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ORANGE CITY, Fla., October 18, 2016 — In partnership with the Love Your Shorts Film Festival, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial will host a student film competition to inspire youth grades five through 12 to use the video media platform as a creative outlet to tell positive, life-affirming stories and build a healthy community.
The theme of Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s student film festival is centered on the eight principles of CREATION Health, an acronym for: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition. CREATION Health is a lifestyle transformation program which was created to help people reach their goals and live a full and complete life. This program teaches others how to improve their overall health and wellbeing.
All film submissions should be at least three minutes long, but no longer than 10 minutes.
All key production crew and lead actors must be students. Adults may appear in the film, but cannot be lead characters.
There is no cost to submit a film to the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial student film competition and submissions are due Dec. 31, 2016.
Films should be submitted as an MP4 or .MOV file on either DVD or a USB Jump Drive. All projects should be submitted to: Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Marketing and Public Relations department, Attn: Student Film Festival, 1060 Medical Center Drive, Suite 205, Orange City, FL 32763.
The top five films will be screened during the Love Your Shorts Film Festival February 9-12, 2017, in Sanford, Florida. Each of the top winners will receive $100 in Best Buy gift cards.
To request an application, email FISMarketing.PublicRelations@ahss.org, call (386) 917-7197, or visit FloridaHospital.com/sites/default/files/creation_health_student_film_competition_copy_final.pdf .
About Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 175-beds, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 923 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community’s overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. For more information about Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, visit www.FHFishMemorial.org.