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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Digital Mountain: It's My Park Film Festival 2010


The second annual Digital Mountain: It's my Park Film Festival is complete. Students from the 7th to 12th grade created a three minute film showing why Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park is "your" park. The students did their own filming and editing. Prizes included a MacBook computer and digital cameras.


Film contestants followed these rules:

1. Film must be planned and edited by a 7 to 12th grader.
2. Film theme must be "It's My Park", showing why Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park is important to the student.
3. Film must be three minutes or less in length.
4. Film must be submitted by 12:00 midnight September 1, 2010.
5. All images and sound must be legal for use.
6. Films will be considered the property of Hawai`i Volcanoes National ; films makers will receive all credit for creation.
7. Format of film must be mov, mp4 or other universal format.
8. Film may be submitted on a DVD or downloaded to the DM-X hard drive.


Films were judged on the following:

1. Story progression (a beginning, middle and end).
2. Smooth transitions.
3. Images that fit and support the story.
4. Music that fits the mood and tone of the story.
5. Editing and titles.
6. Fits the theme "It's My Park".


Did you miss this years Film Festival opportunity?
Click here for information on the Summer 2011, Digital Mountain Film Festival.


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