Beloit Library

Film Workshop For Teens

A series of four film workshops for teens.

Student Filmmaker Showcase | BIFF


The Beloit International Film Festival is proud to announce our Second Annual Student Filmmaker Showcase as part of the 2013 BIFF schedule.

Presented in partnership with the Beloit Public Library, this is a unique and highly rewarding film challenge for young adults, the results of which will be screened on the Saturday of BIFF at the Beloit Public Library, Feb. 16th, 2013.

6th – 12th Grade

Entries can be of any genre, must be between three and five minutes long, and will be created by the students themselves.

The Grand Prize winner will receive an award at the annual Launch and Laurels party on Thursday, February 14th at the Eclipse Center.

All other filmmakers will receive awards on Saturday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m. at the Student Filmmaker Showcase which will be held at the Beloit Public Library.

Four Months, Four Workshops

Student Filmmaker Workshop | BIFF 2012

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a series of four workshops presented by Drywater Productions that will teach students how to create a short film.

Drywater Productions is a film company owned and operated by Stephen and Cameron Pickering, professional filmmakers from Janesville, WI.  Their films have been showcased in our festival for the past several years and they are very excited to be participating in this endeavor.

These workshops are free and all middle school and high school students are welcome.


  • Fri Oct. 12th |  1:00-4:00 p.m. | “Developing the Story” | Beloit Public Library
  • Sat Nov 10th | 1:00-4:00 p.m. | “Rules of Filmmaking” | Beloit Public Library
  • Sat Dec 1st |  1:00-4:00 p.m. | “Lighting and Sound” | Beloit Public Library
  • Sat Jan 12th |  1:00-4:00 p.m. | “The Edit”  | Beloit Public Library
  • Fri Jan 25th |  Submission Deadline
  • Thu Feb 14th | TBD | Awards Presentation – Launch & Laurels | Eclipse Center*
  • Sat Feb 16th | 2:00 p.m. | Student Filmmaker Showcase | Beloit Public Library


  • Beloit Public Library (605 Eclipse Blvd.)
  • Eclipse Center (Riverside and Henry Ave. Beloit)


*Note:  Launch & Laurels Awards Presentation:  Each participating film gets two complementary tickets. All others, $10.00 adults / $5.00 students

Drywater Productions | Video & Film Production Beloit Public Library

Presented by:  Drywater Productions &  Beloit Public Library

Submission Form

Note: This is an editable PDF. You may

  • Fill it out online and submit to:
  • Print it out, fill it out and mail to:

Beloit International Film Festival
c/o Melissa Hawks
444 E. Grand Avenue
Beloit, WI 53511

For more information:  Melissa Hawks at


The Beloit International Film Festival is made possible by The Hendricks Group and presented in association with Beloit College and with a generous grant from Visit Beloit.