Montclair Film Festival’s Emerging Filmmaker, co-presented by Partners for Health Foundation and Gelotti, celebrates the work of local filmmakers in two filmmaking sections: Storytellers (Grades 6-8) and Visionaries (Grades 9-12). These films represent a wide range of styles and voices that showcase the diverse talents of young people who are using cinema to tell their stories. Categories include narrative, comedy, documentary, and experimental films.
Awards were presented in each of these categories, as well as for films that make a social impact, and a new Partners for Health Foundation “Speak Out!” Award.
“Our sponsorship provides a platform to showcase young voices through film, a theme the Foundation launched in 2016 that supports our mental health/youth resiliency focus area,” said Pam Scott, Executive Director of Partners for Health.