Dominique Dunne Film Competition

Fountain Valley School of Colorado is proud to present the Dominique Dunne Film Competition. The competition, formerly named the Dominique Dunne Film Festival, began in 1967 and was the country's first high school-sponsored showcase for young filmmakers. Originally called the FVS Film Festival, it was renamed after the death of Dominique, a promising actress and 1977 FVS graduate.


What: Dominique Dunne Film Competition presented by Fountain Valley School of Colorado
For: Students who are currently enrolled in grades 9-12 at schools that have been invited to participate in the competition and whose entries have been endorsed by their teacher.
Categories: Dramatic and documentary; films are limited to a length of 20 minutes
Submission deadline: Jan. 1, 2017
Cost: $11 for first entry; $6 for each additional entry per person
Winners announced: Late January 2017
Competition screening: Jan. 28, 2017
Prizes: First place in each category receives $300, second place receives $100; honorable mention prizes of $50 may be awarded.

Please read the Rules and Regulations page for more information on submission guidelines.

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