Submissions are now being accepted for the 28th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films (SSOF). The competition is free and open to aspiring filmmakers, writers, graphic designers, and digital media artists currently enrolled in any high school or college in Florida.
Students have a chance to win more than $20,000 in cash, scholarships, and prizes. For nearly three decades, SSOF has awarded more than $1.6 million.
Here are the categories:
Burt Reynolds Scholarship
Sara Fuller Scholarship
Mel Maron Scholarship
College Feature Short
High School Feature Short
PSA - Commercial
PSA - Screenwriting
As a tribute to the legacy of film legend Burt Reynolds, the SSOF will present to a Palm Beach County high school senior, The Burt Reynolds Scholarship Award, a $5,000 cash prize. Mr. Reynolds was a longtime supporter and frequent presenter at the SSOF Red Carpet Award Show. Runners-up in this selection process will have a chance to win one of two prizes; The $1,000 Sara Fuller or the $1,000 Mel Maron Scholarship Award.
Interested faculty and students should visit pbfilm.com/ssof
for more details and entry guidelines for each category. The deadline for entries is January 30, 2023.
Winners will be announced at the live awards show on April 21, 2023, hosted at the newly renovated and expanded Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Florida.