Scout Film Festival

Scout Film Festival
Scout Film Festival

The mission of Scout Film Festival (Scout) is to encourage creative work, connect young filmmakers with their peers and celebrate the open expression of today’s youth through film.

Located in Stowe, Vermont, The Scout Film Festival (Scout) is an annual international event that celebrates teen filmmakers through short film.

Every year, over the course of three days, this unique Vermont event celebrates emerging filmmakers worldwide. Scout honors the passions, talents and accomplishments of youth by showcasing the efforts teens have made in original filmmaking. Scout is an event to enjoy the art of film and storytelling through the lens of our energetic next generation.

During Scout Film Festival budding filmmakers will come together with their peers and industry professionals to share, appreciate and hone their craft. Through Scout, they will find a place where their creativity, curiosity, viewpoints, diversity and belief in self are championed. They will meet people and discover resources to help them envision and achieve their goals within the film industry and other endeavors. They will enjoy a host of exciting, creative events throughout the festival and the town of Stowe.

Scout will provide an organized, tangible venue of events including:

Event components: Opening night reception | Screenings, Panels, Awards Ceremony | Peer engagement and feedback sessions | Thank you brunch & Best In Screening

Entry categories – Best In: Made in VT, Female Filmmaker, Public Service Announcement, Drama, Documentary, Comedy, Animation, Experimental, Horror, Sports/Adventure/Travel, Brand/Advertising, Music Video

Additional Festival Awards: Overall Film, Direction, Original Score, Editing and Special Effects, Screenplay, Cinematography, Audience Award.
High School
United States
Free/Early Bird Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015 – January 4, 2016 (**FREE!) — Regular Submission Deadline: January 5, 2016 – March 14, 2016 ($10) — Final/Late Submission Deadline: March 15, 2016 – April 25, 2016 ($25)