Student artists from Cambridge get invite to compete for film festival’s poster prize
Students from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School are invited take part in a juried contest to design the poster for next October’s Arlington International Film Festival. The deadline to submit is Jan. 18.
The winning artist gets a cash prize of $500 in addition to having a poster chosen as the face of the film festival. Artists are encouraged by festival organizers to be creative and explore the idea of the festival’s mission: “To foster appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film.”
Cambridge students will be competing with artists from the Windsor Community Art Center in Cambridge, Arlington High School and Arlington Catholic High School, Watertown High School, Hingham High School and Minuteman High School.
Only one submission is allowed per student by midnight of Jan. 18, and it include the words “2015 Arlington International Film Festival” and give the dates: Oct 15-22. Submissions should be 8.5 by 11 inches at a minimum resolution of 300 dots per inch in the JPEG file format and be sent here with the artist’s name, high school, grade, email address and phone number. Include a brief bio and artist’s statement.
All design content within the poster must be created by the artist. A poster design with content copied from other artists’ work will be disqualified.