High School Grades 10, 11, 12

2018 High School Opportunity for Grades 10-12

Reel Spirit is directing all high school entries from grades 10-12 to the 2018 Kansas City FilmFest; click here to locate additional information about the Rules/Terms (scroll down) and to submit a film for the Heartland Student Short Award.

  • The Heartland Student Short requires “Student films of 40 minutes or less in any genre: animation, documentary, narrative, fiction from *Kansas or Missouri.  Each student entrant must reside in Missouri or Kansas.  Students attending school elsewhere may also enter if his/her parent or guardian resides in Missouri or Kansas. *An entry can be considered for the Student Heartland Division if any of the following criteria are met: any student *enrolled in a college or university as an undergraduate or a graduate student or any high school student are accepted for entry in this division/category. Each student should note his/her school/college/university level.”
  • There will be one award of $500 for the top winning film!  
  • Important dates for the Heartland Student Award are…
  • September 18, 2017 Opening Date for film entries
  • October 20, 2017 Regular Deadline  Standard Fee: $35 USD
  • November 17, 2017Late Deadline  Standard Fee: $45 USD
  • December 15, 2017Extended Deadline  Standard Fee: $55 USD
  • February 28, 2018Notification Date
  • April 11 – 15, 2018Event Date