We Are Accepting Submissions For Pens To Lens 2015!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014
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Students and parents across East Central Illinois, we encourage you to start warming up your writing muscles by reviewing our resources here. Teachers, take a look at our curriculum materials here, and remember Pens To Lens satisfies Common Core literacy requirements for your class.

Review submission guidelines here, and when your script is ready, submit here! We can’t wait to see what you write this year!

 

NEW FOR 2015! THE FIRST ANNUAL PENS TO LENS HIGH SCHOOL FILM FESTIVAL

This year, the CUFS is bringing the entire filmmaking process to the high school students of East Central Illinois. Students will have new opportunities to work with technology, collaborate with peers and mentors, and show off their resourcefulness in this first-annual Pens To Lens High School Film Festival.

Click here to learn more and to register for updates!

Imagine

Imagine
Posted by on Aug 27, 2014
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Written by Lana Fitzgerald, Ellie D’Andria, and Alora Rent (8th grade)
Directed by Tim Meyers
Starring Dema Evans and Max Tomaszewski

A young boy with an imagination goes on a medieval adventure… to a grocery store.

The Runner

The Runner
Posted by on Aug 27, 2014
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Written by Nathan Martin (12th grade)
Directed by Anne Lukeman
Starring Dominique Allen, Max Tomaszewski, Jeff McGill, and Bishop Stevens

Not knowing where she is or what is happening, Skylar finds herself being hunted and she only knows one way to survive. Run!

NOTE: This short was made for a high school audience. Parental discretion is advised for younger viewers.