Junior filmmakers to shine in CU Film Society’s annual competitions

Junior filmmakers to shine in CU Film Society's annual competitions

The Champaign Urbana Film Society is accepting submissions for its 7th Annual Pens to Lens Student Screenwriting Competition, as well as the 5th Annual Pens to Lens Student Filmmaking Competition.

Both comps are open to K-12 students students of any East Central Illinois school. Screenplay submissions close Feb. 28, while film submissions will be accepted until June 30. The winning films will be screened at a red carpet gala at the Virginia Theatre in August.

How good is the East Central Illinois junior filmmaker talent pool? Watch last year’s winners and you’ll know!