Calling All Young Filmmakers: 7th Annual Lark Theater Youth Film Festival

January 10, 2012

Kids filming on locationCalling all young filmmakers ages 10 to 18: Larkspur's Lark Theater has announced a call for entries for its 7th Annual Youth Film Festival. Local youth can express their creativity and filmmaking skills and share their stories, and selected young filmmakers will have a chance to see their creations on the big screen!

Films may be in one of four different categories—narrative, documentary, music, or green theme—in either 10–13 or 14–18 age groups.

Short films (under 11 minutes long) should be submitted on DVD or in Quicktime (.mov) format by March 9, 2012. The 2012 Youth Film Festival will be held on April 29, 2012, and will showcase films selected for the festival by a jury of industry professionals. In addition to the screenings, the festival program also includes an awards ceremony and a youth filmmaker Q&A.

Film Fest kidsThe 2011 Festival showcased 29 films submitted by young filmmakers from around California and as far away as New York and Boston.

Downloadable entry forms and additional information can be found at or by calling (415) 924-5111.

The Lark Theater is located at 549 Magnolia Avenue in downtown Larkspur.