NFFTY's 360° Showcase

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NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth) is proud to open its doors to 360° filmmaking and the efforts of young filmmakers in this burgeoning media!

NFFTYX is a brand-new part of NFFTY's annual festival showcasing the latest creative thinking in 360° immersion cinematic storytelling from emerging creatives age 24 and younger.

Accepted filmmakers will receive a filmmaker badge for NFFTY 2017, receiving full access to all festival events.

While NFFTYX is only accepting 360° film submissions, there may be additional virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 360° content available for viewing at NFFTY 2017. Check back here for updates!

– Filmmaker must be 24-and-under
– Film must be submitted on FilmFreeway utilizing YouTube 360


February 9
March 2
March 15
April 10

Submissions Open
Submissions Close
Notification Date
Screening Files Due

All NFFTYX submissions will require a $25 submission fee.

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