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Prizes

Best Picture - $1000

This award will recognize excellence in storytelling, production quality, directing, cinematography, audio mixing, and other industry categories. It will also show a strong integration of the team’s prompt and public domain material.

Best Musical Adaptation - $700

This award will recognize a musical entry for its excellence in composition, innovation in its use of public domain material, and integration of a team’s prompt.

Audience Choice Award - $500

The audience at the Public Screening will have the opportunity to vote live between selected finalists of the film festival. This award will be given according to the film with the most audience support.

Best Literary Adaptation - $500

This award will recognize strength in the underlying writing of a film entry that uses the public domain literary material in a creative and innovative way.

Best Actor - $150

This award will be given to a BYU Student actor who has displayed excellence in acting performance in one of the film contest entries.

Best Musical Performance - $150

This award will be given to a BYU Student musical performer who has displayed excellence in musical performance in one of the music contest entries.