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YES Film Submissions

Young Emerging Showcase

YES Film Submission 2022

The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival’s YES (Young Emerging- Filmmakers Showcase) established in 2021, celebrates new and emerging filmmakers.

The YES program features films showcasing the work of current and recent graduates from colleges and universities as perhaps their first opportunity to present finished work to the general public.

YES Award finalists attend and participate in Festival activities, include a filmmakers roundtable.  A first place cash prize is awarded helping to fuel the winner’s next creative endeavor.

Entries are limited to either current students or recent graduates up to three years post-degree.

The restrictions are: all entries are non-fiction or documentary in nature and execution.  Film should be no less than 3 minutes and no more than 25 minutes in duration. Submission deadline is May 18.

Please fill out the form below and click Submit. We look forward to reviewing your submissions.

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