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What is GeekFest Jr?

It’s a mini film festival developed by GeekFest Film Fests, HawaiiCon, Honua Studio and Hawai`i Island Film. GeekFest Jr. will celebrate, educate and screen short films created by young filmmakers across the Hawaiian Islands in the science fiction, fantasy, fan film or geek related genres.

Open to middle school, high school and college aged students, selected films will be screened at HawaiiCon 2018. From those films a number of awards will be given with prizes to include 4-Day Hawaiicon 2019 passes, the opportunity to go on set with Honua Studio, and a spot in a Na Leo broadcast of GeekFest Jr. creations.

GeekFest Film Fests are the World’s Largest Traveling Geek Film Festival programming the best independent genre films at Comic Cons around the World. GeekFest Jr. occurs exclusively at Hawaiicon! Be part of this project showcasing the best young filmmakers in the Hawaiian Islands! Every Entrant will be invited to HawaiiCon ( $70 Value)

In association with GeekFest Film Fests, HawaiiCon and the HAWAII ISLAND FILM OFFICE on the Big Island!

Entry Period  April 20 – Aug 1 2018

$20 entry fee for all participants to take part in the contest.

Paid via PAYPAL on the application form.

Enter your film NOW!

Requirements:

Open to all Hawaiian Island students

Short film of less than 15 minutes, with the theme of science, science fiction, fantasy, horror or fan film based on any pop culture fandom.

Film must be directed by a Student (Intermediate, High School, College)

Film must be PG13 or below.

All entries must provide Hawaiicon and GeekFest Film Festival with permission to screen their entry at Hawaiicon, and in whole or in part on social media.

 

Award Judging

Official Selections made from all entries will be announced 4 weeks prior to HawaiiCon and posted on the HawaiiCon and GeekFest Film Fests Websites.

Official Selections will be chosen by audience and Judges votes at the HawaiiCon screening.

Awards

Winning Selections will be:

  • Invited to HawaiiCon 2019 and receive 2 complimentary passes
  • Invited to a day on a working film set sponsored by Honua Studios

(Parent/guardian is responsible for travel to and from set if winner is a minor)

More prizes Coming SOON!!