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2024 Student Film Fest

Students in grades 4-8 who live or attend school in San Mateo County are invited to learn tips on creating videos at a student filmmaking workshop offered by students from Burlingame High School’s Environmental Club and Nueva School’s Social Impact Filmmaking Club on Saturday, February 3.

It will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Nueva School San Mateo Campus, 131 E. 28th Ave. in San Mateo. Admission is free.

Called the Bay Area Social Impact Filmmaking Conference (formerly known as the CEC Film Fest Workshop), the workshop is intended for students who plan to enter an original environmental video in the 7th Annual CEC Student Film Fest. It will offer an expanded filmmaking experience for youths who want to develop filmmaking skills and make videos with social impact. Entries are due March 17. Winning entries will be screened and cash prizes of $150 will be awarded to winners in different grade categories at the Film Fest on April 24.

Here’s a video about the CEC Student Film Fest: tinyurl.com/CECFilmFest2024. The Film Fest is presented by the Citizens Environmental Council (CEC), and Peninsula Clean Energy.

Visit burlingamefilmfest.com to register for the workshop and the Film Fest and more info. Questions can be sent to info@cecburlingame.org. There is no charge for entries.

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