entries must be received by September 15, 2018.

For more information about KYFF, visit www.lfpl.org/kyff

Prizes will be awarded for best-in-category. Winners will be announced at the Kentucky Youth Film Festival on October 12 at the Main Library (301 York Street, Louisville, KY)