Three new “Best of 716” Awards will be presented at the Niagara County Community College Film and Animation Festival, planned for noon to 4 p.m. May 5. They are: Best Western New York Film, Best WNY High School Student Film and Best WNY College Student Film. The submission deadline is April 1.
Topping the event is an international film competition in which $200 awards will be presented for the top: drama, comedy, animation, documentary, music video, horror and experimental film. Festival admission is free and open to the public, with refreshments.
The contest is open to all levels of expertise and ages and to any film produced within the past three years. Judges include professionals in the field. Visit www.niagaracc.suny.edu/ncccfilmfestival or contact NCCCFilmFestival@gmail.com.