For Immediate Release
July 24, 2018
Major film festival coming to Eastern Idaho in Summer 2019
Grand Teton Film Festival is set for next May in downtown Rexburg.
REXBURG, IDAHO– Filmmakers and spectators are invited to come together for the 1st Annual Grand Teton Film Festival, a filmmaking competition and celebration, to be held in downtown Rexburg from May 31 to June 1, 2019.
The festival will occur at multiple nearby venues including workshops and film screenings hosted at Madison Library, the Rexburg Tabernacle, the Romance Theater, and Paramount 5. The Award Ceremony and Celebratory Concert will be held in the Madison High Performing Arts Center with emcee Jay Hildebrandt of KIFI Local News 8.
Steven Vest, Founder and Director of the Grand Teton Film Festival said, “The mission of the festival is to celebrate the art of film and filmmaking. We have created an exciting event with activities for everyone to enjoy that will continue to grow and become better each year.” The festival aims to help local filmmakers network with one another, gain valuable experiences, and learn from industry professionals. Material covered in the free workshops ranges from basic lighting and editing to screenwriting and directing.
Film submission to the festival is open to those 18 and older, though children and minors may submit projects through a parent or guardian. Film categories for the festival include Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films, Animated Short Films, Home Movies, and Music Videos. Filmmakers can also enter multiple films. Film submission opens Feb. 1, 2019. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on submission requirements.
Grand Teton Film Festival is a nonprofit organization made possible by generous sponsors and volunteers. The festival board of directors welcomes the support of individuals, businesses, and organizations for this event. More information can be found at www.grandtetonfilm.org.