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NIU’s Green Lens Film Festival seeks judges

Published: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

The third annual Northern Illinois University Green Lens Film Festival has announced a call for judges. Applications will be accepted through March 11.

The festival, which runs April 20 through 25, is intended to encourage community interest and involvement in environmental sustainable living.

Professional and student filmmakers have been invited to submit films that address environmental issues. The films will not exceed 30 minutes in length.

The Green Lens planning committee will screen films as they are submitted, and the official judging process will begin the first week of April. There will be no more than 12 films per category.

The categories are Narrative Short, Documentary Short and Student Films.

To participate in the judging process, send an application inquiry to greenlens2013@gmail.com. Judges will be selected by March 15.

For more information, call Melissa Burlingame at 815-753-5987.

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