NIU environmental film festival seeks judges

The third annual NIU Green Lens Environmental Film Festival has announced a call for judges.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, March 11.

The festival, which runs from Saturday, April 20, through Thursday, April 25, is intended to encourage community interest and involvement in environmental sustainable living. Professional and student filmmakers have been invited to submit short films that address environmental issues.

Members of the Green Lens planning committee will screen films as they are submitted, and the official judging process will begin the first week of April. There will be no more than 12 films per category, and all films will be limited to 30 minutes in length.

The categories are:

  • Narrative Short
  • Documentary Short
  • Student Films

To participate in the judging process, send an application inquiry to greenlens2013@gmail.com. Judges will be selected by March 15.

For more information, contact Melissa Burlingame at (815) 753-5987 or mburlingame@niu.edu.

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