Coming soon to a library near you...
June 20 - August 5, 2011
Take your favorite book (or series) and make a short video about it like a movie preview for Darien Library's first-ever movie contest!
Winners will be announced at the Stories & Shorts Award Ceremony on Monday, August 22nd at 7 PM
- Grand Prize - $200
- Runner-up - $150
- Honorable Mention - $100
- Entries will be original work created by teens ages 13-18.
- Entries will be book trailers featuring and promoting a book or series of books.
- One entry per person
- Only submissions with parental permission entry forms will be considered. (Forms will be available on June 20th)
- Videos can be no more than 3 minutes in length.
- Videos are to be posted to YouTube or Vimeo and tagged with "darienlibrary"`
Ariel Aberg-Riger, Chief Creative Officer, Fourth Story Media (NY)
Alice Look, Acting Managing Producer at A&E Television Networks
Manny Perez, Chief Executive Officer of Alexandra Productions (CT)
Not sure how to make one? Never fear! We've got a special program just for you!
Best Book Trailers
Thursday, June 30 at 1 PM in the Teen Lounge
Learn film-making techniques to plan, shoot, and edit a teaser about a book you love.
This contest is a part of Teen Summer Reading. Entry forms are now available in the Teen Lounge, at the Welcome Desk or as a pdf on the website.
Can't wait to see what you make!
Photo by Flickr user Scott Kinmartin