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For Immediate Release
13 February 2012

Melissa Lamar
860.255.3777 (office)
email: MLamar@txcc.commnet.edu

Entries Sought for Film Competition at Tunxis


Connecticut residents are invited to submit their short video/films for a competition culminating in the 3rd Annual Short Film Festival at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. The deadline for the competition is April 1.

Films of 20 minutes or less may be submitted in the following genres: comedy, drama, documentary, animation/FX, cultural heritage, and Connecticut high school student. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winning films, which will be shown April 20 from 7-9 p.m. in Room 201. Submissions must be on DVDs, with an entry fee of $10 for students and $20 for others.

The competition is open to Connecticut residents only and will be judged by members of the student Media Club at Tunxis, which is sponsoring the event. For more details on how to enter, call Patrice Hamilton at 860.773.1643 or email phamilton@tunxis.edu.

From fine arts, health, and technology to liberal arts & sciences programs, Tunxis offers over 60 associate’s degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need. Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington.

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