Opening day for the annual NJYFF Call for Entries is April 1, 2021, and the final deadline to enter a film is June 1st, 2021. The jury will convene to choose the film awards and the T-Shirt/Logo Design winner on June 11th, and award notifications will be sent out on June 15th, 2021.
Due to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic faced by so many students and their schools, the entry fee for this year’s 2021 festival has been lowered to $10.
The New Jersey Young Filmmakers Festival seeks short films and videos from students with a home base in NJ. NJYFF is an open-genre festival accepting films in all categories including Animation/Stop Motion, Documentary/Broadcast, Experimental, Narrative, and hybrids.