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film wheels Jean LucST HilaireAttention young filmmakers! The libraries of Bruce and Grey counties want your films for the 2016 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival to be held at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinemas on April 27, 2016.

You can enter for a chance to see your film on the big screen at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinema, and a chance to win cash prizes. In addition to the Galaxy screening, some of the films submitted to the 2016 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival will be selected to screen at the Meaford International Film Festival, at the Meaford Hall on the Labour Day weekend.

Short animated or live action films of a maximum of ten 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 Friday, April 1, 2016. Selected films will be shown at a festival screening at the Galaxy Cinema in Owen Sound on April 27, 2016. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and announced after the screening.

The 2016 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, Richard Thomas Communications, Wightman Telecom, Bruce Telecom, the Meaford International Film Festival, Bruce County Public Library, Grey Highlands Public Library, Hanover Public Library, Meaford Public Library and West Grey Public Library.

For more information about the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival, please contact Nadia Danyluk, Youth Services Librarian at 519-376-6623 ext. 303 or ndanyluk@owensound.library.on.ca.