ShortFest Youth Jury
Palm Springs International ShortFest Youth Jury is a collection of students from the greater Palm Springs area with a special interest in film and the arts. Through a numerous film appreciation classes, The experience of being on the Youth Jury teaches these young people how to read and evaluate film from an early age and exposes the participants to age-appropriate stories and perspectives of different cultures from around the world. This year, the Palm Springs international ShortFest is expanding its Youth Jury to two groups:
- KID'S CHOICE AWARD JURY ( 13 and under)- Deliberate on a selection of films from the Family and Animated category.
- YOUNG CINEASTE'S AWARD JURY (14-17)- Deliberate on a selection of films under the Young Adult category.
We are currently looking for students from across the Coachella Valley to participate in the Youth Jury. These students will need to be available for some classes this summer starting in May and during certain times leading up to and during the festival in June. If you are, or know, a young student in the Coachella Valley who would be interested in participating in the Youth Jury or if you would like to receive more information on the Educational Programs of the Palm Springs International Film Society, please email Zack@psfilmfest.org.