2014 “Say It in Eight” Student Film Festival

The After Hours Film Society invites all students to participate in "Say It in Eight," our 12th annual student film festival. In order to make this year’s fest exceptionally challenging, we are asking entrants to create a complete film with a running time of 8 minutes or less for our consideration. All submissions will be judged by film professionals and educators who have a knowledge of and respect for creativity, originality, ambition and determination. Winning entries will be screened and generous cash prizes will be awarded at the After Hours Student Film

Festival in October, 2014.


Eligible entries may either be submitted on DVD by Saturday, June 30, 2014 along with a completed and signed entry application (available on line)  and $10 fee to:

The After Hours Film Society

P.O. Box 5266

Wheaton, IL 60189

Or electronically by clicking on the link below.  PLEASE NOTE:  An entry application (available on line) must be completed  for ALL submissions and sent to the After Hours Film Society (address above) or emailed to info@afterhoursfilmsociety.com.

Winning entries will be screened, and substantial cash prizes will be awarded at a special After Hours Film Society program tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 22, 2014. Again the entry deadline is Saturday, June 30, 2014.

To download your

  1. Postmark entry deadline: June 30, 2014.

  2. Eligible entries may not exceed 8 minutes in length.

  3. Applicants must submit completed and signed entry application.

  4. Entry fees are $10 (early bird fee of $5.00 for films entered on or before March 30, 2014) and are nonrefundable

  5. Winning Entries will be screened at the Tivoli Theatre in October, 2014.


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