film-fullOwen Sound, ON – Attention young filmmakers! The libraries of Bruce and Grey counties want your films for the 2015 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival to be held at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinemas on April 20, 2015.

Enter for a chance to see your film on the big screen at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinema, and a chance to win $150, a GoPro Camera or tickets to the United Way's Starlight Film Festival. Some films from the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival are also selected to be screened at the Meaford International Film Festival.

In addition to the junior, senior and people's choice categories, this year's festival features an additional category sponsored by the City of Owen Sound. Films that prominently feature the City as a setting will be eligible to win a GoPro Camera.

Short animated or live action films of a maximum of 10 minutes in length from students in grades 7 through 12 are eligible. Interested teens can pick up an application form from their public library or download one from the Library's website: www.owensound.library.on.ca. Deadline for submissions is March 27, 2015. Selected films will be shown at a festival screening at the Galaxy Cinema in Owen Sound, on April 20, 2015. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and announced after the screening.

For more information about the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival, please contact Nadia Danyluk, Youth Services Librarian at 519-376-6623 ext. 303 or [email protected]

The 2015 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival is organized by the Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library, with the participation and sponsorship of Galaxy Cinemas, The United Way of Bruce Grey, the City of Owen Sound, Richard Thomas Communications, Wightman Telecom, the Meaford International Film Festival, Foto Art, Bruce County Public Library, Grey Highlands Public Library, Hanover Public Library, Meaford Public Library and West Grey Public Library.

Source - Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library