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2019 Kent County Teen Film Festival!

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This year's Kent County Teen Film Festival was an incredible success! Celebration Cinema North saw a packed house with audience members supporting teen filmmakers' works of creative genius. A panel of local film professionals acted as judges, presenting awards in 11 categories.

Here are this year's winners:

People's Choice: In a Court of Life

Best Live Action Short: Hidden History

Best Director: Mariah Barrera, A Southside Journey

Best Actress: Alina Pawl-Castanon, Isolation

Best Actor: Luke McGee, In a Court of Life

Best Ensemble: Fight for Freedom

Best Documentary: Deforestation of Amazon Forest, Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula, Sandoz Chemical Fire...

Best Editing: Brian LeClair, fly

Best Cinematography: Pleasantview

Best Original Music: Vet Tran, Whispering Eye

Best Screenplay: Hidden History

All of the 2019 films may be viewed on the Kent County Teen Film Festival YouTube page.

Feeling inspired? It's never too early to start working on entries for the 2020 Teen Film Festival. Entries are accepted Oct. 1, 2019 through Jan. 17, 2020 with the festival being held on Feb. 29, 2020. We hope to see you there!