Jewish Film Competition

Rabbi Yonah of the Jewlicious Festival hipped us to this…

GRAND PRIZE $1000 or Trip to Festival

Are you the next Spielberg, Brooks, Allen or Coen Brothers? Want your film to be seen around the country? Create a short film on a Jewish subject and you could win a huge cash prize or win a trip to Jewlicious Festival. Winning films will be shown at Jewlicious Festival and film festivals around the country. This nationwide film competition is for young filmmakers age 18-26. Submissions will be accepted until Midnight, February 11th, 2009.

All films will be eligible for two awards- the Grand Jury Prize, and the Audience Award. The Grand Jury Prize will be chosen by a panel of veteran filmmakers from Hollywood and New York. The Audience Award will be chosen via online voting.

COST: There is no cost to enter – one film per filmmaker.

ELIGIBILITY: Films up to 5 min, made by filmmakers aged 18-26, pertaining to Jewish Identity

PRIZES: $1000 prize for winner or trip to festival, plus 2nd and 3rd Place prizes

ENTRY: Entries must be submitted through this official channel only.

1. Upload your video to your YouTube account.
2. Share it with us (JewishFilmComp)
3. Send an email to with “REGISTER” in the headline. You will receive a registration email to sign up, and that’s it!
4. Public voting will begin when the submission period has ended.

The top 10 films with the most votes will make the finals. The 3 winning films will be chosen by a panel of Jewish Film & TV Professionals. Audience Award will be determined by online voting.

A selection of the films will be screened at the Jewlicious Festival in Long Beach, CA in February 27-March 1, 2009 and Jewish Film Festivals around the world!
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