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CineYouth Festival entries rolling in!

Now celebrating it's 8th year, Cinema/Chicago's youth film festival CineYouth is currently accepting entries from young filmmakers 21 years old or younger. Short films (10 minutes or less) are accepted from all over the world. Entry guidelines and regulations can be found at

"CineYouth is such an important part of our year-round programming," says Education Program Manager and CineYouth Festival Director Rebecca Fons. "We have some exciting new initiatives, including panel discussions and pitch sessions. CineYouth not only showcases the work of the future generation of filmmakers, but also gives them a chance to interact and learn from one another." 

Submissions are accepted until March 15, 2012. Selection decisions will be announced by approximately April 12, 2012. CineYouth takes place at and is sponsored by Columbia College Chicago and is held May 10-12, 2012. It is a free event. 

For questions or more information, email Rebecca Fons at