FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tickets are on Sale for The 22nd Annual Youth Film Festival
- Sponsor & VIP Party – 6:00 PM
- General Admission Doors Open – 7:15 PM
- Festival Screening – 7:30 PM
- $ 102.50 VIP
- $ 32.50 Student VIP
- $ 17.00 General Admission – screening only
Celebrate the art of storytelling with Light House Studio on Friday, September 15, 2023! You can purchase tickets for the festival at https://www.theparamount.net/event/lhsyff22/
Light House Studio invites you to purchase tickets for the 22nd Annual Youth Film Festival, which will take place on September 15, 2023, at The Paramount Theatre in Charlottesville, VA.
Light House Studio’s Youth Film Festival is a wonderful celebration of our community, students, and great filmmaking. The festival highlights student’s stories created during Light House Studio’s many school-year workshops, community partnerships, and award-winning Summer Film Academy over the past year.
The Youth Film Festival is our most important fundraiser, providing 25% of our programming budget. Every ticket sold ensures we can keep providing an exceptional and unique filmmaking education to the Charlottesville community. You can watch a recap of the 2022 festival at https://vimeo.com/761481036
By attending the Youth Film Festival, you will be part of a first-time viewing experience of student films before they hit the national film festival circuit. To date in 2023, Light House Studio has been honored with a total of 38 film festival acceptances, with 16 unique student films being shown at 24 different festivals, and 6 awards!
ABOUT LIGHT HOUSE STUDIO
For over twenty years, Light House Studio has been equipping students with the skills and confidence to tell their stories and build community through collaborative filmmaking. We seek to foster a community of flourishing students, storytellers, and citizens.
In 2022, Light House taught 82 workshops to 837 students, resulting in 285 completed films; partnered with 57 local nonprofits and schools; had 34 student films accepted to 58 different film festivals, with 14 films receiving awards; and provided more than 60% of students scholarships allowing them to attend at free or reduced cost. 96% of our students reported improved creativity and collaboration skills; 96% improved storytelling, and 93% improved planning and organization skills.
Kristen Dillehunt, Light House Studio, (434) 293-6992, email@example.com,