The Environmental Studies Center and Council proudly presents Youth Driven Cinema, a K-12 Student Film Festival. Youth Driven cinema is the first event of it’s kind in Martin County and will be held at The Lyric Theatre April 29th, 2016 (doors open at 6:00).
The Mission of Youth Driven Cinema is to educate and engage the youth of Martin County by fostering community involvement within the arts and sciences. Tickets are available ahead of time at the Lyric Box Office and the night of (seating limited).
Students’ composition styles include and limited to; PSA, Music Video, Narrative, Animation, Fictional, and Documentary. Our focus relates to Estuaries, Beaches, Near-shore reefs, Storm water run-off, and marine environments in general. Film crews will be comprised of up to 4 students within the same grade level category. There is also a category for videos by larger groups or classrooms. The top 5 short films from each category will be presented at the film festival. Prizes will be awarded in 4 categories; Plenty of Fish, Elementary, Middle, High School.